Experience the vibrancy and year-round good weather of Alicante. We operate twice daily flights to Alicante from London Gatwick (LGW) as well as a weekly flight from Manchester (between May and October) to this thriving Spanish destination.
Alicante also serves as the ideal gateway to the Costa Blanca or 'White Coast'. Whether seeking family time on the beaches of Benidorm and Torrevieja or exploring the historic streets of Altea, there’s something for everyone. With our choice of airports and frequent flights, booking Alicante holidays with British Airways couldn’t be easier.
Alicante flight facts
Route information for flights from London to Alicante
You can fly from London to Alicante in around two hours and thirty minutes. British Airways operates direct services from both London Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester. Travel in Euro Traveller or Club Europe and take advantage of the award-winning British Airways service. Book a hand baggage-only fare or check in 23kg of hold luggage and take two bags on-board with our standard fares.
When you fly with British Airways, you can choose a departure date that suits you and you’ll enjoy a safe and comfortable journey. Our cabin crew will be happy to help you with anything you need, so you can simply relax. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 48 hours before you fly. You can also buy delicious food from British food favourite M&S, on board all flights from/to London Heathrow and London Gatwick. For your convenience we will only accept payment by credit/debit cards on board, and Executive Club Members can pay with Avios via the British Airways app.
Alicante Airport is located 9 kilometres south of the capital and is readily served by local transport links. Local bus services connect the airport to the centre of Alicante, with an estimated 30 minute-travel time to Puerta del Mar. Tram services also connect the airport to the city. Alternatively, taxi ranks can be found outside the arrivals area of both terminals.
Take the stress out of getting to your Alicante hotel by pre-booking an airport transfer before you travel. You’ll be given the opportunity to add a shuttle or private door-to-door transfer once you’ve booked your Alicante flights or hotel. Book our car hire, in partnership with Avis, to enjoy great benefits including 24-hour customer support and roadside assistance. Earn Avios on every rental or join Avis Preferred and beat the queues with faster pick up.