How to get to Benidorm

Benidorm makes itself widely accessible to tourists, and most travellers have come to its shores comfortably by way of the Alicante International Airport. This airport is 37 miles from the city and there are numerous scheduled and charter flights from all leading European destinations going there. You’ll also be happy to note that the Port of Alicante receives nearly all of the major Mediterranean cruise liners, while the ‘Renfe’, which is the Spanish railway system, connects with this town from points in and around Spain and the rest of Europe. If you’re on the road traveling to this destination, you’ll enjoy the fact that the Madrid-Albacete-Alicante motorway links this region with the heart of Europe, and from Spain’s northern interior, the easiest approach to this area is by way of Valencia along the Mediterranean Highway (AP-7) which is a favorite among  Benidorm’s bus coach services.

Travelling to Benidorm by means of air transport is most preferred by tourists but rail, road and sea routes are available too.

Benidorm By Air

Take a flight to land at Alicante International Airport (AIC) which is the closest international airport and about 60 kilometres from Benidorm.

Benidorm By Train

Renfe (Spanish Rail) trains connect Alicante and other parts of Europe.  If you are planning on going to Madrid with the high-speed Ave train, Renfe offers a combination of AVE + BUS transfer at the Alicante Station.  The bus makes stops at 3 different locations in Benidorm (in the Benidorm bus station, at Europa Avenue and Jaimie I Avenue) and picks up passengers and takes them to the Alicante (Alacant Station).

Benidorm by Car

Mediterranean highway (AP-7) connects Benidorm down south to Malaga and Gibralter, and if you go north you can get to Barcelona and Girona.

Benidorm by Ferry

If you want to take a ferry to go to Algeria or the Balearic Islands like Ibiza and Mallorca you would have to go south to the Port of Alicante in Alicante.  There are no direct ferries leaving from Benidorm.  The port of Alicante is approximately 50 minutes south of Benidorm.

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