The cheapest flights from Barcelona to Alicante

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

£73

Average

£142

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Alicante will cost around £ 142 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 73.

Cheapest
20:30Barcelona El Prat Airport11h40 08:10Alicante Elche Airport
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£731One-way
2nd Cheapest
14:10Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 15:20Alicante Elche Airport
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£751One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:35Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 22:45Alicante Elche Airport
0 changes
£751One-way
11:55Barcelona El Prat Airport4h00 15:55Alicante Elche Airport
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£861One-way
08:40Barcelona El Prat Airport7h15 15:55Alicante Elche Airport
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£861One-way

Flight schedule Barcelona to Alicante

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08:40Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 09:50Alicante Elche Airport
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08:40Barcelona El Prat Airport7h15 15:55Alicante Elche Airport
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09:35Barcelona El Prat Airport3h35 13:10Alicante Elche Airport
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11:50Barcelona El Prat Airport8h10 20:00Alicante Elche Airport
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11:50Barcelona El Prat Airport20h20 08:10Alicante Elche Airport
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11:55Barcelona El Prat Airport4h00 15:55Alicante Elche Airport
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13:30Barcelona El Prat Airport3h40 17:10Alicante Elche Airport
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14:10Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 15:20Alicante Elche Airport
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14:10Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 15:20Alicante Elche Airport
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15:30Barcelona El Prat Airport24h25 15:55Alicante Elche Airport
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18:45Barcelona El Prat Airport21h10 15:55Alicante Elche Airport
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19:10Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 20:20Alicante Elche Airport
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19:10Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 20:20Alicante Elche Airport
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20:30Barcelona El Prat Airport23h30 20:00Alicante Elche Airport
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20:30Barcelona El Prat Airport11h40 08:10Alicante Elche Airport
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21:35Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 22:45Alicante Elche Airport
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21:35Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 22:45Alicante Elche Airport
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22:00Barcelona El Prat Airport17h55 15:55Alicante Elche Airport
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Tue
24 May
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£64Air Europa
Wed
25 May
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£61Air Europa
Thu
26 May
£49Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£64Air Europa
Fri
27 May
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£71Vueling
Sat
28 May
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£49Vueling
Sun
29 May
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£49Vueling
Mon
30 May
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£44Vueling
Tue
31 May
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£38Air Europa
Wed
1 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£38Air Europa
Thu
2 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£49Vueling
Fri
3 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£53Vueling
Sat
4 Jun
£24Renfe Euromed
£44Alsa
£40Vueling
Sun
5 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£36Vueling
Mon
6 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£33Vueling
Tue
7 Jun
£29Renfe Euromed
£44Alsa
£40Vueling
Wed
8 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£38Air Europa
Thu
9 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£48Air Europa
Fri
10 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£40Vueling
Sat
11 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£33Vueling
Sun
12 Jun
£44Renfe Intercity
£44Alsa
£44Vueling

The fastest flights from Barcelona to Alicante

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

8 h 32 m

Flights per day

18

Distance

407 km

Of the 18 flights that leave Barcelona for Alicante every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct flights cover the 407 km distance in an average of 8 h 32 m but if you time it right, some flights will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .

The slowest flights will take 1d 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
19:10Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 20:20Alicante Elche Airport
0 changes
£1151One-way
Fastest
21:35Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 22:45Alicante Elche Airport
0 changes
£1101One-way
Fastest
08:40Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 09:50Alicante Elche Airport
0 changes
£1561One-way
Fastest
14:10Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 15:20Alicante Elche Airport
0 changes
£751One-way
Fastest
21:35Barcelona El Prat Airport1h10 22:45Alicante Elche Airport
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£751One-way

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Overview: Barcelona to Alicante flight

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£60 (€68)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesIberia, TAP Portugal, Air Europa, KLM, Lufthansa, Vueling or Air Algerie

Flights from Barcelona to Alicante cover the 252 miles (406 km) long route taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Iberia, TAP Portugal, Air Europa, KLM, Lufthansa, Vueling or Air Algerie. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as £49, but the average price of plane tickets is £60. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Alicante Elche Airport.

Airlines: KLM, Lufthansa and Vueling Airlines Barcelona to Alicante

KLM, Lufthansa and Vueling Airlines flights will get you between Barcelona and Alicante from £49. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.

Vueling Airlines
Lufthansa
KLM

Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next flight between Barcelona and Alicante.

Omio helps you find the perfect Barcelona - Alicante flight with Vueling Airlines. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight between Barcelona and Alicante, Omio shows you Vueling Airlines current flight timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best plane ticket for your upcoming Barcelona to Alicante route. You can expect to travel around 252 miles (406 km) between Barcelona and Alicante on a flight with Vueling Airlines. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Vueling Airlines tickets to Alicante from Barcelona starting as low as £49 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by plane instead of purchasing tickets at the airport in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Vueling Airlines!

