Flights depart from 26 UK airports to the Spanish airport of Alicante.
Jet2 budget airlines fly from 8 UK airports including, Manchester, Leeds Bradford, Newcastle, East Midlands, Blackpool, Belfast, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
To make sure you get the best deal you should book the car in advance on the internet. Competition between the car rental brokers is high so if you shop around and book early you should be able to find an excellent deal.
A bus service (Line C-6) runs from bus stop '30' at Alicante Airport to Alicante City Centre. The bus journey takes approximately 40 minutes and usually runs very 45 minutes.
Alicante Airport is the main airport for travellers to Murcia, Almeria and the Costa Blanca.
The airport is 7 miles from Alicante and close to the tourist resorts of Benidorm, Denia, Calpe and Torrevieja.
For travellers to Almeria region of Spain, the airport is 130 miles away from the tourist resort of Mojacar with an estimated journey time of 2 hours and 15 minutes. The roads are safe and mostly dual carriageway.
The airport has bars and restaurants, a fast-food outlet, an ice cream parlor and a cafeteria. Eight cafés and four restaurants are located in the Costa Blanca Plaza. Shops include newsagents, tobacconists, gift and jewelry shops, a music store, cake shop, sports and shoe shops, CD and video store, and three duty-free shops
Car parking is available at the airport in two parking lots with a total capacity of 1,500 spaces. One lot is located opposite the terminal building and the other next to it; long and short term parking rates are available
There are no hotels at the airport. The Holiday Inn Alicante-Playa de San Juan (tel: +34 (0)96 515 6185) is 3 miles from Alicante. Sidi San Juan Hotel (tel: +34 (0)96 516 1300) is a five-star hotel 9 miles from the airport. Other nearby hotels include the Hotel Tryp Gran Sol, Hesperia Eurhotel Hotel and the Residencia Maya Hotel
For Travellers who live in the area and what to leave their car for a long period of time at the airport, long term parking companies are located around the airport.
They are usually cheaper and will transfer you between your destination and the airport. Long term companies include; Klaus car parking Telephone 965 680941, Global Cars Telephone 966 490356,and Royal Parking Telephone 965 683360.