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This Tram Routes Map shows the location of stops & Lines . Click the name of the name in the left column below to highlight the location on the map.

The Tram / Ferrocarril de la Generalitat Valenciana ( FGV ) Map of Stations. Lines 1, 3



More Tram Maps

Tram Line 4 Alicante Puerta del Mar- Plaza La Coruna

Tram and Ferrocarril de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV)
The Costa Blanca coastal railway and Tram system, Alicante to Denia

TramFGV

Tram Overview   Tram Route Lines   List of Tram stations   Night Trams   Fare Price & Fare Concessions   Lemon Express

Alicante Tram Stations information 
La Marina  Luceros   Marq  Mercando   Multirmodal Train Station  Puerta de Mar  

 

The Ferrocarril de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV ) Diesel train)
Now Replaced by modern electric Trams
    
The Tram / Ferrocarril de la Generalitat Valenciana ( FGV ) is the local Narrow Gauge coastal railway for the Costa Blanca, running from Alicant (Alicante) to Denia via Benidorm and other Costa Blanca resorts

Overview of the Tram / Fgv Railway

TramThe Tram is the modernised electrified section of the line that runs from central Alicant (Alicante) to El Campello. 

 

FGVThe FGV was the older diesel train section of the line that runs from El Campello to Denia, now the entire line has been electrified and usually Trams are used in place of the Diesel trains

 

Please NOTE:

Alicant (Alicante) - Benidorm - Denia tram / train is a private small gauge railway

The Alicant (Alicante) - Denia line runs for 97 km along the northern coast of the province of Alicante and has 51 stations or stops

 


Tram in station
Tram interior
Tram interior
Adverts on Tram side
Adverts on Tram side
Click image for larger Photograph

 

Tram Route Lines

Tram Line 1 Line 1 Alicante Mercando - Benidorm

Tram Line 1  Tram Line 2 Alicante Mercando - University - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Tram Line 3  Tram Line 3 Alicante Luceros - Venta Lanuza

 

Tram Line 4  Tram Line 4 Alicante Puerta del Mar - Playa de San Juan district

Line 4 Tram Map

  

Tram Line 9  Tram Line 9 Benidorm - Denia

List of Tram stations on Tram Line 1 Tram Line 1 and Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3

 

Tram Line 1

Tram Line 1
Every 30 min's

 

Tram Line 3

Tram Line 3
Every 30 min's
Every 60 min's
Camping C.B - Coveta Fuma

Tram Line 4

Tram Line 4
Every 30 min's

Comments
      The Tram extension to the Multimodal Train Station UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Luceros Luceros   OPENED June 2010
Mercado Mercado   Mercado - Central Alicante, - Underground station. Interchange station Tram Lines 1 & 3 Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3
    Puerta del Mar Sea front Alicante
    La Marina La Marina - Sea front Alicante
Marq Marq   Marq - Underground station. Interchange station Tram Lines 1 & 3 Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3
  Sangueta   La Marina - Sea front Alicante
La Isleta La Isleta La Isleta Interchange station Tram Lines 1, 3 & 4 Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3 Tram Line 4
  Albuferta    
Lucentum Lucentum Lucentum Interchange station tram Lines 1, 3 & 4 Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3 Tram Line 4
    Mirian Blasco  
    Sergio Cardell  
    Tridente  
    Av. Naciones Then anti clockwise around one way loop
    Cabo Huertas One way loop
    Av. Benidorm One way loop. Playa de San Juan
    Londres One way loop. Playa de San Juan
    Plaza La Coruna One way loop. Playa de San Juan. Tourist Information Office
    Instituto One way loop
    Paises Escandinavos One way loop
    Holanda End of one way loop. Next stop Av. Naciones indirection to Alicante
  Condomina    
  Costablanca    
  Carrabiners   La Isleta  Lucentum
  Muchavista    
  Les Llances    
  Fabraquer    
  Salesians    
  Pla Barraques    
El Campello El Campello   Interchange station tram Lines 1 & 3 Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3
  Camping C.B   1 Tram per Hour
  Poble Espanyo   1 Tram per Hour
  Amerador   1 Tram per Hour
  Coveta Fuma   1 Tram per Hour
Venta Lanuza Venta Lanuza   Interchange station tram Lines 1 & 3 Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3
Paradis      
Vila Joiosa      
Creueta      
Costera Pastor      
Hospital Vila      
Hiper Finestrat      
Terra Mitica      
Benidorm     Bus route 01 to central Benidom, Levante and Aqualandia approximately every 15 minutes. Connections to other bus routes in Benidorm

