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Welcome to Alicante Airport

The airport is located seven miles (11km) south of Alicante.

Information & Facts

Airport Taxis

Taxis can be found outside the terminal building's lower level. Fares range from EUR70 to Murcia and El Campello, or EUR40 to EUR50 from the airport to Torrevieja. A taxi to Denia generally costs between EUR90 and EUR110. Fares to Benidorm cost between EUR50 and EUR65, and taxis to Altea cost between EUR60 and EUR70. A surcharge is added to taxis caught late at night.

Car Parking

Parking at Alicante Airport is available in the car park opposite the terminal; it's charged per minute at EUR0.70 for half an hour and EUR2.22 per hour. Long-term is charged at EUR18.30 per day, however there are cheaper off-site options with shuttle services for long-term parking.

Car Rental

Car hire companies represented at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz, Sol-Mar, Europcar and National. Before booking it is worth finding out if it is possible to pickup and drop off rental cars at the airport, rather than at an off-site location.

City Transfers

Regular buses leave every 30 minutes for the main bus station in Alicante, and taxis are available outside Arrivals. Note that most package tour operators arrange transport.


Tel: +34 (0)966 919 000, +34 (0)902 404 704.

Departure Tax

The airport has bars, restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets, and several shops, including duty-free. ATMs and currency exchange facilities are also available. There is a VIP lounge which offers fax, photocopying and Internet capabilities for first- and business-class passengers. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs are advised to inform their airline or travel agent in advance.

Spanish is the official language, but English is widely understood in areas frequented by tourists. Catalan, Galician and Basque are spoken in the relevant areas.

Spain's official currency is the Euro (EUR). One Euro is divided into 100 cents. Money can be exchanged at bureaux de change and major hotels, but banks give the best rates. All major credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted at most hotels, restaurants, and shops. ATMs are widespread and are generally the cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining money.

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October). The Canary Islands: GMT (GMT +1 in summer).
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