Transportation in Benidorm, Costa Blanca
Travelers can travel to the province of Alicante and Benidorm by rail, road and air, though its strategic coastal position makes it possible to dock at any of its harbours and use the railway network that criss-crosses the region. Most holidaymakers prefer to travel to Benidorm by air arriving at nearby Alicante International Airport (ALC) that is within easy reach to Benidorm. (Alicante Airport - 966 919 400)
Benidorm is an extensive city, spread out around the bay. To get about there is an urban bus service, lines connecting Poniente and Levante to the Centre and connecting with the different leisure venues, water and theme parks, service and civic centres.
Also with the surrounding area, a tourist complement to the city. The panoramic 30-Bus line and the tourist bus travels the city from east to west and vice versa, offering a panoramic view across Benidorm. The taxi service is equally complete and has numerous regulated, identified taxi ranks.
As for easiest way to discover and explore the Benidorm and around, car hire Benidorm is the best option for the holidaymakers looking for both freedom and independence. There are also variety of regular buses throughout Benidorm which are cheap and useful. Travelers may also travel in and around Benidorm and all Costa Blanca resorts by the train.
Public Transportation and Buses
Travelling in and around Benidorm by buses is a cheap way to discover the region and get around. There are numerous buses operating in Benidorm to all nearby towns and cities of Costa Blanca. Buying a "Bonobus 20" is recommended in order to pay for every bus line. Holidaymakers may also find and take the sightseeing buses to explore the region.
A modern Bus Station with a shopping centre, in the Partida Salt de lâ€™Aigua, beside the Law Courts and the INVAT.TUR, connects Benidorm with the rest of Spain and Europe by means of direct lines. ALSA (Enatcar-Ubesa) travels to Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Murcia, AlmerÃa, MÃ¡laga, Sevilla, CÃ³rdoba, Granda, JaÃ©n, Valladolid and Asturias, as well as to the main cities in Italy and the South of France; Bilman Bus, connects to LogroÃ±o, Vitoria, Bilbao, Pamplona, Tolosa, San SebastiÃ¡n and IrÃºn; Autocares JimÃ©nez, to Teruel and Zaragoza; Linebus and StarBus, to Belgium and Holland, covering other services to France and Italy, and Eurolines, to all of Europe.
Llorente Bus, C/ Castellon, Poligono Industrial de Finestrat - 96 585 43 22
Grupo Alsa (Enatcar-Ubesa), Avda. Jaime I, Aptos. Valencia II
Av. Europa, (Centro Comercial La Noria) - 902 42 22 42
Bilmanbus, C/ Lepanto - 96 586 15 58
Jimenez, C/ Lepanto - 96 586 15 58
Grupo Alsa (Eurolines), Av. Europa - 902 42 22 42
Iberbus-Linebus, C/ Portugal - 96 522 93 36/96 522 95 04
Train Travelers may find a narrow-gauge train service oeprating between Alicante, Benidorm, Altea, Denia and many other towns and resorts of Costa Blanca. The Benidorm VIA train station is located in the town and it takes about 1 hour to reach Alicante from benidorm by train.
Taking the the Lemon Express operating from Benidorm along the coastline of Costa Blanca to Gata de Gorgos may be a great attraction for the holidaymakers. It is highly recommended.
Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV), C/ Estacion - 96 585 18 95
Renfe, Avda. Salamanca - 902 24 02 02
The TRAM (fgvalicante.com), a high speed tramway, follows the line of the veteran Trenet de La Marina. It joins Alicante and DÃ©nia, connecting the whole coast and the theme parks. The No. 9 line goes straight to the heart of Alicante, with a stop at the MARQ (Provincial Archaeological Museum), where there are extremely interesting travelling museum exhibitions, as well as its own permanent collection.
The TRAM, of Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat, offers a night service to the disco, the Tramnochador (21st June to 12th September) and it is planned to make the regular service enter the streets of Benidorm.
There are variety of regular boat and ferry service from the Benidorm marina to the nearby towns and resorts of Costa Blanca along the coastline.