 

Tram Stations and Tram stops in central Alicant (Alicante)

There is a tram station and a tram stop in central Alicant (Alicante)

Please note Line 2 is under Construction

Tram Line 1 Tram Line 2 Tram Line 3 Mercado Tram Station - Underground

Tram Mercado Ticket Barriers
Tram Mercado Ticket Barriers

Mercado Tram Station Description

Mercado is spanish for market and the Central Market is 200 metre from the station

This is the main tram station in Alicante and very handy for the old town tourist attractions, This Modern underground tram station used to be the terminus of Line 1 & 3 but  the next station Luceros opened in June 2010. The lines are also being extended to the next tram station which will be underneath the Alicante Railway station

It's unique lobby, accessed from the Rambla, Calle San Vicente or direct entrance from the parking lot of Alfonso X El Sabio. The station has four escalators and two fixed and two high-capacity lifts, which communicate with a large lounge, two terraces, situated 20 meters deep.

From the lobby you will enter also an intermediate plant to be located in, in the future, the TRAM multipurpose room with capacity for 500 people.

Mercado Station had a budget close to 30 million euros.

Local Attractions

Mercado Tram Station Location

At the junction of Rambla de Mendez Nunez & Av. de Jaime I, located underground with entrances located on either side of Av. de Jaime II

See location of Mercado Tram Station on our Tram Map  


Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3 Tram Line 3 Marq Tram Station - Underground

Tram Marq Station
Tram Marq Station

Marq Tram Station Description

Modern underground Tram Station with 2, 80 metre long platforms. The station was named after the nearby MARQ Archaeological Museum

It offers a unique platform 80 meters long and two vestibules. The first is located in the central circular plaza for Dr. Magro roundabout, which has a sunken open-air plaza of about 1500 square meters, and reached by ticket offices/machines located in the streets Doña Violante and Valero Bermejo. There is a lift to ensure accessibility to the station for people with reduced mobility.

Attractions, etc. near this tram stop

Marq Tram Station Location

See location of Marq Tram Station on our Tram Map   

 


Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3 Tram Line 3 Luceros Tram Station - Underground - NOW OPEN from June 2010

Plaza de Luceros Alicante
Plaza de Luceros

Luceros Tram Station Description

The modern underground Tram station, which opened in June 2010, has 4 entrances, a lift and an area for shops. Above ground in the Plaza there are terrace cafe / bars a pleasant place to relax and have a coffee if you have to wait for a tram.

Luceros Tram Station Location

Located underneath Plaza de Luceros, roughly half way between the already open Mercado station and the still to open the tram station at Multimodal Train Station with the surface Renfe Train station

 

Also see Plaza de Luceros

See location of Luceros Tram Station on our Tram Map


Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3 Tram Line 3 Multimodal Train Station  - Tram station - Underground Under Construction

3 Trains in Alicante RENFE Train Station

Alicante RENFE Train Station
Alicante RENFE Train Station

 

Multimodal Tram Station Description

When the underground tram station is construction is opened it will give direct access to  the Railway station to .connect with existing RENFE trains at ground level which gives access to the Spanish Railway Network and onto the European Railway network including the Uk via the Channel Tunnel via Paris

The 3 lines are currently being extended from Luceros.  I would think that only Lines 1 & 3 will be in operation. Line 2 is basically only at a planning stage

Multimodal Tram Station Location

Underneath the current Railway Station

There is also discussions of extending the tram system to the airport, but suspect these are on hold in Spain's current financial situation.

More information Alicante Rail Station

The current nearest tram station is Luceros 450 metres away

See Location of Multimodal Tram Station on our Tram Map


Tram Line 3  Puerto del Mar Tram Stop

Puerto del Mar Tram Stop Description

Puerto del Mar Tram Stop is the terminus stop on line 3 and is actually a stop rather than a station.

