Flights from Birmingham to Alicante

Birmingham to Alicante

  • Birmingham to Alicante is 981 miles
  • The average flight time from Birmingham to Alicante is 2h 30min
  • £34 was the cheapest return price from Birmingham to Alicante last month
  • There are 28 flights a week from Birmingham to Alicante
  • The most popular airline flying from Birmingham to Alicante last month was Ryanair
  • 6 airlines fly direct from Birmingham to Alicante

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Flights from Birmingham to Alicante

This information is correct as of September 2015

Airlines that fly from Birmingham to Alicante

Monarch Airlines, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways and Vueling all fly to Alicante from Birmingham.

Terminal Information – Departing

Birmingham Airport only has one terminal, but its packed with everything you need for a positive pre-flight experience. As well as shops and restaurants, you'll find plenty to keep you entertiained. The nail bar (Cloud Nails) is perfect for a relaxing pre-holiday manicure, while the flight simulator (Softek Sim) really gets you into the spirit of things. If you enjoy a bit of luxury, you can check into one of two executive lounges. The Aspire Lounge and No.1 Traveller Lounge are both open to general passengers. Inside you can enjoy complimentary snacks, drinks and Wi-Fi. Prices start at £21.99* but it's cheaper if you pre-book.

Enjoy high street shopping at the likes of Boots, Accessorize, and JD Sports, or pick up a few souvenirs at Discover England. Eye Love sunglasses is a must visit if you're off to sunny Alicante. Nobody likes to fly on an empty stomach, and at Birmingham you don't have to. You can grab a coffee and cake at Caffe Ritazza, Caffe Nero, or Costa. If you fancy a proper meal, head to Giraffe, Frankie & Benny's, or Deli Hub. If your nerves are a bit frayed, have a pre-flight tipple at All Bar One, Wetherspoons, or Blanc et Noir.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Alicante Airport has one terminal. The arrivals hall is on Floor 0, and the departures area is on Floor 2. There's a taxi rank outside the arrivals hall, but you will need to go up to Floor 2 to catch a bus. If you're going into Alicante, catch Bus C-6. From here you can find onward transport to other towns in the area. One-way tickets are €3.85* (about £2.85). If you're taking a taxi into Alicante, you can expect to pay €20-25 (about £14.75-£18.45). If you're staying in one of the Costa Blanca resorts, you might want to hire a car. The rental desks are in the arrivals hall, but you can check car hire prices at Alicante Airport with Skyscanner to find the best deals.

Practical Information

Your passport needs to be valid for the duration of your trip. We recommend arriving at least 90 minutes before your flight is due to depart. This will give you time to get through security and relax a bit before catching your flight.

What to expect in Alicante

Alicante is one hour ahead of Birmingham, and the currency is the Euro (€). Spanish is the official language, but most people who work in tourism will have a good grasp of the English language. It's polite to learn a few key phrases: hello (hola), goodbye (adios), please (por favor) and thank you (gracias) will do the trick. Prices in Alicante are lower than in Brum, and the weather is hotter. Remember to stay hydrated and wear plenty of suncream.

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