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Transportation tips for holidays in Costa Blanca

On this page you will find transportation tips for holidays in Gran Alacant and in Costa Blanca: how to get to Alicante, getting around in the Gran Alacant area and in Costa Blanca. Transport in Costa Blanca is cheap and well developed. See below for details.

How to Get to Alicante

Our cosy vacation rental in Gran Alacant is literally a 10 minute drive from Alicante Airport. Although offering superb transportation access the area is tranquil and as it is not on the flight path there is no aircraft noise.

There are both scheduled and charter flights to the Alicante airport.
British Airways flies between Gatwick and Alicante offering very good rates. Even better rates propose a low-cost aircraft company Ryanair with their direct flights between Stansted and Alicante.

The well developed road system of Spain can be used to get to Alicante and Gran Alacant by bus or by car. Please check our Car Hire and Transport in Gran Alacant sections.

Transport in Gran Alacant

A local bus is very cheap and frequent and offers services to local beaches, coastal resorts and cities. It circulates between Santa Pola and Alicante passing through Gran Alacant. The ticket costs 1 Euros wherever you go. The closest bus station is near the Avenida del Mediterraneo, 10 minutes walk from the holiday house. The route terminal in Santa Pola is near the market.

As much as the holiday house in Gran Alacant has plentiful amenities within the local area, to enjoy maximum benefit of your holiday in Costa Blanca we would recommend hiring a car.

Regional /National networks of the Costa Blanca

Alicante provides a starting destination for both the national bus and rail networks, for those wishing to experience trips to places like Barcelona, Valencia or Madrid.

Car Hire

Car hire from as little as 14 Euros a days gives you both flexibility and independence. It provides a platform to explore the traditional Spanish inlands and the wonderful coastal region.

Here are some good links for car hire in Alicante, Spain and abroad: Rentspain.com (the best rates), Record rent a car and Hertz. Here is a site choosing the cheapest car hire company for the dates you need: Compare Car Hire.