The airport of Alicante is located on Spain’s Costa Blanca and is very popular by holidaymakers. Most of the tourists arrive from the United Kingdom and Germany. It is the busiest airport in the Valencian Community and an important base for low-cost carrier Ryanair. Alicante Airport has one large and modern terminal.
Where is Alicante Airport situated?
The airport is situated southwest of the city. Alicante Airport is easily accessible from all directions, it is well signposted along the A-7 and AP-7 motorways.
How many terminals does Alicante Airport have?
In 2011, the old Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 were replaced by the modern New Terminal. The Alicante Airport terminal consists of five floors, namely Floor -2 Bus shuttle / transfers, Floor 0 Arrivals, Floor 1 Access Parking, Floor 2 Departures and Floor 3 Offices. The first floor of the terminal gives access to the fourth floor of parking garage P1 via two walkways.
Terminal 1 is likely to be reopened in the future. The check-in desks (10-41, 50-81, 90-121, 130-161) can be found in the middle and right of the Departures area, on the left is the security check that gives access to the boarding gates.
The distance from Alicante Airport to the centre of Alicante is 11 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Alicante.
From ALC Airport to Alicante City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Alicante Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Alicante Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Alicante Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Alicante Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Alicante Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Alicante is about € 25.-. Book your taxi at Alicante Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From ALC Airport to Alicante City centre by Taxi
At Alicante Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Alicante Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Alicante Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air Europa
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Alicante
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Alicante Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
From Alicante: Guadalest Valley and Algar Waterfalls Tour
Discover the scenic beauty of the village of Guadalest and its fortress, mountains and surrounding alley on a day trip from Alicante. Get spectacular views of the Costa Blanca. Then, swim in the crystal-clear spring pools of the Algar Waterfalls.
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