Flights from Manchester to Alicante
So you’re thinking of booking a little trip to the Spanish sun, with cheap flights from Manchester to Alicante… well we’ve got the flights, and here is some practical information to help you get your trip off to the best possible start too!
Situated some 14km southwest of the centre of Manchester city, Manchester Airport is one of the busiest airports in the UK, and Manchester to Alicante flights are so popular that that the route is one of the airport’s top 5 busiest.
Manchester airport is easy to get to and is well-connected with regular train, bus and coach services running from the city centre and surrounding areas right up to the airport terminals. Various parking options are available to you if you want to drive, depending on the length of your trip. Ryanair primarily operates from Terminal 3 at this airport, but always check your boarding pass to be sure.
Once you’ve checked in:
When you’ve checked any luggage and passed through Manchester’s security gates for your Manchester to Alicante flights, you can take your time and relax in one of the airport’s good quality restaurants, bars and cafés. If you’re in a rush, it’s worth noting that you can download the airport’s app, and order your food in advance to collect when it’s ready.
There’s good shopping available for anyone who wants a little retail therapy, and free Wi-Fi available to all passengers, so you can stay connected while you wait to board your Manchester to Alicante cheap flights.
What to expect on Arrival in Alicante:
When the wheels touch down from your flights to Alicante from Manchester, you’ve reached the gateway to the Costa Blanca. It’s a busy airport with flights from Manchester to Alicante being one of its most popular routes, and there are plenty of transport options available to get you to your own little spot in the sun.
Bus and TRAM services are available to take you from Alicante airport to the holiday resort of your choice, however lots of people who book flights from Manchester to Alicante opt for car hire from Alicante airport, which gives them the freedom to travel around the area at their own pace.
Alicante city is a charming place, and worth a visit before you hit the beaches of the Costa Blanca. From the imposing Santa Barbara castle to the palm lined promenade, there’s plenty to explore in a day’s visit.
But we understand - you’ve flown to the Costa Blanca and you want sea, sand sunshine and sangria. And cocktails, seafood, bars and parties. And all the other essential ingredients for a holiday in the Spanish sun. Well, there are multiple excellent tourist resorts within easy reach of Alicante airport where you choose to stay, and where you’ll find all of the above and more. Why not take a look on Ryanair Rooms and find the perfect Alicante hotel.
Five fast facts about Alicante:
- The Explanada de Espana is paved with 6.6 million marble tiles
- Tapas, Spain’s famous food, originated here!
- Over 115,000 tonnes of rice are produced every year in the area surrounding Alicante
- Benidorm is one of the biggest resorts near Alicante, and it was the first ever package holiday resort in Spain.
Fly Manchester to Alicante: Practical Information
The Manchester to Alicante flight time is not a particularly long one; you’ll be in the sun in under 3 hours.
Spain uses the Euro, so if you’re traveling from Manchester you might need to exchange cash or withdraw Euros when you get there.