Birmingham to Alicante flights

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Departure Tue, 21 Jul Return Fri, 31 Jul
BHX Birmingham
ALC Alicante
return from £126
Departure Mon, 10 Aug Return Wed, 12 Aug
BHX Birmingham
ALC Alicante
return from £99
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.11 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.91 GBP
Last checked on 15 July 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
50%

Trains in Alicante are 50% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.4
Alicante
£1.3
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
1%

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

Birmingham
£10.6
Alicante
£10.74
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
46%

Taxis are 46% more expensive in Alicante than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.2
Alicante
£3.22
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
46%

Coffee in Alicante is 46% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.72
Alicante
£1.47
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:

  • Jet2.com, 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

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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 questions about flights from Birmingham to Alicante

How can I find cheap flights from Birmingham to Alicante at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 99€ for the route Birmingham - Alicante. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 3.30 GBP euros, 50% more expensive than Birmingham, with a fare of 2.20 GBP euros, while train tickets costs 46% less in Alicante: 1.29 GBP euros against 2.40 GBP euros in Birmingham. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.70 GBP euros in Alicante, 8% less than the 11.60 GBP euros in Birmingham. The price of the coffee is around 43% cheaper in Alicante, with an average of 1.52 GBP euros, while in Birmingham the coffee costs 2.69 GBP.

Alicante - Latest customer reviews

4.0 /5
Reviews: 4
2.0 /5
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Date 2020-02-10 Age 51-70 City Wales

Mostly closed but dud to fire

5.0 /5
Mal
Date 2020-01-31 Age 51-70 City Ingham lincs

Duty free still more expensive than local shops

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

Stopped had coffee very pleasant

5.0 /5
Toppsy
Date 2019-10-24 Age 51-70 City Devon

Very nice and comfortable

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