Alicante Airport

This information is correct as of October 2016.

Alicante Airport is the gateway to Spain's Costa Blanca and the famous resort Benidorm. It's a fantastic budget destination, and the most popular airlines flying to Alicante are Ryanair, EasyJet and Vueling. The airport is managed by Aena, who own 46 Spanish airports in total. Unlimited free Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal.

Check live Alicante Airport arrivals and departures here, or read on for more information about the airport.

Parking at Alicante Airport

There are four official car parks at Alicante Airport: General, Long Stay, First Class (attached to the terminal by a walkway) and Express (collection only). Cheap parking at Alicante Airport is available off-site from unofficial providers.

Restaurants at Alicante Airport

Fast food at the airport includes Burger King, Subway and Ars Rodilla. For something more substantial there's the Air Food Court and Saboramar gastrobar. You can grab a coffee at Starbucks, Costa, Farggi and Valor or something a little stronger at Canas y Tapas, Carling Pub and La Pausa.

Alicante Airport shops

Shops include Spanish deli The Market, candy shop LOL Sweets, duty free store The Shop, and Spanish luxury chain El Corte Ingles. There's a pharmacy and a Relay newsagents, and lots of places to pick up some fashionable new clothes including Desigual, Weekend by MaxMara and Victoria's Secret.

Lounges at Alicante Airport

The Sala Ifach lounge on the third floor has free Wi-Fi, games for children, and complimentary refreshments. Most business class ticket holders can enter for free, but everyone else has to pay. Entry costs €27.30 if you pay on the day, or €19.11 if you book online through Aena's website.

Hotels close to Alicante Airport

Staying near the airport is a good idea if you have a 6am flight the next day. There are quite a few cheap hotels near Alicante Airport such as Hotel Areca, Holiday Inn Elche and El Plantio Golf Resort. Compare hotels in Alicante now.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

The A-70, a short section of the AP-7 toll road, passes the airport. It takes about 15 minutes to drive into Alicante from the airport (in light traffic) and about 42 minutes to drive to Benidorm using the AP-7. You can avoid tolls by taking the N-332 coastal road. Car hire from Alicante Airport is a popular choice with holidaymakers, so we recommend booking early to find the best deals.

Trains hide 

There's no train station at the airport but you can take the C-6 bus to Luceros station in Alicante. From here you can hop on the tram. Line 1 is the train from Alicante to Benidorm, with a transfer time of 70 minutes. Line 2 goes to Sant Vicent del Raspeig, Line 3 to El Campello and Line 4 to Cabo Huertas (Playa de San Juan).

Buses hide 

Several intercity and local services call at the airport.

· The bus from Alicante Airport to Benidorm takes 45 minutes. It goes onto Calpe, which takes an additional 45 minutes. €9.45 single, €17.95 return.

· The express bus to Murcia from Alicante Airport takes 55 minutes. €5.22 single, €9.40 return.

· The express to Torrevieja takes 40 minutes. €7.

· The bus to Santa Pola stops at El Altet, Arenales del Sol and Gran Alacant. €2.45.

· Local bus 1A goes to Elche. €1.50.

· Route 1B goes to Elche, Torrellano, Playa El Altet and Arenales del Sol. €1.50.

· Bus C-6 goes to Alicante. €3.85.

Taxi hide 

All fares to and from the airport include a €4.25 surcharge. The airport's official taxi company (Radio Taxi Elche) charge around 91 cents per kilometre, or €1.07 at the higher 'special' rate (which applies on public holidays, weekends, and overnight). The taxi fare from Alicante Airport to Benidorm is around €67, or €74 at the special rate. It should cost you €19 (€21) to reach Alicante by cab.

 Who flies to Alicante

 Airport Contact Details

Alicante Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional de Alicante,
03071 Alicante,

Tel:902 404 704


 Location Details

Longitude:0° 34' 0'' W
Latitude:38° 16' 59'' N
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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