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Alicante travel guides

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Cheap flights from Glasgow to Alicante

Flight type
Departure date
Glasgow GLA
Alicante ALC
one way
Sat 17 Aug
Glasgow PIK
Alicante ALC
one way
Mon 19 Aug

Flights from Glasgow to Alicante

Are you looking to book flights from Glasgow to Alicante? Before you switch to holiday mode, here’s everything you should know about the Costa Blanca city.


How to get to Glasgow Prestwick Airport 

Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK) has its own railway station which is connected to the terminal by an enclosed walkway. Trains to the airport run about 4 times an hour from Monday to Saturday and every half an hour on Sunday. The train operates between Glasgow Central and Ayr with some also continuing to Edinburgh Waverley station. You can drive to the airport from the city centre in about 45-55 minutes using the M77 and A77. Prestwick has short-stay and long-stay parking options available.


Glasgow Prestwick Airport: Overview

Glasgow Prestwick is quite compact, meaning getting around the airport is a relatively stress-free experience. The airport has one main terminal where all the gates are located. Once you’re past security, you’ll find a good selection of shops, cafés and restaurants where you can relax before you fly from Glasgow to Alicante.


Alicante Airport: Overview

When your flights from Glasgow to Alicante arrive, the easiest way to get out of the airport and into the city is by road using the N-338 road. Check out Ryanair car hire for the best deals on car rentals for your trip. If you aren’t driving you’ll find a number of public transport services available depending on where you’re staying. The C-6 route goes to Alicante city, the 1A services Elche and 1B goes to Elche as well, with a stop in Los Arenales del Sol. 


What to expect on arrival in Alicante

Alicante is located in the beautiful region of Costa Blanca. It has a great mixture of relaxing beaches and stunning historical architecture. You won’t want to waste any time exploring this paradise once your flights from Glasgow to Alicante land. The Castle of Santa Barbara, the Archaeological Museum and the Basilica of Santa Maria should all be on your must-see list. Alicante is also home to lots of Blue Flag beaches with something for every type of beach goer. Learn more about things to do in Alicante on Try Somewhere New.


Five Fun Facts about Alicante:

  • Alicante was given the nickname “Lucentum” by the Romans, which means “City of Light”
  • David Ferrer, the professional tennis player and former world number three, was born in Alicante
  • There are two official languages in Alicante: Spanish and Valencian, a dialect similar to Catalan
  • The Alicante resort of Benidorm is sometimes referred to as the “European Manhattan” because of its incredible skyline. In Europe, only Milan and London have more skyscrapers
  • Alicante is part of the Costa Blanca region of Spain, which translates to White Coast, a name coined by former airline British European Airways to promote flights from London to Valencia


From Glasgow to Alicante: Practical Information

Alicante has a typically Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. The hottest time of year to visit Alicante is between June and September, when peak temperatures regularly reach the 30°C mark. Winters in Alicante rarely see temperatures dip below 17°C during the day so it’s probably okay to leave your winter woollies at home even  when you fly from Glasgow to Alicante off-season.

The best way to get around Alicante is via public bus. The network is easy to understand and buses are frequent, often arriving within a few minutes of each other. The more popular tourist destinations in Alicante are linked together by tram and they aren’t too expensive. You’ll also be treated to incredible views on the way.

You’ll need to pack a travel adaptor if you want to use your electronic devices during your stay and also make sure to change your pounds into euros before your flights from Glasgow to Alicante.

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