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Alicante Airport To Santa Pola and Gran Alacant

How To Get From Alicante Airport To Santa Pola and Gran Alacant?

Right south of Alicante lies the city of lovely city of Santa Pola. With its beautiful harbor, large beach areas and ferries running to the Tabarca Island, it has become an important tourist attraction.

Located at 15 km ( 9 miles ) south of the airport of Alicante, getting to Santa Pola is relatively easy. (Distance Alicante airport to Gran Alacant is around 10 km ( 6 miles ). However, finding a cheap public transport option like bus is not easy, especially during off season.

 

Since we are getting the question on how do I best get from Alicante airport to Gran Alacant or Santa Pola rather frequently, we put the table below together, listing a variety of transfer options  for you.

How To Get To Santa Pola from Alicante Airport?
    Duration
(approx. incl
waiting time)
Cost (approx.) See More Details
Bus 15 min 1,50 EUR ( to Gran Alacant) ; 2,30 EUR ( to Santa Pola) Bus from Alicante airport to Santa Pola and Gran Alacant
Taxi 15 min 25 EUR ( to Gran Alacant)35 EUR ( to Santa Pola) Taxi from Alicante airport to Santa Pola or Gran Alacant
Train No Train station at Alicante airport
Private Shuttle Service Companies Private Shuttle Services 15 min 40 EUR Private Transfer from Alicante to Gran Alacant or Santa Pola
Car Hire 15 min Depends on rental time and car Car Hire at Alicante airport
 

Bus from Alicante Airport to Gran Alacant and Santa Pola

The Baile S.A. bus company runs a bus service from Alicante airport to Santa Pola and Gran Alacant.

Depending on the time of the year, the bus runs up to 7 times daily.

 

Bus Line Airport Alicante to Gran Alacant and Santa Pola

(Timetable for 1.September 2012 to 22.Jun 2013)

Alicante Airport Playa de el Altet Arenales del Sol Gran Alacant Santa Pola
10:30 10:40 10:45 10:55 11:00
15:30 15:40 15:45 15:55 16:00
19:25 19:35 19:40 19:50 19:55
21:25 21:35 21:40 21:50 21:55
 ATTENTION!!! Bus runs only on Mondays through Fridays!

 

Bus Line Santa Pola >> Gran Alacant >> Alicante Airport

(Timetable for 1.September 2012 to 22.Jun 2013)

Santa Pola Gran Alacant Arenales del Sol  Playa de el Altet Alicante Airport
7:00 7:05 7:10 7:20 7:30
8:00 8:05 8:10 8:20 8:30
14:00 14:05 14:10 14:20 14:30
15:15 15:20 15:25 15:35 15:45
ATTENTION!!! Bus runs only on Mondays through Fridays!
Bus run by Autocares Baile S.A. , Bus-Company 

 

 

 

The Baile S.A. bus from Alicante airport to Santa Pola and Gran Alacant runs only on Mondays through Fridays.

No bus service on Saturday or Sunday (don’t ask me why – I will never understand why they are doing this 🙁 )

Current one way ticket price bus Alicante airport to Gran Alacant is EUR 1,50 .

The bus ticket from Alicante airport to Santa Pola costs EUR 2,30 .

The bus stops at Alicante airport outside the departure Level 2, where the regional buses to Alicante, Benidorm, Murcia and Elche are leaving.

Baile S.A. runs various local bus routes around Santa Pola, Gran Alacant, Arenales del Sol, Altet Beach, El Altet and Alicante.

Multiple Stops in Gran Alacant:
Carabasi (end of C/San Bartolomé de Tirajana)
Urbanizacion Sueño Azul de la C/Mediterraneo
C/Mediterraneo (frente chalets)
Centro Comercial Gran Alacant
 
Multiple Stops around Arenales del Sol:
C/Menorca
C/San Bartolome de Tirajana
 
Stop at El Altet
 
Stop at Parada Cruz Roja Santa Pola:
Carretera Alicante-Elche S/N

Taxi from Alicante Airport to Santa Pola or Gran Alacant

Most likely your best option if you are landing on weekends or outside the bus service hours. The taxi from Alicante airport will get you to Santa Pola or Gran Alacant in 15 to 20 minutes depending on traffic and where exactly are you heading to.

Taxi fare is around 25 EUR to 35 EUR. No need to book anything in advance, there are plenty of taxi’s available at Alicante airport – just outside the arrival area of the terminal building.

>> More information on getting a taxi at Alicante airport here

Private Transfer from Alicante to Santa Pola or Gran Alacant

Private Shuttle Service Companies

A variety of companies offers shuttle services from Alicante airport to several cities around the Costa Blanca. Depending on where you need to go to, it could be worth checking out companies like resorthoppa or shuttledirect and see what they charge for transfers to Gran Alacant or Santa Pola.

Most of the time the price should be close to an ordinary taxi fare.

Hire a Car at Alicante Airport For your Entire Gran Alacant or Santa Pola Vacation

Obviously a car rental is not really an alternative to any airport transfer, but you might at least think about it. Especially since the local public transport around Gran Alacant or Santa Pola is not excellent ( to say the least).

Having a car at your disposal throughout your holidays could definitely be worth while. At least worth considering.

>> Find our article on where to best rent a car at the airport of Alicante here.

Finally, if you came across any alternative way to get from Alicante airport to Santa Pola or Gran Alacant, please let us know in the comments section below, so we can add or update this page.

Detailed Instructions on
How to get from Alicante Airport to other cities Around the Costa Blanca
Alicante
Downtown
>> Alicante Airport to Alicante Downtown    
Altea >> Alicante Airport to Altea Javea >> Alicante Airport to Javea
Benidorm >> Alicante Airport to Benidorm Moraira >> Alicante Airport to Moraira
Benissa >> Alicante Airport to Benissa Murcia >> Alicante Airport to Murcia
Calpe >> Alicante Airport to Calpe Playa Flamenca >> Alicante Airport to Playa Flamenca
Denia >> Alicante Airport to Denia San Juan de Alicante >> Alicante Airport to San Juan
Elche >> Alicante Airport to Elche Santa Pola >> Alicante Airport to Santa Pola
El Campello >> Alicante Airport to El Campello Teulada >> Alicante Airport to Teulada
Gran Alacant >> Alicante Airport to Gran Alacant Torrevieja >> Alicante Airport to Torrevieja
Guardamar del Segura >> Alicante Airport to Guardamar del Segura    

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