The airport is located seven miles (11km) south of Alicante.
Alicante Airport (ALC)
LocationThe airport is located seven miles (11km) south of Alicante.
Getting to the city
Regular buses leave every 30 minutes for the main bus station in Alicante, and taxis are available outside Arrivals. Note that most package tour operators arrange transport.
TimeGMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).
Car hire companies represented at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz, Sol-Mar, Europcar and National. Before booking it is worth finding out if it is possible to pickup and drop off rental cars at the airport, rather than at an off-site location.
Taxis can be found outside the terminal building's lower level. A surcharge is added to taxis caught late at night.
The airport has bars, restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets, and several shops, including duty-free. ATMs and currency exchange facilities are also available. There is a VIP lounge which offers fax, photocopying and Internet capabilities for first- and business-class passengers. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs are advised to inform their airline or travel agent in advance.
Parking at Alicante Airport is available in the car park opposite the terminal; those looking for long-term parking may want to consider cheaper off-site options with shuttle services.