Using the train
To board the train, press the button on the door and it will open, whilst at the platform. Have your ticket ready for inspection. If you have not purchased a ticket in advance, you can use the machine on the train. It takes cash and credit cards. The fine for not having a ticket is €50.
Whilst on the train, which are immaculately clean, safe and almost new, you can enjoy the wonderful scenery. To see the best scenery, sit on the left when leaving Denia. There are displays in each carriage showing the next station. These are also announced, often in English. For smaller stations, you may have to press the button to request a stop.
On the train - no smoking and no animals allowed. Do not travel with no shirt on.
There are toilets at Benidorm where you will have 15-30 minutes to change tracks.
Watche the timetable closely as in the evening, the last train from Alicante does NOT have a connection from Altea to Denia and you will be left stranded in Altea.
Costs of using the train (April 2011)
A return ticket from Denia to Alicante is €11.15 per person. Over 65's pay €6.30