Thinking about flying from Alicante to Manchester? We’ve got everything you need to know about your cheap flights from Alicante to Manchester here.
Alicante-Elche Airport Overview
Your Alicante to Manchester flights will depart from Alicante-Elche Airport, which is the fifth busiest airport in Spain, welcoming over 14 million passengers annually.
Alicante-Elche Airport is located 9 kilometres from the city of Alicante and is easily accessible by public transport. The C-6 bus line connects to the city centre from Alicante airport and operates 24/7 all year long, with buses available every 20 minutes. The total trip from the central Luceros station takes around 25 minutes. Alicante is served by train services, operated by the Spanish National Rail Company (RENFE), and by the TRAM, managed by FGV, which connects several destinations within the Costa Blanca such as Benidorm and Denia, along with Alicante.
Manchester Airport Overview
Your Alicante to Manchester flights will land in Manchester Airport, which is located 14km from Manchester city centre. Trains from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre take around 20 minutes and run every 10 minutes, 7 days a week, through train operators TransPennine Express and Northern Rail. Trams run direct from the airport to just outside the city, where you can change for a short tram ride to the town centre. Manchester Airport is also linked to the city centre by a Stagecoach bus service.
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What to Expect on arrival at Manchester?
Make the most of your cheap flights to Manchester from Alicante by seeing as much of the city as you can during your stay. Manchester is famous for being the home of Manchester United and Manchester City football clubs. Catch a match while you’re in town. Or, if you’d like to delve deeper into England’s football heritage, head to The National Football Museum. Based in the Urbis building in Manchester city centre, the museum preserves and displays important collections of English football memorabilia.
Other popular attractions in Manchester include the Science and Industry Museum. The city’s Chinatown is also worth a visit. This ethnic enclave is the second largest Chinatown in the United Kingdom and the third largest in Europe. Castlefield is another picturesque neighbourhood, featuring lovingly restored Victorian houses, canal walks and a reconstructed Roman Fort.
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From Alicante to Manchester: Practical Information
Some practical information to keep in mind when you fly Alicante to Manchester:
You will need to change your currency from euros to sterling
Don’t forget to pack a travel adaptor for any electrical devices you need to charge while you’re away and as well as bringing a travel adaptor with you for any electrical devices.
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