The express direct bus service which connects Torrevieja to El Altet airport in Alicante is a well-priced and practical method of linking the Costa Blanca to the airport terminal and eliminates the need to pay higher taxi fares for the same journey.
The ticket costs under 7 euros one way, making Alicante-Elche airport (El Altet) a logical choice for those holidaying in the Torrevieja area. The bus station at Torrevieja has a taxi rank for those who wish to travel on from Torrevieja and there are a number of local services linking in to the airport service.
Services leave from Torrevieja’s bus station (located at Calle del Mar, nº 50) every day of the year at 7.00, 9.00, 11.00. 13.00, 15.00, 17.00, 19.00 and 21.00, and follow the CV-905 out of town onto the A-7 in order to avoid the congestion which slows down travel on the N-332. Return services from the airport are scheduled every day at 8.00, 10.00, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00, 20.00 and 22.00).
The journey time is approximately 50 minutes, and tickets can be purchased at the bus station itself (tel 96 571 0146) or at the airport.
This is a direct service and offers excellent value, with pensioners entitled to a 30% discount upon production of a valid Social Security card. ( NB Discount only applicable to pensioners RESIDENT in the Comunidad Valenciana who can produce NIE number, DNI or residency card)
Wifi is free on the service and there is good disability access.
The tickets cost 6.92€ single ( correct January 2014) and there is a small discount for a return ticket
Bus station address:
Estación de Autobuses de Torrevieja
Calle del Mar, 40
Click for map, Calle del Mar, Torrevieja
Telephone: 96 571 01 46
The bus station has a taxi rank, cafeteria, toilets and kiosk.
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