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Overview: London to Alicante flight

distanceDistance907 miles (1463 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£44 (€51)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, easyJet, British Airways, Vueling, Primera Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Jet2. Com or Iberia

Flights from London to Alicante cover the 907 miles (1463 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways, Vueling, Primera Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Jet2. Com or Iberia. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this trip for as low as £14, but the average price of plane tickets is £44. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Alicante Elche Airport.

Airlines: Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia London to Alicante

You can travel by flight to Alicante from London with Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia for as low as £14. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Ryanair
Vueling Airlines
Iberia

Ryanair is one of the biggest and most popular low-cost airlines in Europe, headquartered in Ireland. Hopping on a plane and flying to popular European destinations quickly and affordably is made easy with Ryanair. This budget airline is known for operating direct flights to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. A Ryanair plane ticket between London and Alicante includes allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for cabin baggage and checked baggage.

  • Average Price: £14

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Ryanair when booking your flight tickets to Alicante from London due to the coronavirus:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

London to Alicante Flights: An Overview

Alicante is a historic Mediterranean city and port in Spain. It’s located in Costa Blanca on the Mediterranean coast, in eastern Spain. The city attracts vacationers every year with magnificent palm trees, huge plazas, and stunning beaches. Flights from London to Alicante offer a quick and convenient method to connect the two cities, with flight times of around two hours 35 minutes. Both direct and indirect flights are available on this route multiple times a day, offering travelers a good amount of choice.

Which airlines fly from London to Alicante?

There are several airlines offering direct flights between London and Alicante. These include easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways, Norwegian Airways, Jet 2, and vueling airlines. These airlines offer direct flights multiple times a day. Indirect flights are operated by Iberia, British Airways, and vueling, with layovers and connecting flights to Alicante. Connecting flights have layovers in Madrid, Ibiza, and Barcelona.

How long is the flight from London to Alicante?

Direct flights from London to Alicante take two hours 35 minutes. The distance between the two cities is approximately 1,460 kilometers. Norwegian Air Shuttle operates the fastest service, taking two hours 20 minutes to complete the journey. Although there are plenty of direct options daily, indirect services with one change usually complete the journey in under six hours, with the fastest taking four hours 30 minutes.

How many flights are there from London to Alicante?

The number of flights between London and Alicante varies from day to day, but travelers can expect more than 16 direct flights every day of the week, with almost 100 every week. Weekend services operate close to 20 direct flights from London to Alicante each day. Both direct and indirect airlines offer morning, afternoon, and evening flights. 

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

Departure airport: London Heathrow airport is the leading international airport in London. It’s also ranked the second busiest airport in the world. The airport handled over 80.1 million passengers in 2018. The airport is known for its large number of international flights. Passengers can travel from the city center to the airport by car, train, coach, or taxi. The fastest way to reach Heathrow Airport from central London is by train, with services leaving London Paddington every 15 minutes, with journeys taking around 15-20 minutes to Terminals two and 3. Facilities available at the airport include bars, business areas, and wellness centers. The airport also has free unlimited WiFi for passengers.

Arrival airport: Alicante-Elche airport is the fifth busiest airport in Spain. The airport is located nine kilometers east of the city center. Taking a taxi is the fastest way to get from the airport to the city center, taking around 20 minutes. Passengers looking for a cheaper way to reach the city center can catch the C-6 bus which operates 24/7 all year-round. It takes around 25 minutes to reach the central Luceros station. Facilities at the airport include lounges, cafes, ATMs, and food and drink courts. Car rental services are available just outside the Arrivals gates. Free WiFi is available for passengers in Terminal 1.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by plane from London, United Kingdom to Alicante, Spain?

Travel by plane between London, United Kingdom and Alicante, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Alicante from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Alicante, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Alicante from London closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Alicante, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Alicante to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Spain?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Alicante?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 19/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Alicante to London flight here.

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

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight from London to Alicante for the next 7 days starting from £14  one way.

How much does the flight from London to Alicante cost on average?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a plane ticket between London and Alicante is £44  one way.

What is the distance by flight from London to Alicante?

You should expect to travel around 907 miles (1463 km)  between London and Alicante by plane.

How many hours does it take from London to Alicante by plane?

The London to Alicante flight duration is on average 2 h 30 min, which is to be expected when travelling 907 miles (1463 km) to Alicante from London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What airport does the flight from London to Alicante depart from? Which Alicante airport do I fly into from London?

Omio customers most frequently book their flights from London Heathrow Airport   to Alicante Elche Airport.

Where is the London airport located? Where is the Alicante airport located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from London Heathrow Airport, which is located approximately 14.3 miles (23 km) from the city centre.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Alicante Elche Airport and need to travel approximately 6 miles (9.6 km) from the airport to reach the city centre in Alicante. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transportation options available from Alicante Elche Airport to get you to the city centre in Alicante.

What airlines offer a service from London to Alicante?

For the best London to Alicante flight to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways, Vueling, Primera Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Jet2. Com or Iberia. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services between London and Alicante to compare what amenities they may offer.

When does the first flight depart from London to Alicante? When does the last flight depart from London to Alicante?

You can take the first flight from London to Alicante at 06: 30   or take the last flight from London to Alicante leaving at 17: 45. Look for the latest London Alicante flight times on Omio and book the best time to take the plane for this route.

When should I book London Alicante plane tickets to score the best deals?

If you purchase London to Alicante plane tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £44. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights from London to Alicante. Look out for plane tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.