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Cheap Flights from Alicante to Barcelona (ALC - BCN)

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Flight information Alicante to Barcelona

Cheapest return price last month

£38

Direct airlines

2

Flights per week

35

Average flight time, total distance 251 miles

1h 10min

Barcelona

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Barcelona: Barcelona.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Alicante to Barcelona is £38. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 10min is the average flight time from Alicante to Barcelona.
There are 2 airlines who fly direct from Alicante to Barcelona.
As of December, there are 35 flights per week flying from Alicante to Barcelona.

This information is correct as of February 2016

Airlines that fly from Alicante to Barcelona

Air Europa and Vueling both fly direct from Alicante to Barcelona.

Terminal Information – Departing

Alicante Airport has one terminal. The departure lounge has a small but well-rounded selection of shops. You can pick up magazines and snacks at Relay, designer clothes at Your Fashion Store, luxury goods at Duty Free and sugary snacks at Sweet. If you're hungry you can grab a burger at Burger King, some Spanish nibbles at Canas Y Tapas, or some ice cream from Farggi. The airport has an executive lounge, Sala Ifach, located on the third floor. Access costs €26.50* (just under £21).  Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Air Europa and Vueling both land at Terminal 1. You can catch the A1 Aerobus Express bus outside the terminal to Plaça de Catalunya in the city centre. One-way tickets are €5.90* (about £4.60). If you're heading home within 15 days you can get a return ticket for €10.20* (about £7.95). Bus 46 is a slower but cheaper option. Tickets are €2* (about £1.55) and it takes just under an hour to reach the city centre. You can take the green shuttle bus to Terminal 2 and hop on a train. The local train is quite cheap at €4.10* (about £3.20). This train passes through Barcelona and onto the suburbs, so keep an eye on the station signs. There's a taxi rank outside Terminal 1, and many hotels in Barcelona offer airport pick-up. You should expect to pay around €30-40* (£23-31) for a taxi to the city centre. There are lots of car hire companies with desks in the arrivals area, perfect if you want to get out of the city and see more of Catalonia.

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Practical Information

You don't need a passport to fly on a domestic route within Spain. It's a good idea to keep your passport on you anyway, for security reasons. We recommend arriving at the airport no later than one hour before your flight is scheduled to depart. Give yourself extra time if you're flying during the summer, as the airport can be busy with holidaymakers.

What to expect in Barcelona

Buzzing and beautiful Barcelona is a lively town packed with great things to see, do and eat. It's slightly cooler than Alicante, with an average temperature difference of 2°C. Barcelona is also slightly more expensive than Alicante. You can expect to pay about €10* (about £7.80) more for dinner for two in Barcelona, and about €1* (around 80p) more for a pint of beer. Read our Barcelona travel guide for more information on what to expect.

*Prices subject to change

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.