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Birmingham to Alicante flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Birmingham and Alicante take, on average, 2 h and 40 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Birmingham with Alicante found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Birmingham Intl is the departure airport operating flights between Birmingham and Alicante
Arriving AirportFlights departing Birmingham with Alicante as destination arrives at Alicante

Cheap last minute flights to Alicante

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Departure Tue, 26 Oct Return Fri, 05 Nov
BHX Birmingham
ALC Alicante
return from £66
Departure Tue, 09 Nov Return Wed, 17 Nov
BHX Birmingham
ALC Alicante
return from £32
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.18 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.86 GBP
Last checked on 21 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Alicante are 49% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 1% more expensive in Alicante than in Birmingham.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 92% more expensive in Alicante than in Birmingham.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Alicante is 50% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 62 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( East Midlands (EMA)
    How far from city centre: 34 miles
Alicante airports
  • ( Alicante (ALC)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
K Distance: 979 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Birmingham to Alicante

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Alicante?

A direct flight from Birmingham to Alicante takes 2 hours and 50 minutes. For connections with a stopover, the flight duration will take at least 5 hours and 30 minutes, and up to 7 hours.

What are the most common stopovers?

Most flights to Alicante are direct flights. The most common stopover is Barcelona-El Prat Airport.

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

UK nationals do not need a visa to visit Alicante, Spain. Citizens of the European Union EU, the European Economic Area (EEA), and Switzerland are also visa-exempt. However, a valid passport or identity card must be presented at the airport as proof of nationality.

Is there a time change from Birmingham to Alicante?

Alicante follows Central European Time, one hour ahead of the UK's Greenwich Mean Time, which applies in Birmingham.

Which airlines fly from Birmingham to Alicante

Several airlines offer cheap flights from Birmingham to Alicante:

  •, low-cost British airline.
  • EasyJet, budget British airline headquartered at London Luton Airport.
  • Vueling, Spanish budget airline based in Barcelona.
  • Ryanair, Irish budget airline headquartered in Dublin.
  • Iberia, flag carrier airline of Spain.

How to find cheap flights from Birmingham to Alicante

The easiest way to find cheap flight tickets from Birmingham to Alicante is to use Opodo's intuitive and quick search engine. The search engine allows you to filter your flight preferences according to date of departure, cheapest flight, preferred airline, preferred flight path, and further options. Opodo will help you find the perfect deals for your flights, including last-minute deals which you can find by scrolling to the bottom of the search results page.

When are the best times to fly from Birmingham to Alicante

  • June through September are the best months to enjoy the beaches and outdoor activities of Alicante. You might also enjoy the summer festivities, such as the bonfires of St. John, and the historical Moors and Christians Festival.
  • January is the cheapest time to go to Alicante. Though the weather is cooler, there is still an average of six hours of sun to enjoy. Even better, you will avoid the crowds during this season, making it easy and relaxing to visit the museums and art galleries, and enjoy the largely empty beaches.

Airports in Birmingham

Birmingham has just one air hub providing domestic and international passenger flights, Birmingham Airport (BHX).

Useful Information about Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport is located 8.1 miles to the south-east of Birmingham city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – 10 to 15 minutes from Birmingham New Street Station to the airport with Virgin Trains, or West Midlands Railway.
  • By taxi – 30 to 50 minutes depending on traffic.
  • By bus – 97/97A service from Birmingham city centre to Birmingham Airport.

Services: free Wi-Fi, lounges, shops, restaurants, smoking area, meeting room, currency exchange, ATM, play area, multi faith prayer room, and car hire.

Airports in Alicante

Flights from Birmingham land at Alicante Airport (ALC), also known as Alicante-Elche Airport.

Useful Information about Alicante Airport

Alicante Airport is around 5.5 miles south-west of Alicante city.

How to get to Alicante city centre from Alicante Airport:

  • By taxi – 15 to 30 depending on traffic.
  • By bus – 20 minutes or more on bus route C6 from Alicante Airport to the city centre.

Services: free Wi-Fi, lounges, shops, restaurants, VIP services, vending machines, business centre, currency exchange, ATM, first aid, play areas, baby facilities, and car rental.

What to do and visit in Alicante

  • Explore the Santa Barbara Castle and enjoy panoramic views.
  • Snorkel at Tabarca, an islet and protected marine reserve in the Mediterranean.
  • Relax and sunbathe on Playa del Postiguet, a sandy beach with a promenade and cafes.
  • Try your luck at the tables of the Casino Mediterraneo Alicante.
  • Visit the Archaeological Museum of Alicante, an interactive museum with permanent and temporary exhibitions of ceramics and Iberian art.
  • Admire the Basilica of Santa Maria, a Gothic church.
  • Marvel at the contemporary art work displayed at the MACA Contemporary Art Museum of Alicante.
  • Drive up to Mount Benacantil, a historic fortress on top of a hill.
  • Stroll along the city's promenade, lined with palm trees and marble tiles.
  • Go on a guided tour of the Canelobre Caves, a network of colourfully-lit limestone caves.
  • Browse through the offerings of Mercado Central de Alicante, a bustling food market.
  • Book a vineyard tour, tread on grapes, or taste the famous Fondillon wine.
  • Discover the city on a bike or Segway.
  • Reserve tapas or sunset bar tours.
  • Get to know the arduous sailing conditions of the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race using a simulator at the Volvo Ocean Race Museum.
  • Contemplate the life of the nuns at the Santa Faz Monastery, an old monastery with a 16th century tower.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Birmingham to Alicante

😷 Is it safe to travel from Birmingham to Alicante 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 Spain may apply when travelling from Birmingham. 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 Birmingham to Alicante at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Birmingham to Alicante is 32£. 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 Alicante expensive to visit compared to Birmingham?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Alicante costs an average of 4.25 GBP, 93% more expensive than Birmingham, with a fare of 2.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 49% less in Alicante: 1.23 GBP against 2.40 GBP in Birmingham. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.20 GBP in Alicante, 2% more than the 10.00 GBP in Birmingham. The price of the coffee is around 48% cheaper in Alicante, with an average of 1.44 GBP, while in Birmingham the coffee costs 2.76 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Birmingham to Alicante?
The most popular months to book a trip from Birmingham to Alicante are July, May and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Birmingham to Alicante?
The best time of the year to go to Alicante when flying from Birmingham depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Alicante from Birmingham in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Birmingham -  Alicante.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Birmingham to Alicante?
The total flight time between Birmingham and Alicante is of around 02:40 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,567 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 Alicante compared to Birmingham?
While in Birmingham the temperatures can reach an average of 27.42 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Alicante's temperatures can go up to 33.94 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.55 ºC in Alicante, compared to the -3.11 ºC average degrees reported in Birmingham. During the winter period, Birmingham can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Alicante have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Birmingham and Alicante?
The main airport route flying between Birmingham and Alicante is: Birmingham Intl (BHX) to Alicante (ALC). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Ryanair.
  • Jet2.Com.
  • Thomson Airways Ltd.
Airlines with indirect flights from Birmingham to Alicante are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Birmingham to Alicante are:
  • Vueling, stoping in Barcelona for 85 minutes minimun.
  • Brussels Airlines, with 75 minutes scale in Brussels.
  • Brussels Airlines, with 75 minutes scale in Brussels.

Alicante - Latest customer reviews

4.5 /5
Reviews: 2
5.0 /5
Date 2019-10-24 Age 51-70 City Devon

Very nice and comfortable

4.0 /5
Date 2019-12-09 Age 51-70 City England

Stopped had coffee very pleasant

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