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Altea and Surroundings

Altea has good road, sea and air links to Europe and major cities in Spain. Here are a few indications of distances:

- Alicante: 58 km.
- Benidorm: 10 km.
- Calpe: 10 km.
- Valencia: 133 km.
- Madrid: 467 km.
- Barcelona: 481 km.

By Road

To reach Altea by road you can use the AP-7, the toll motorway, junction 64, or use the V-31 Alicante-Valencia, which is the national route that runs along the entire coast from north to south.

Altea also has good bus connections. There are a number of national and international companies that link this part of the Costa Blanca to various Spanish cities, such as Madrid and Barcelona, and European countries, like Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, etc. The nearest bus stations are in Benidorm and Calpe. In addition, there are various companies with daily Alicante-Valencia routes, with departures every 30 minutes and stops in towns along the way.

By Train

The closest train stations to Altea are in Alicante, 58 km away, and in Valencia, at 133 km. Both have frequent daily links to Madrid and Barcelona.

The narrow-gauge Alicante-Denia railway has a stop in Altea and in all towns and villages in the area.
The so-called Lemon Express tourist train also stops in Altea. This train makes a slow trip around the most picturesque areas of the Costa Blanca, offering travellers a complete service that even includes a bottle of champagne and other tokens of appreciation.

By Airplane

Altea is close to international airports: El Altet in Alicante, at 61 km., and the Valencia airport at 139 km. Both have direct daily connections to major Spanish and European cities.

By Boat

The closest international seaports are at Barcelona, 481 km away, where numerous cruisers have stopovers, at Alicante and at Valencia, which has a connection to the Balearics. 41 km away is the seaport of Denia, which provides connections to Palma de Majorca, and to Ibiza.

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