Flights from London to Alicante

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London to Alicante

Favourite airline: easyJet
The favourite airline for flights from London to Alicante is easyJet.
easyJet
32 %
Air Europa
14 %
Iberia
13 %
Tip: book directly before departure
A good time to book a cheap flight on this route is directly on the day of departure.
0 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Sunday
Cheap flights on this route are operated on Sunday.
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 16 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 35min
08h 15min
13h 25min
£61
£73
£103
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from London to Alicante are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
02h 35min, from £61
35 %
1 stopover Madrid Barajas
05h 20min, from £132
33 %
1 stopover Lisbon
08h 00min, from £154
12 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Alicante

Flight to Alicante: local flair and festivals

Visit Alicante at any time of the year for fun local festivals and gorgeous weather. Explore the city on foot or head to the nearby beaches to bask in the sun.

The best time to visit Alicante

As far as weather goes, there is no best time to visit Alicante. With it's mild winters and hot summers, this city is a beautiful place to visit all year round. The peak travel season tends to be in July and August. Head to Alicante between April 21 and 24 for The Moors and Christians Festival (Moros y Cristianos). This festival reenacts the 12th century battles between Arabs and Christians. Visit Alicante from June 20 to 24 to witness the St. John's bonfires. These celebrations mark the start of summer with fireworks and paper mache monuments that are burned on 24th June.

Important information prior to booking

Head slightly out of town for less crowded beaches. The popular local food is a regional favourite known as Paella. The cost of living in Alicante is about 30 percent lower than in London. Restaurant prices are also typically about 45 percent lower. Alicante is in a time zone that is UK time plus 1 hour. The airport in Alicante is also used by tourists visiting Torrevieja, Benidorm and other area beach resorts. Be sure to visit car-free Tabarca Island, a small walled town surrounded by a nature reserve.

Local travel tips

The airport bus to central Alicante costs approximately €3.80 and takes around 20 minutes, with buses arriving every 20 minutes. Local buses leave from the terminal building departures area in the airport and head to Alicante, Benidorm, Torrevieja or Murcia. A taxi ride to central Alicante costs about €25. Alicante has a reliable bus network. Trams also go to important destinations in Alicante and along the Costa Blanca. Single tickets for Zone 1 cost about  €1.35. A 10-trip, rechargeable card costs about €7.60 plus  €2 for the card itself. Central Alicante is also easy to explore by foot. Taxis are less expensive than in London but not a whole lot faster than public transport.

Hotel rooms cost from around €40 per person per night and hostels cost from about €15 per person per night in shared rooms.

Flight information: London - Alicante

Outbound and return from £60.63
Flight duration min. 02:20 / max. 02:35
Return flight duration min. 02:20/ max. 02:50
Distance 1472 km
Flights per week 53
Departure airport London (LCY, LGW, LHR, LTN, STN, SEN) (LON)
Arrival airport Alicante (ALC)
Destination country Spain
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