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Flights from Alicante to Manchester

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.

 

Five fun facts about Manchester

  • The Curry Mile on Wilmslow Road, despite its name, is actually only around half a mile long.
  • In 1904 Charles Rolls and Henry Royce first met in Manchester’s city centre Midland Hotel. Two years later the company Rolls-Royce Ltd was formed.
  • Adopted by Manchester in the 19th Century, the Manchester Bee symbolizes the industrious nature of the city and its people. The bee can be seen on buildings all around Manchester, including the mosaic floor in Manchester’s Town Hall.
  • Manchester’s Town Hall features a depiction of a snake trying to eat its own tail on the ceiling of the main entrance.  He’s called ‘Ouroboros’ and is an ancient pagan icon symbolising the eternal cycle of life.
  • The Duke of Wellington opened the world’s first passenger railway in 1830. The success of this Manchester to Liverpool line is believed to have kicked off the railway revolution. Visitors can explore this history on-board a steam engine traveling along a short piece of the track at the Museum of Science and Industry.

 

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. 

Need a place to stay in Manchester? After you’ve booked your flights from Alicante to Manchester, search Ryanair Rooms for an excellent choice of Manchester hotels and to save money on your next Ryanair flight.

Plan ahead to get the lowest fares on flights from Alicante to Manchester

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Alicante ALC
Manchester MAN
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Thu 28 Nov
€19.99

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Alicante ALC
Manchester MAN
one way
Thu 28 Nov
€19.99