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Alicante Airport Guide

Alicante airport is one of the busiest airports in Spain and among the 50 busiest in Europe. Currently, Alicante airport has two terminals: T1 and T2. The third terminal is still under construction. This Alicante airport guide outlines the facilities of the airport and transportation to and from it.

Quick facts

• T1 has check-in desk 1-38 and special baggage desk 39. It has 11 gates. Five odd-numbered gates have air bridges. T1 also has 9 Baggage reclaim carousels. All Ryanair flights check-in at this terminal.

• T2 has check-in desks 51-64. It has 6 gates and no air bridges. It also has 2 baggage reclaim carousels. All EasyJet flights check-in at this terminal.

• Alicante Centre is 9 km (5 miles) north of Alicante Airport.

• The main roads next to Alicante airport are A7, A31 and N340.

• Information desks are in the check-in and departures area.

• The airport has a money changer and several ATMs.

• Alicante airport has a post office and several payphones. Internet access is also available.

• Fast-food, restaurants, bars and cafes are inside the airport. Alicante airport also has an ice cream parlour.

• Lost and found offices are on the ground floor.

• First aid service is available 24/7. The airport also has a pharmacy

• Summer is the busiest season in this airport.


• Parking Area Alicante airport has two parking lots. One is right next to the terminal while the other is opposite it. The total parking spaces available is 2,000. Rates vary between short-term and long-term parking.

• Car Rental Travellers can contact car rental companies to rent vehicles for transportation. This eliminates the need to negotiate fares. Drivers can ensure the vehicle accommodates especially large baggage or equipment like musical instruments, wheel chairs, etc. Travel to and from the airport can be planned ahead, as well.

• Taxi The taxi lane is in front of the Arrivals area. Travel time from the airport to Alicante centre is about 1-20 minutes.

• Bus The bus that travels between the airport and Alicante centre is available every 20 minutes at Bus Stop No. 30, which is a minute walk from the Arrivals area. It takes about 40 minutes for the bus to reach Alicante centre from the airport. Air conditioning may or may not be working on the bus.

• Train At present, there are no train routes to Alicante airport. A bus ride from the airport to the nearest train station takes about 40 minutes.

The information in this Alicante airport guide was taken from the Alicante airport website and contributed by frequent travellers to Spain.