Getting Around AlicanteNOTE: The wearing of masks are no longer required when using public transportation.
Castillo de Santa Bárbara
Castillo de Santa Bárbara is perched on top of Mount Benacantil (166 metres high), and is one of Spain’s largest mediaeval fortresses, with a sweeping view of the bay.
You have 3 options on how to get to the top.
- Walk up (hike uphill – about an hour)
- spend €2.40 and ride the elevator (Ascensor al Castillo de Santa Bárbara)
- spend €1.45 and ride the shuttle bus to the top.
City Maps and Transportation Services
Useful and Important Information
Here is your go-to-list of emergency numbers, hospitals, consuls and embassies, main shopping centres and more.
Map of Alicante
A detailed street map with monuments, museums, gardens, leisure centers, places of interest, sports, transport stations, parking, metro plan, streets, and much more.
Alicante has 3 fare zones and 6 TRAM lines. This makes the use of public transport easier and more convenient. Here you will find the routes and links on how to travel in and outside the city.
Tram Prices and Schedules
Alicante Train Station
The main railway station is also known as the RENFE station. It is conveniently located in the center of town connecing it to local public transit services including the C6 bus that connects to the airport.