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Alicante to London flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Alicante and London take, on average, 2 h and 43 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Alicante with London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Alicante is the departure airport operating flights between Alicante and London
Arriving AirportFlights departing Alicante with London as destination arrives at Stansted

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Departure Fri, 22 Oct Return Fri, 29 Oct
ALC Alicante
LON London
return from £23
Departure Tue, 02 Nov Return Thu, 11 Nov
ALC Alicante
LON London
return from £26
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Find out further information on Alicante and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 130% more expensive in London than in Alicante.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 50% more expensive in London than in Alicante.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in London is 30% cheaper than in Alicante.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 107% more expensive in London than in Alicante.

Alicante airports
  • ( Alicante (ALC)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 910 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Alicante to London

How long is the flight from Alicante to London?

The average non-stop flight from Alicante to London takes two hours and 30 minutes; the flight covers about 890 miles.

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Alicante?

EU nationals require evidence of nationality and identity to fly to London. Either a valid national passport or a national identity card is needed to travel from Alicante to London.

Is there a time change from Alicante to London?

London is one hour behind Alicante. The UK follows Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and Spain follows Central European Time (CET).

Which airlines fly from Alicante to London

Many airlines provide affordable flights between Alicante and London:

  • British Airways, the UK's national air operator
  • Air Europa, Spain’s third-largest airline
  • Easyjet, British low-cost airline
  • Vueling, Spanish low-cost airline
  • Aer Lingus, Ireland’s flag carrier airline
  • Brussels Airlines, Belgium’s national air operator
  • Iberia, a Madrid-based airline
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, national air operator of the Netherlands
  • Norwegian Air International, Norway's low-cost airline
  • Ryanair, an Irish low-cost airline
  • Scandinavian Airlines, flag carrier airline of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden
  • TAP Portugal, Portugal’s national air operator

How to find cheap flights from Alicante to London

One of the best ways to find cheap flights from Alicante to London during the holidays is to search on Opodo, which works like an online travel agency. This online search engine helps in finding the lowest airfares, direct flights, and deals for trips. You can filter the search results according to departures and arrivals, flight duration, flight path, and the cheapest tickets.

When are the best times to fly from Alicante to London?

  • September is one of the cheapest times to go to London. You can enjoy the essence of the city, as the heavy summer throng of tourists have typically departed, but the weather is still temperate. Hotel reservations are also a bit cheaper at this time.
  • December is a magical time to take city breaks to London. Enjoy Christmas lights, festive holiday markets, shows, and events.

Airports in Alicante

Alicante is served by the Alicante-Elche Airport.

Useful information about Alicante-Elche Airport

Alicante-Elche Airport is located 5.5 miles southwest of the city of Alicante.

How to get to the airport

  • By taxi —15 to 20 minutes.
  • By bus — The C.6 bus service connects the Alicante city centre to the airport all year round, with a bus leaving every 20 minutes.

Services: The airport has restaurants and bars, free WiFi, 45 vending machines, a first aid station, ATMs, children’s play area, lactation room, and VIP Lounge.

Airports in London

London is served by six international airports that are also used for domestic flights. They are London City Airport, Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, Luton Airport, London Stansted Airport, and London Southend Airport. Passengers travelling to London usually prefer to take flights that land at any of the first three airports named here because they are the closest to the city centre.

Useful information about London City Airport

London City Airport is located just under seven miles east of the city of London.

How to get to the city

  • By train — Trains on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) depart every eight to 15 minutes. The airport is located in London's public transportation system Zone 3.
  • By taxi — 30 to 35 minutes.
  • By bus — Buses 473 and 474 connect London City Airport to the city.

Services: restaurants, takeaways, shopping, beauty lounge, and business lounges.

Useful information about Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is located 14 miles west of central London.

How to get to the city

  • By train — The Heathrow Express trains run directly from all three Heathrow Airport Stations to London Paddington station. The journey takes 15 to 21 minutes. The trains run seven days a week and leave every 15 minutes. A cheaper alternative is the TFL train, which leaves every half hour, stops only at terminals 2, 3, and 4, and takes 30 minutes to reach central London.
  • By taxi — 45 to 60 minutes.
  • By bus — National Express coach services run buses at frequent, regular intervals from Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station to Victoria Station in central London (Victoria).

Services: open 24/7, free WiFi, extensive shopping, dining, groceries, showers, baby care, beauty, and VIP lounges.

Useful information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is located 30 miles south of central London.

How to get to the city

  • By train — The Gatwick Express connects the airport to Victoria Station in London, with a train leaving every 15 minutes daily from 5am to 00.30am.
  • By taxi — Approximately 1 hour 20 minutes.
  • By bus — National Express coach services run buses at frequent, regular intervals from Gatwick Airport to Victoria Station in central London. The other bus service is operated by easyBus, which runs minibuses to the West Brompton Underground Station in London’s inner suburbs.