  • Average Price: £49

Vueling Airlines has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by flight to Alicante from Barcelona:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees waived
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Barcelona to Alicante Flights: An Overview

Alicante, in the south-east of Spain, is an attractive, historic city with an atmospheric Moorish quarter, and the gateway to the resorts of the Costa Blanca, a Mediterranean coastline as popular with Spanish visitors as with foreigners. As a quicker alternative to a train journey, direct flights from Barcelona to Alicante deliver visitors to this sun-soaked corner of Spain in around one hour. There are frequent direct flights seven days a week with a budget airline. Departure times from early morning to early evening ensure it's possible to get on the beach before lunch or fly in for a dinner reservation.  Indirect connections with one change en route are also available, increasing the travel options to Alicante.

Which airlines fly from Barcelona to Alicante?

The Spanish budget airline vueling offers frequent daily direct flights from Barcelona to Alicante. Although this is a short domestic flight down the Mediterranean coast, some indirect connections via Palma-De-Mallorca or Madrid are also a possibility, with services provided by Air Europa and the national carrier Iberia, which offers flights operated by its affiliate airline Air Nostrum.  

How long is the flight from Barcelona to Alicante?

Direct flights with vueling are the fastest option for the 407 kilometer trip south-west along the Mediterranean coast from Barcelona to Alicante, with most services taking one hour and ten minutes to reach the southern city. Early morning vueling flights take five minutes longer to complete the trip. The fastest indirect flights to Alicante from the Catalan city are Air Europa connections via Palma-De-Mallorca, which take two hours and 40 minutes to reach Alicante Elche Airport. Iberia connections via Madrid take upwards of three hours and 15 minutes with some indirect flights taking more than four hours in total.  

How many flights are there from Barcelona to Alicante?

The vueling budget airline schedule offers five direct flights from Barcelona to Alicante from Tuesday-Thursday, four flights on Sundays and Mondays, and three flights on Fridays and Saturdays. Departure times usually include morning, afternoon and evening options. There are 15-16 daily indirect flights from Barcelona to Alicante requiring one change in transit, with take off times available from early morning to early evening. 

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Barcelona to Alicante?

Departure Airport: Barcelona El Prat Airport is situated about 12 kilometers south-west of Barcelona city center, connected by metro trains on the L9 Sud line or Aerobus express services, taking around 30 minutes to reach the airport from the center.  Facilities at the terminal include long and short stay parking lots, international restaurants, tapas bars, luggage storage, business lounges, children's play areas, cafes and free WiFi.

Arrival Airport: Alicante Elche Airport is located nine kilometers south-west of Alicante city center,  with local buses offering connections to the center, to Elche or to several Costa Blanca resorts along the coast. Facilities at the airport terminal include car rental desks, a convenience store, a pharmacy, duty-free shopping, a book store, business amenities, free WiFi and taxi stands. 

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FAQs

How much does a cheap flight from Barcelona to Alicante cost?

Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets between Barcelona and Alicante for as low as £49  for the next 7 days.

What is the average price of plane tickets to Alicante from Barcelona?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Barcelona to Alicante flight prices are on average £60  one way.

What is the distance by flight from Barcelona to Alicante?

You should expect to travel around 252 miles (406 km)  between Barcelona and Alicante by plane.

How long is the flight between Barcelona and Alicante?

While the time it takes to travel 252 miles (406 km) between Barcelona and Alicante can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the flight duration from Barcelona to Alicante is on average 1 h 10 min.

What airport in Barcelona does the flight to Alicante leave from? Which airport do I fly into Alicante from Barcelona?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this journey most frequently fly from Barcelona El Prat Airport   to Alicante Elche Airport.

Where is the Barcelona airport located? Where is the Alicante airport located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their flights from Barcelona El Prat Airport and need to travel around 9 miles (14.5 km) from the city centre to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in Alicante most often land in Alicante Elche Airport and need to travel about 9.5 miles (15.3 km) from this airport to reach the city centre. You can check for public transportation connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Alicante Elche Airport to get you to the city centre of Alicante.

Which airlines should I travel with from Barcelona to Alicante?

If you're looking for flights from Barcelona to Alicante, you can rely on Iberia, TAP Portugal, Air Europa, KLM, Lufthansa, Vueling or Air Algerie to get you to Alicante. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the Barcelona to Alicante journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct flight between Barcelona and Alicante?

Yes, you can find a direct flight to Alicante from Barcelona with Vueling  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your plane ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

What are the first and last departure flight times from Barcelona to Alicante?

The first flight from Barcelona to Alicante leaves at 04: 45   and the last flight for this leaves at 21: 00. Omio shows you the latest flight from Barcelona to Alicante timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I book a plane ticket from Barcelona to Alicante to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for flights in advance to score the best deals from all possible airlines offering this trip and save money. If you book plane tickets between Barcelona and Alicante within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £60 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your plane ticket from Barcelona to Alicante a few months in advance.