Nearby Attractions

Location of Puerto del Mar Tram Stop

Located on the sea front where Postiguet beach meets Alicante harbour wall with the Melia Hotel on it.

See Location of Puerto del Mar Tram Stop on our Tram Map


Tram Line 3  La Marina Tram Station

La Marina Tram station
La Marina Tram station

La Marina Tram station Description

formerly La Marina was the headquarters and the main station for the Alicante-Benidorm-Denia Small gauge railway. Since then electric trams have replaced deisel trins

 La Marina Tram Station has a terrace bar/cafe

Nearby Attractions

Location of La Marina Tram station

Located on the sea at the far end  of Postiguet beach. At the junction of Avenida de Denia and Avenida de Jovellanos

 

See Location of La Marina Tram station on our Tram Map

 

 

La Isleta & Lucentum Main Interchange Tram Stations

La Isleta & Lucentum are the Main Interchange stations. They are the only stations where you can change between the
three lines 1, 2 & 3

Tram Line 1 Tram Line 3  El Campello Interchange Tram Station

 

Tram in El Campelo Tram Station
Tram in El Campello Tram Station Tram on the left, FGV train on the right
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El Campello is an .Interchange Tram Station allowing passengers to change between Lines 1 & 3

The journey time El Campello to Alicante Mercado station is

  • 25 minutes on line 1
  • 28 minutes on line 3

See location of El Campello Tram Station on our Tram Map   

 


Tram in station
El Campello Station
Tram on the left, FGV train on the right

Click image for larger Photograph

 

 

Benidorm Tram Station

The railway station is in on the Avinguda De Beniarda, just under 2km inland of Benidorm old town.

Buses to / from the FGV Tram Station

Bus Route 1

The bus stop is just outside the station slightly to the right. The stop is in a one way street so the same stop and bus is used by passengers coming from or going to central Benidorm.

 

Benidorm Guide

 

Denia Tram Station

Getting to Tram stop for FGV Railway to Northern Costa Blanca, Benidorm and Denia from Airport:

Taxi

Taxis are cheaper than UK prices

Bus

Buses to near the Tram stop

C 6 from the Airport to the bus station (Estacion Autobus) (about 45 min's)

The rail station is about 1km away so take a taxi if you have luggage.

Night Trams (El Tramnochador)

Night trains (El Tramnochador meaning Tram Night Owl) run Thursdays Fridays & Saturday nights in July, August and early to mid September.

The main nightlife areas are:

  • Alicante, Campello, Beach of San Juan discotheques -
    There are around 11 trams through the night between
    • Alicante Puerta de Mar & El Campello and a further 11 between
    • Alicante Puerta de Mar & AV. NACIONES

  • Benidorm only 2 trams continue to Benidorm

Timetable

Download PDF Timetables

 

Fare Price & Fare Concessions

Fare prices are reasonable and discount Concessions are available for:

  • EU Pensioners including Uk - 65 year old and over - Must show passport to prove age

Lemon Express

The lemon Express used to use very old railway carriages for it's journey between Benidorm & Gato de Gordos FGV railway tourist train attraction has been taken out of service.  Although the same journey can be made on the modern comfy trams

 

 

RENFE national railway network. Costa Blanca to the rest of Spain by train

 

For rail transport to the rest of Spain use the RENFE national railway network. RENFE stations in the area are at Alicante, Cartagena, Dullera, Murcia, Valencia and Xatiua

Alicante has 2 RENFE stations

Estacion F.C. de Madrid
Estacion de Murcia

Note Most of the Costa Brava, including Benidorm is by passed by the RENFE national railway.

The Euromed (plus other slower trains)

Connects Barcelona, Valencia and Alicante

Barcelona to Valencia takes under 3 hours.
Barcelona to Alicante about 4hr 45min.

This line goes goes inland and bye passes Benidorm and Costa Blanca

Adult return fares to Valencia from € 53.60
Adult return fares to Alicante from € 68.80