Services: shopping, dining, bars, 90 minutes of free WiFi, prayer room, chapel.

What to do and visit in London

  • See the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace.
  • Take in great art for free at the Tate Modern.
  • Ride on the London Eye Ferris wheel.
  • Discover the Tower of London's history.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Alicante to London

😷 Is it safe to travel from Alicante to London during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Alicante. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Alicante to London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Alicante to London is 23£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is London expensive to visit compared to Alicante?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 29% cheaper than Alicante, with a fare of 4.25 GBP, while train tickets costs 128% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 1.23 GBP in Alicante. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in London, 47% more than the 10.20 GBP in Alicante. The price of the coffee is around 107% more expensive in London, with an average of 2.98 GBP , while in Alicante the coffee costs 1.44 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Alicante to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Alicante to London are August, October and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Alicante to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Alicante depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to London from Alicante in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and December are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Alicante -  London.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Alicante to London?
The total flight time between Alicante and London is of around 02:43 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,476 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in London compared to Alicante?
While in Alicante the temperatures can reach an average of 33.94 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the 2.55 ºC average degrees reported in Alicante. During the winter period, Alicante can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Alicante and London?
The main airport route flying between Alicante and London is: Alicante (ALC) to Stansted (STN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Ryanair.
  • Jet2.Com.
  • Alternatively, you can find Alicante - London flights between Alicante (ALC) to Gatwick (LGW) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Vueling.
  • Ryanair.
  • null.
Airlines with indirect flights from Alicante to London are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Alicante to London are:
  • TAP Portugal, stoping in Lisbon for 845 minutes minimun.
  • British Airways, with 60 minutes scale in Madrid.
  • British Airways, with 60 minutes scale in Madrid.

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5.0 /5
Date 2019-07-18 Age Over 70 City Kent

Very good aground service

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Date 2019-07-20 Age Over 70 City Peterborough

Very good low cost airline first time for me.

3.0 /5
Date 2018-03-27 Age 31-50 City Spain

The personal who checked my luggage did not want to tell me why my travel products rang the alarm .

2.0 /5
Date 2018-05-24 Age Over 70 City Essex

Too busy.

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Date 2020-01-07 Age 31-50 City Crewe, Cheshire

First time travelling from Southend, as live in the North West, so usually fly from Liverpool or Manchester, but Southend Airport was fantastic. Small airport which suits me, I find Manchester far too big. The staff were friendly and very helpful and everything ran smoothly. Will definitely fly from Southend again and I will recommend this airport to family and friends.

4.0 /5
Date 2019-06-02 Age 51-70 City Suffolk England

Slightly disappointed in provision for eating and drinking

3.0 /5
Date 2019-07-04 Age 51-70 City Hertfordshire

I bit disappointed with the catering we arrived at 10.50 but they all declined to take a booking for breakfast as they said that at 11 they changed menus

2.0 /5
Date 2018-03-22 Age City

Very Dirty and disorganized

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5.0 /5
Date 2019-04-26 Age Under 30 City London

Simple to get around and straightforward

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Date 2019-07-02 Age 51-70 City Theale Reading

Obviously smaller/less facilities than LHR

5.0 /5
Date 2018-05-29 Age 51-70 City Uk

Very helpful smooth efficient

5.0 /5
Date 2019-05-21 Age 31-50 City England

I work at Gatwick and rate it as an airport

5.0 /5
Sue Oakley
Date 2019-06-01 Age 51-70 City Croydon

Very busy as it was a bank holiday weekend

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Date 2019-04-08 Age Over 70 City Herstmonceux east sussex

Never quite seems to get finished but always being improved.

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Date 2019-07-08 Age Over 70 City Scotland


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Date 2019-02-16 Age 51-70 City London

I had not realised there were 2 terminals at Gatwick and was not told beforehand which to head for.

2.0 /5
Date 2019-03-21 Age 51-70 City Britain

I used to work there so the less time I spent there the better.

1.0 /5
Date 2019-07-08 Age 51-70 City Uk

Why do Gatwick apply stupid rules about number of plastic bags for liquids that are not applied by any other airport? In Spain not even required to take out liquids from hand luggage

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3.0 /5
Date 2019-06-28 Age 51-70 City Scottish

Put 2hand luggage £24 them other walk to the plane get some of there luggage took of them put in the hold easy jet don't charge but that what it is

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Date 2019-07-18 Age Over 70 City Folkstone

£4 drop off/collect charge for passengers is excessive made my impression of London Luton Airport as expensive experience where possible I will avoid this airport.

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Barrie Lazarus
Date 2019-02-09 Age Over 70 City UK

Drop off point along walk to Terminal with a walking stick. There should be a notice giving approx. how long walk it is so that a person can decide to choose a help option.

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