• 03195 El Altet, Alicante, Spain
  • IATA airport code: ALC
  • ICAO airport code: LEAL
  • Alias: Alicante-Elche Airport and El Altet Airport

Alicante airport is located on the Spanish Costa Blanca southwest of the city. Alicante Airport is easily accessible from all directions after you arrive. At an early stage the airport is indicated on the signs along the A-7 and AP-7 motorways. In 2011, the old Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 were replaced by the modern New Terminal. Alicante Airport is the busiest airport in the Valencia region and is mainly used by holidaymakers. Ryanair offers the most connections at the airport.

There is no train to and from the airport. Under the new terminal, a station is still being built for the local trains and trams. Arrivals at the airport can go further by bus, car rental or taxi.

Various bus companies run to the various destinations on the Costa Blanca. ALSA runs to Benidorm and Murcia, Costa Azul to Torrevieja and Subús Alcoyana to Alicante. The bus to Benidorm leaves every hour from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Then there is the last bus to Benidorm at 11 pm. A ticket costs 8.20 Euros and the journey takes 45 minutes. The local city bus to Alicante costs less than 3 Euro. You take line C6, which runs every 20 minutes between 6 a.m. and midnight.