Flights to Alicante

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Last minute flights to Alicante

Departure Sat, 28 Mar Return Fri, 24 Apr
STN London
ALC Alicante
return from £30
Departure Tue, 14 Apr Return Thu, 23 Apr
MAN Manchester
ALC Alicante
return from £74
Departure Thu, 16 Apr Return Thu, 23 Apr
BRS Bristol
ALC Alicante
return from £38
Departure Tue, 14 Apr Return Fri, 24 Apr
BHX Birmingham
ALC Alicante
return from £61
Popular flight routes to Alicante
London - Alicante
return from £16
Manchester - Alicante
return from £28
Bristol - Alicante
return from £25
Birmingham - Alicante
return from £19
Newcastle - Alicante
return from £39

Trips to Alicante

Alicante travel

The city of Alicante is the capital of a province of the same name. It is one of the most popular tourist locations in Spain and has a vintage aura surrounding it, with old, mysterious architecture now comprising a contemporary twist. The city boasts a castle atop Mount Benacantil named Santa Bárbara Castle, which is open to the public. Another interesting place is the Archaeological Museum of Alicante which exhibits artwork from 100,000 years ago to the early 20th century. Alicante has been under a lot of religious and political influence so you'll find many castles, cathedrals, and monasteries here, all prime examples of impressive architecture. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Alicante!

Things to do and places to see in Alicante

A trip to Alicante might feel like a trip to the time of knights and warriors due to defence towers, castles and old, tall structures that create a historic air. For those into the old architecture of Muslim or Monastic influence, and for those into European history, Alicante will be satisfaction for the soul. The city holds several festivals throughout the year. Most importantly the Bonfires of Saint John followed by seven nights of firework competitions during the week after the summer solstice. Enchanting in the daytime, Alicante can also create magical at night.

When in the city, do not forget to:

  • Go see Icarus in Alicante Marina!
  • Take a trip to the medieval world and back again at the Archaeological Museum of Alicante
  • Get absorbed in gothic architecture at the Basilica of Santa Maria
  • Visit the ruins of the Roman city Lucentum in El Tossal de Manises
  • Explore Castillo de Santa Barbara and take the serene route through Parque de la Ereta on your return journey
  • Take a stroll on the famous Spanish promenade Explanada de España
  • Eat out at Cantina Villahelmy, known for its ultra-unique, funky and creepy atmosphere.
  • Go dancing in the old building at Desafinado to experience the Alicante nightlife
  • Take in the waves at Playa del Postiguet, Alicante's city beach or Playa de San Juan
  • Go shopping at Mercado Central which has more than just commodities to offer
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Alicante airports

The city has a lot of tourists coming in from around the world, especially from the UK, Germany and the Netherlands. All flights to Alicante come in at the Alicante Airport, also called the Alicante -Elche Airport. It is ranked as the sixth busiest airport in Spain based on the passenger traffic, and one of the 50 busiest airports in the whole of Europe.

  • Alicante Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers for the airport are Ryanair, Norwegian Air International, and Vueling. Cheap flights to Alicante are provided by


    Located in Elche Municipality, this airport is nine miles southwest of Alicante.

    Transport options

    You can navigate to and from the airport by bus, taxi or private car. Take the road N-338 if you're coming by car which connects to the airport, or take the Alicante - Alicante Airport bus route. Taxis are available at a fare of around $19 to $23 to and from Alicante. There is no connecting train service at the moment.

FAQ's about Alicante

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Alicante at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £16 to Alicante. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Alicante.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Alicante?
The top month to book flights to Alicante is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Alicante flights is September. In third place: August. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Alicante, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Alicante?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Alicante is... August. The next best month to travel to Alicante is July. And let's not forget September, the third top choice for when to go to Alicante. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Alicante is January.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Alicante from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Alicante include:
- Ryanair, which flies from London and Manchester to Alicante plus from Bristol
- Easyjet, which has flights from London and Bristol as well as Manchester to Alicante
- Vueling, with flights from London to Alicante and Cardiff and also from Birmingham

Indirect flights from the UK to Alicante include:
- Iberia, which flies from London and Manchester and also from Birmingham
- Eurowings, with flights from Manchester and Birmingham to Alicante plus London
- Vueling, which has flights from London and Birmingham as well as from Manchester to Alicante
🕑 How long before a flight to Alicante should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Alicante, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Alicante departing from over 50 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Alicante at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
🛄 What is the name of Alicante’s airport?
Alicante is served by 1 airport[s]. Alicante Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 50 cities, such as London, Manchester and Bristol, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Alicante’s airport from the city centre?
Alicante’s airport Alicante Airport is located 6 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Alicante’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.24 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Alicante Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Alicante centre is around 2.99 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Alicante. Pick your preferred car type and get from Alicante Airport to Alicante city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Alicante city centre?
There are many ways to get from Alicante Airport to central Alicante:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Alicante Airport to Alicante city centre when driving is 17 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Alicante city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 28 mins.
By Bus:
Commuting from Alicante Airport to central Alicante by Bus takes around 30 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Alicante?
If you are going to Alicante, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 9.39 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 26.89 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 6.06 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 2.56 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.56 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.38 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.38 GBP
  • - Water: 0.87 GBP

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