Cheap Flights from Alicante to Manchester (ALC - MAN)

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Flight information Alicante to Manchester

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Average flight time, total distance 1045 miles

2h 50min

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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Manchester: Manchester.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Alicante to Manchester is £29. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
2h 50min is the average flight time from Alicante to Manchester.
There are 5 airlines who fly direct from Alicante to Manchester.
As of January, there are 33 flights per week flying from Alicante to Manchester.

This information is correct as of March 2016

Airlines flying from Alicante to Manchester

Direct flights from Alicante to Manchester are available with Ryanair, Easyjet, Jet2, Thomson Airlines and Monarch.

Terminal Information

Alicante Airport

Alicante Airport, also known as Alicante-Elche Airport is 9km south of Alicante. There is currently just one terminal in operation at Alicante Airport, this is Terminal N. Alicante Airport advises passengers who are travelling to Manchester, UK (a non-Schengen flight) to arrive at the airport at least three hours before their scheduled flight time. This will allow enough time for passport control, security and locating your departure gate. Check in desks are located on Floor 2 of the airport, alternatively you can check in online or via mobile. Easyjet and Ryanair passengers must check-in online, up to 2 hours before their flight as there are no check-in facilities for these airlines at the airport.

The departure lounge at Alicante Airport offers a selection of shops such as Duty Free, Relay convenience store, Your Fashion Store offering designer fashion brands, Sweet, a confectionary shop and Superskunk which offers fun gift ideas with cool designs. You also have a great choice of options when it comes to food and drink at the airport, with the likes of Burger King, Canas y Tapas, Farggi Ice Cream, Costa Coffee, Starbucks, Subway and The Air Food Court.

Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the airport; you can also upgrade to a faster service from €4,90 for 24 hours.

Manchester Airport

There are three terminals at Manchester Airport, Easyjet and Jet2 flights arrive into Terminal 1, Monarch and Thomson Airways flights arrive into Terminal 2 and Ryanair flights arrive into Terminal 3. Facilities in each of the arrivals halls include a Spar, WHSmith, cafes such as Café Nero, information points, Travelex and one hour of free Wi-Fi.

If you are hiring a car from Manchester Airport you will find all the car hire companies represented in one central Car Rental Village. Shuttles are available from the terminals. Taxi ranks are located outside each terminal building for those looking to take a taxi from Manchester Airport to Manchester.

Bus, trams and trains all depart from the airport providing connections to Manchester city centre, surrounding suburbs, and the nearby towns and villages in the north of England. The airport train station is a short walk from each of the terminals, just follow the signs to the skyline walkway. Northern Rail services depart regularly throughout the day, with a journey to Manchester Piccadilly taking around 20 minutes.

If you’re not travelling to the city centre then the tram may be the best option for you, especially for destinations such as Didsbury. Tickets are available from the platform. 

What to expect in Manchester

The costs in Manchester can be almost double the costs you would experience in Alicante, Spain. Eating out in Manchester will cost £45, compared to the £24 in Alicante for a meal for two, alcohol costs are also significantly highly, at £3.50 for a domestic beer rather than the £1.20 in Alicante.

Manchester’s temperate Oceanic climate is cooler and wetter than Alicante at all points during the year. On average there’s 100 more rainy days in Manchester than Alicante and average daily temperatures are 8oc lower.

Manchester, UK is 1 hour behind of Alicante, Spain.

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