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How to travel from Manchester to Alicante?

The only way to travel from Manchester to Alicante is by plane. There are dozens of flights between Manchester and Alicante each day thanks to Alicante's popularity as a holiday destination. Flights leave every day of the week, with a similar number of services from Monday to Sunday. Journey times can vary depending on the number of changes, but most direct flights last less than 3 hours. 

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Alicante?

The cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Alicante is by flying with Eurowings. Eurowings flights have one change, at Dusseldorf Airport, and can take just over 6 hours. Eurowings only offer one flight a day, in the morning. Flights from Ryanair, Jet2 and easyJet are only slightly more expensive and take less than 3 hours to reach Alicante, and all of their flights run directly. Ryanair, Jet2, and easyJet all operate around two services per day, in the morning and evening. All of the flights from Manchester to Alicante depart from Manchester Airport which is located 10 miles outside of the city and arrive at Alicante-Elche Airport which is 9 miles outside of Alicante.

What is the fastest way to travel from Manchester to Alicante?

The fastest way to travel from Manchester to Alicante is to fly with Ryanair, who provide two flights a day on both weekdays and weekends. Their flights generally last around 2 hours and 45 minutes. EasyJet also offers two flights a day, with a journey time just 5 minutes longer, and Sun Air of Scandinavia also offers two flights with the same journey time. Jet2 provide two flights a day that last around 2 hours and 55 minutes. All of the flights leave from Manchester Airport and arrive at Alicante-Elche Airport. 

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Travel from Manchester to Alicante by plane

The most popular flights from Manchester to Alicante are provided by Ryanair, easyJet, Sun Air of Scandinavia and Jet2. All of the providers offer two flights per day. Ryanair's flights leave first thing in the morning and around teatime and have the shortest journey time. They have no changes and leave every day of the week at the same time. EasyJet's services depart at breakfast-time and teatime. They leave at the same time each day from Monday to Sunday, and all of their flights run directly with no changes. Sun Air of Scandinavia operates two flights per day, both of which are direct. They have one flight in the morning and one in the evening. Jet2's flights are the longest direct services from Manchester to Alicante. They usually last around 2 hours and 55 minutes and take off twice a day, in the morning and evening. There are several other providers that offer indirect flights. KLM offers several indirect flights that have one change at Amsterdam Airport and take between 5-6 hours. Eurowings flights have a similar duration and have one change at Dusseldorf Airport. Iberia provides the most flights from Manchester to Alicante each day, with around 11 planes leaving on weekdays and at weekends. All of their flights have 1-2 changes, in Heathrow and/or Madrid, and can take up to 11 hours and 45 minutes. Other flights are also provided by British Airways, Air France, and TAP Portugal. All of the flights to Alicante depart from Manchester Airport, which is a few miles outside the city centre and is well-connected by both bus and train. Flights arrive at Alicante-Elche Airport which is 9 miles outside Alicante. Alicante can be reached by train in around 40 minutes, and there are also regular bus services that depart every 20 minutes and take around 50 minutes to reach the town centre. 

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FAQs
Does Spain have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Manchester to Alicante?

International travel from Manchester, United Kingdom to Alicante, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Alicante if travelling from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What measures do I need to follow in Alicante, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/06/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Alicante from Manchester.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Manchester, United Kingdom from Alicante, Spain due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Manchester, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Spain?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Spain?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Manchester, United Kingdom was last verified on 11/06/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Manchester from Alicante.

What are my travel options from Manchester to Alicante?

Getting from Manchester to Alicante includes taking a flight.

How far is Alicante from Manchester?

Alicante is approximately 1047 miles (1688 km) away from Manchester.

When going from Manchester to Alicante, where do I depart from Manchester and where do I arrive in Alicante?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Manchester to Alicante:

  • Flights from Manchester to Alicante most often leave from Manchester Airport and arrive in Alicante Elche Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to Alicante?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Alicante, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Alicante. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Manchester to Alicante tickets on Omio for £51.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Manchester to Alicante?
Many of our customers travelling from Manchester to Alicante don't make Alicante their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Madrid, Barcelona or Valencia, either of which you could add to your Manchester and Alicante trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Alicante to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Manchester to Alicante ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Manchester and Alicante, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £51 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Alicante online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the fastest way to get to Alicante from Manchester?

The fastest way to travel from Manchester to Alicante is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

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Alicante
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Oxford Road
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Manchester Piccadilly
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.