Information & Facts
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.
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 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
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.
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
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).