Firstly I suggest going to www.alsa.es and put in your requirements. This website is is very straight-forward and easy to use.
It takes approx an hour and a half to get between Alicante and Altea and costs a very resonable 4.75 euros - one way (correct as of July 2009, this is subject to change).
There are about 10 buses a day to Altea and the first bus leaves Alicante destined for Altea at 7.00 and the last bus is at 19.00.
An example of the timetable is as follows (correct as of August 2009)Departure Arrival ALICANTE 07:00 CRUCE SAN JUAN 07:10 07:10 CAMPELLO 07:20 07:20 VILLAJOYOSA 07:45 07:45 BENIDORM JAIME I 08:05 08:05 BENIDORM AVD.EUROPA 08:15 08:15 BENIDORM 08:20 08:20 CRUCE ALFAZ DEL PI 08:25 08:25 ALTEA 08:30
The timetables and stops on the route Alicante to Altea do differ so please look at www.alsa.es before making your journey.
If you are planning on taking the ALSA bus then please do check the timetables on their website for up to date information.
Further information on Alicante Buses
Alicante to Benidorm Bus
Alicante to Barcelona Bus
Alicante to Javea Bus
Alicante to Valencia Bus
Alicante to Granada Bus
Alicante to Torrevieja Bus
Alicante to Denia Bus
Alicante to Madrid Bus
Alicante to Almeria Bus
Alicante to Altea Bus
Alicante to Murcia Bus
Alicante to Calpe Bus