Benidorm Guide: Transport
Benidorm is richly served by rail, road and air links both locally and internationally. Although it has a harbour you will need your own boat to use it.
There are occassional boat trips to neighbouring towns such as Calpe.
The vast majority of holidaymakers travel to Benidorm by air. They arrive at nearby Alicante International Airport (ALC) which is within easy reach of Benidorm via bus or road.
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.
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Public Transportation and BusesTravelling 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 l’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, Almería, Málaga, Sevilla, Córdoba, Granda, Jaén, Valladolid and Asturias, as well as to the main cities in Italy and the South of France; Bilman Bus, connects to Logroño, Vitoria, Bilbao, Pamplona, Tolosa, San Sebastián and Irún; Autocares Jiménez, to Teruel and Zaragoza; Linebus and StarBus, to Belgium and Holland, covering other services to France and Italy, and Eurolines, to all of Europe.
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
Metropolis Tram of Alicante, runs a route along the coast. They run a narrow-gauge train service oprating between Alicante, Benidorm, Altea, Denia and many other towns and resorts of Costa Blanca.
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.
FerriesThere are no regular ferry services from the Benidorms marina. Hopwever there are some day excursions and trips to nearby towns along the Costa Blanca coast.
There are regular ferry routes from Deinia and Valencia which are just along the coast.