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What time is the cheapest time to travel in Alicante?

When it comes to travelling by public transport in Alicante, holidaymakers aren't short of options. There are regular train, tram and bus services, that make it easy to get around this fascinating part of the world. But what time of day is the most cost-effective time to travel in this province of eastern Spain? Before you discover the answer to that question, be sure to check out our airport transfers . We offer great savings and a wide range of vehicles, from shared shuttles to private cars, minibuses and coaches.


Between June and mid September is the most popular time to visit Alicante – so prices might be a little bit higher. The weather during summer months is hot, averaging 26 degrees but often reaches the early 30s. If you like your holidays to be all about relaxing, summer in Alicante is perfect. Check out all the beaches, enjoy the shorefront bars and take it easy.

Take the train

Alacant-Terminal is the city's main train station, acting as a terminus for many of the main towns and cities throughout Spain, including Valencia. Spain's third city is less than two hours away by rail. Beware price fluctuations throughout the day, however – a return fare for two adults at 07:00 can cost as much as €63.08 (approximately) £54.29. Choose your outbound journey carefully in order to enjoy the most cost-effective price, which is about €33.93) £29.21 for a return ticket for two adults when catching the 08:00 train.

Hop on a bus

Alicante is blessed with regular bus services taking passengers throughout the region and further afield. One of the most popular destinations is Benidorm, which is only about 48 kilometres away. A return bus ticket for two passengers costs in the the region of €9.40 (roughly £8.09), regardless of the time of day that you choose to travel.

Jump on a tram

Taking the tram is a very budget-friendly option and it's also a novel way of transport too. A return trip to Benidorm for two is likely to cost as little as €13.00 (about £11.19) for two adults, no matter what time of day you wish to travel.

Hire a car

If you are thinking about hiring a car during your stay in Alicante, you will only have to consider vehicle-hire and petrol costs. And, of course, this provides you with the freedom to travel around the region whenever like. Here at Holiday Extras, we compare all the top rental car providers to bring you a wide range of vehicles, all at great prices for all your car hire needs.

Cycle and save

One of the best ways to keep travel costs down is by getting around on a bicycle. There are plenty of bike hire companies in Alicante and prices start from around €5 (a little more than £4) per day per bike.

Whatever time you choose to travel in and around, you'll find that you won't be short of options. And getting from the airport to your accommodation is easy thanks to our Alicante airport transfers service.

Please note: prices quoted are for guidance purposes only.