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    Alicante

    The guide was updated: 2017-04-04

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Alicante-Elche International Airport

Alicante’s international airport is situated 11 kilometres south of the city and is called “Alicante-Elche”. It is one of the most important airports in the country, with direct flights to 16 destinations around Spain, over 120 airports in Europe and the north of Africa, flying to a total of 23 different countries. The cheapest way to get into the centre is by urban bus C-6. A single ticket costs €3,85. The bus departs every 20 minutes and it takes around 30 minutes depending on the traffic. A taxi costs around €18 with a journey time around 10 to 15 minutes.
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Public Transport

There are city buses running to every district of the city, and Alicante’s suburbs. The central bus station offers regular connections with other towns in the area, as well as the main Spanish cities and European capitals, as well as Morocco (www.subus.es). Trams leave from the Mercado Central station in direction to San Juan beach and the coastal town of El Campello, Benidorm and also connect with the tram (narrow gauge train) service going up the north coast of Alicante, including Calpe and Denia. Due to the spectacular landscape along the way, the tram is loved and popular among tourists. The train is another useful method of transport. Thanks to modern trains, Spanish as well as European capitals can be reached easily and comfortably from the station located in the city centre. Coach Station: +34 965 130 700 Railway Station: +34 902 240 202 / www.renfe.es Tram: +34 900 720 472 / www.fgv.es
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