Arriving in Benidorm by train and TRAM

Transfer map to Benidorm from Alicante AVE train station and Luceros TRAM station

Benidorm is one of the largest and best tourist destinations on the Costa Blanca. Its microclimate, beaches, wide range of hotels, theme parks, and social life attract thousands of tourists year-round. One of the most comfortable and cheapest options to reach this top-tier tourist destination is by combining the high-speed train to Alicante with the commuter TRAM train.

Taking TRAM Line 1 lets you easily travel from Alicante to Benidorm by train. Every day, every 30 minutes, from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, a light rail train leaves from Luceros Square in the heart of Alicante, heading to Benidorm with two stops there:

Storing your luggage in one of the baggage lockers of Alicante Locker , located between the Alicante AVE train station and Luceros Sq. TRAM station., about a 3-minute walk from each, you can make the most of your first or last day of vacation enjoying Alicante, the capital of the Costa Blanca.

How to get to Benidorm by commuter train - TRAM - from Alicante AVE train station, step by step

Getting to Benidorm by Train is very simple; you just need to follow these steps:

  1. Regardless of the train you choose to reach Alicante, you'll end your journey at the Alicante AVE Renfe station.
  2. Once you get off the train, follow the signs exiting the train station through its main hall. After leaving the platform area, continue walking straight, passing various commercial spaces in the station, until you reach a smaller hall with the Tourist Information Office and a small staircase.
  3. Head to the TRAM station at Los Luceros Sq. and take Line 1 bound for Benidorm, as shown in the previous image. The TRAM station is right in front of the AVE station, about 350 meters away in a straight line. Note that the TRAM station is underground, like a subway. To locate it, look for the sculpture in Plaza de los Luceros, which you can see clearly from the top of the train station staircase. The TRAM station is right below.
  4. Once you arrive at the TRAM station in Plaza de los Luceros, you'll need to go down to the first level to purchase the tickets you need. The platforms are on a lower level.
  5. The TRAM frequency from Alicante to Benidorm is very high, with a connection every 30 minutes every day between 6:00 AM and 22:00 PM.

As you can see, getting to Benidorm by train from Madrid or any other city in the interior is very easy, and the return trip is just as straightforward. However, one challenge during the return journey is that once you check out of your accommodation, you'll need to carry your luggage until you catch your return train, which can limit your last day of vacation. A fantastic option to make the most of your last day is to explore the city of Alicante, the capital of the Costa Blanca. And there's nothing better than booking a luggage storage service in Alicante Locker. This way, as soon as you arrive in the city, you can drop off your bags and enjoy the rest of the day without any baggage.

Alicante Locker is a luggage storage service located between the main train stations in Alicante. The Alicante AVE station is about 180 meters away, and the TRAM station at Plaza de los Luceros, where Line 1 of the TRAM connects Alicante with Benidorm, is about 200 meters away. This makes it the ideal place to store your luggage when you arrive in the city and pick it up when you leave.

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