Port of Alicante

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Alicante Cruise Port

The cruise port in Alicante Spain (Port de Alicante) is located just west of the Alicante Marina.  It is within walking distance of most of the city attractions.

Please note that business hours in Alicante are from 9:30 - 14:00 and from 17:00 - 20:00.  In addition, most shops are closed on Sundays, so it is important to plan your visit accordingly.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

A free shuttle runs between cruise ships and the Port Entrance. Postiguet Beach and the Esplanade are a short walk way.

Bus/Tram Service

The transportation system in Alicante Spain is comprised of a bus system and a tram network.

The tram network has five lines.  Bus tickets cost €1.45 per ride.

Ferry Service

International ferry service runs from Alicante to Algiers, Oran and Mostaganem in Algeria.

Domestic ferry service operates from Denia to Ibiza, Mallorca, Formentera and San Antonio in the Balearic Islands.  Denia is located 90 km east of Alicante Spain.

Alicante Spain Cruise Port
Alicante Cruise Port

Visitor Information

Alicante Spain

The top tourist attractions in Alicante Spain are the following:

  • Alicante Castle (Castillio de Sante Barbara)
  • Lift up Mount Benacanti (to castle) €2.50
  • Alicante Town Hall
  • Central Market
  • Contemporary Art Museum
  • El Bario (Old Town)
  • Esplanade Promenade
  • Playa del Postiguet (beach)
  • Saint Faz Monastery
  • Saint Maria Basilica
  • Saint Nicholas Cathedral

For comprehensive tourist information please access the Alicante Spain Vacation Guide.

Madrid Spain

For cruise passengers departing in Alicante, a visit to Madrid is strongly recommended.  Madrid is located 426 km northwest of Alicante.

For comprehensive tourist information on Spain's capital city, please visit the Madrid City Guide.

Map of Alicante Cruise Port

View map of Alicante Cruise Port.

Spain Currency

The Euro is used throughout Spain.

Weather in Alicante

Alicante has a wonderful warm climate that is pleasant throughout the year.

Average monthly temperatures (centigrade) and precipitation amounts received (millimeters) are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 7 17 20
Feb 8 18 27
Mar 9 20 25
April 11 21 34
May 13 23 32
June 18 27 23
July 20 30 4
Aug 21 31 8
Sept 19 29 41
Oct 15 25 66
Nov 11 20 42
Dec 8 18 34

Free Wifi Service

WiFi service is available at many cafes and restaurants located near the cruise terminal.


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