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Sixt helps you have a memorable stay in Alicante with three convenient car hire branches to choose from. Our car hire in Alicante branches can be found at the airport and train station as well as in the Melia Hotel in the town centre. So collect your car rental in Alicante, head for the beaches and start soaking up the sun.

 
  • Alicante Airport
    Arrival Hall
    03195 El Altet

    Mo. - Su.07:00 - 24:00
    Bank Holidays07:00 - 24:00
    Book at this branch

  • Alicante Train Station
    Avda de la Estación 20, Bajo A
    03005 Alicante

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 22:00
    Su.10:00 - 18:30
    Bank Holidays08:00 - 22:00
    Book at this branch

  • Alicante Centre/Hotel Melia
    Plaza de la Puerta del Mar, 3
    03002 Alicante

    Mo. - Su.08:00 - 16:30
    Bank Holidays08:00 - 16:30
    Book at this branch

  • Alicante Airport

    Sixt Car Rental
    Arrival Hall
    03195 El Altet

    Mo. - Su.07:00 - 24:00
    Bank Holidays07:00 - 24:00

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Sports Cars & Convertibles, 4x4s, Vans & Trucks

  • Alicante Train Station

    Sixt Car Rental
    Avda de la Estación 20, Bajo A
    03005 Alicante

    Mo. - Sa.08:00 - 22:00
    Su.10:00 - 18:30
    Bank Holidays08:00 - 22:00

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Sports Cars & Convertibles, 4x4s, Vans & Trucks

  • Alicante Centre/Hotel Melia

    Sixt Car Rental
    Plaza de la Puerta del Mar, 3
    03002 Alicante

    Mo. - Su.08:00 - 16:30
    Bank Holidays08:00 - 16:30

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Sports Cars & Convertibles, 4x4s

Our Service | Traffic Information | Sixt Tip | Sightseeing Destinations | Business Destinations | Rental FAQ

Clicking on the right-hand tab reveals a map of Alicante showing the general location of our offices while the left-hand tab opens a drop down menu with their exact addresses and opening hours. For your convenience, the Alicante airport and station branches offer a 24-hour return facility. Before making your selection do an online price comparison to see how affordable it is to hire a car in Alicante with us. Booking your vehicle is quick and straightforward with phone and mobile app options available. While we guarantee your chosen vehicle category we cannot do so for specific models. You will receive a warm welcome from us when you arrive at our car hire in Alicante offices, whether you have booked for one hour, a weekend or longer.

Playa de San Juan, Alicante

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We have a full range of premium vehicles designed for business or holiday needs whatever your budget or party size. Economical saloons to rugged 4x4s are ideal for family holidays while minibuses are perfect for larger parties. Sports cars and convertibles provide a luxurious treat, ideal for making the most of Alicante's coastal roads. We also have a selection of useful vans and trucks available at our station and airport branches, perfect if you have business materials to transport or are moving home in the city. Our rental cars are provided by well-known names like BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche and include vehicles designed to meet different mobility needs. Enjoy stress-free driving by selecting from our attractive range of extras. We have special deals on additional drivers as well as insurance and unlimited mileage packages while Sat Navs make holiday exploring fun. Our pick of extras also includes child seats and bike racks. We are always happy to welcome younger drivers under 25.

Castillo de Santa Bárbara, Alicante

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Alicante International Airport is located just under 7 miles South of the city centre. You will see clear signs directing you to our desk as you enter the arrivals hall. At Alicante Station simply come out of the main entrance, cross the road and our office will be in front of you. Selecting your rental vehicle from the Alicante Centre Melia Hotel branch is ideal if you are staying in the city centre. It is easily reached by taxi or bus from the station and airport.

Driving in Alicante is straightforward with hotels and tourist attractions clearly signposted. Spain has some driving regulations it is important to be aware of. Children under 12 are not allowed in front seats and drivers with prescription glasses must carry a spare pair with them. High-visibility jackets and warning triangles are compulsory but we will provide these in your rental vehicle.

Metered street parking on Spanish streets is indicated by a blue line while yellow markings show that no parking is allowed. Alicante has over a dozen, clearly marked car parks, several of which are open 24-hours a day.

Alicante is in the Valencia region of Spain and offers its visitors plenty of historical attractions, delicious food and beautiful beaches. Everything you need for the perfect holiday. Get your bearings by driving up to the Castle of Santa Barbara for panoramic views of the city and coastline. This impressive 9th-century castle is one of the largest medieval fortresses in the country. Then discover more of the town's history in the Archaeological Museum. The works of famous Spanish artists such as Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró can be admired in the Asegurada Museum of Modern Art. You do not have to go far to find the beach in Alicante with Postiguet Beach in the heart of the city. Here you can simply relax or take part in family-friendly activities. For a quieter experience take a short drive east of the city to San Juan with its 4 miles of sandy beaches.

Bahía de Altea, Alicante

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Explore the Historic Architecture and Rich History

The town of Alicante stands out for its sheer wealth of stunning architecture that documents the city's rich history. The Town Hall is an imposing building with towers, turrets and arcaded walkways while the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas of Bari has an eye-catching blue dome and one of the most beautiful chapels in Spain. Take some time to discover these buildings and more by strolling through stepped alleys and narrow streets, lined with colourful homes.

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The whole province of Alicante has treats to enjoy when you hire a car from us. Head a short distance inland to the Caves of Canelobre. These magnificent caves are considered to be the oldest in Spain with bizarre formations of stalagmites and stalactites. Try saying your name quietly to test out the remarkable echoes and acoustics.

Distances to the Caves of Canelobre

  • From Alicante Airport: 23.5 miles, about 30 minutes
  • From our Melia Hotel branch: 16 miles, about 30 minutes

Just along the coast lie the amazing pink and green salt lakes of the La Mata and Torrevieja Natural Park. If you are lucky enough to be visiting during the Spring breeding season you will see up to 2000 flamingos regaining their pink colour as they feast on shrimps in the salty waters.

Distance to La Mata and Torrevieja Natural Park

  • From Alicante Airport: 23 miles, about 35 minutes
  • From our Melia Hotel branch: 27.5 miles, about 45 minutes
Fuente Roja, Alicante

If you are after the excitement of water and theme parks the large and lively resort of Benidorm is not far along the coast. Your children will enjoy a fun day out at the 4kwatro family park and the Aqualandia water park while Mundomar has a large collection of sea lions, penguins and meerkats to watch.

Distance to Benidorm

  • From Alicante Airport: 36 miles, about 45 minutes
  • From our Melia Hotel branch: 28 miles, about 40 minutes

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Like many Spanish coastal towns Alicante's economy is mainly based on tourism and the construction that supports it. It is also home to one of Spain's largest universities. Over the last ten years, film-making has been a growing sector in the city. One of the largest film studios in Europe, Ciudad de la Luz, is making use of the Spanish countryside for films such as Asterix at the Olympic Games. The Palacio de Congresos de Alicante is the city's main conference and events centre with an annual programme of trade shows and conferences.

Distances to the Palacio de Congresos

  • From Alicante Airport: 8 miles, about 15 minutes
  • From our Melia Hotel branch: 1 mile, about 5 minutes
Plaza de Luceros, Alicante

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