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Nearest travel links
|Airport||Alicante's international airport, known as El|
|Car||Car not necessary|
Activities near Calpe
|Sports||Tennis in town, Water sports, Horse riding, Waterpark, Fishing|
|Great for||Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, City breaks, Nightlife, Beach or lakeside relaxation, Cycling holidays|
How to get there
Alicante's international airport, known as El Altet (ALC) is the nearest airport to Calpe, just over 70kms away.
There are various ways to get from the airport to Calpe.
Getting from the airport to Calpe, by car, is very straightforward. Take the AP-7 (toll road) and get off at exits 63 and 64. Both are for Calpe. For a longer, more scenic route you could take the N-332, Valencia-Alicante.
A taxi from Alicante's airport to Calpe would cost approximately €100 and takes about 45 minutes.
Public buses from the airport
The ALSA bus company runs the lines that connect Alicante's airport to Calpe. If travelling directly, the journey takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes, 2 hours with stops.The ticket price is €8.
Departure times vary greatly. For further information and schedules see the ALSA's website http://www.alsa.es/compra-y-horarios/
Alicante's tram service offers a connection only from the centre of Alicante, not from the airport.
For Calpe, you need to take the tram from Luceros, line L1 - Luceros - Benidorm. Change trams in Benidorm taking the L9 towards Denia. The tram stops in Calpe.
For more information and timetables - see http://www.tramalicante.es/page.php
Ifach, is the name of the company that runs the inter-urban lines, L1 and L2. They operate in and around Calpe's city centre.