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WAS — ALC
20 Jul — 27 Jul1
1 adult
Sat 20/7
Sat 27/7

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  • How long is the flight to Alicante?

    Flights to Alicante, Spain, tend to be lengthy from New Zealand and can range anywhere between 30-60h. The quickest flight from Auckland International (AKL), New Zealand, stands at around 30h, while other more economical flight options are available for durations between 48h and 62h. Alicante flight deals are not currently available from New Zealand’s other major airports of Wellington Airport (WLG) and Christchurch Airport (CHC), leaving Auckland International Airport as the only viable route.

  • Are there direct flights to Alicante?

    Unfortunately, direct flights from New Zealand to Alicante are not available. Flights to Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC), Alicante, however, are available from Auckland International Airport, which include either two or three layovers. You can choose a shorter route of about 31h 45min with two layovers – one at Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) for roughly 2h 55min and another at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) for 2h 05min. Alternatively, for a more economical option, you could take a longer route with three layovers, at Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport (KUL), Dubai Airport (DBX) and Barcelona Airport (BCN), for around 1h 35min, 3h 45min and 17h 25min respectively; this amounts to a total journey time of approximately 48h 50min and includes an overnight flight for the first leg of the journey to Kuala Lumpur. Another cheaper option including two layovers, in Singapore and Frankfurt (FRA) at around 16h 55min and 17h 15min, are available with a total journey time of roughly 60h 20min.

  • How do you get from Alicante Airport to the city centre?

    To transfer from Alicante Airport to the city centre, you can use the public transport network, via the C-6 bus line, which operates all day, departing every 30min or so. The journey from the airport to Luceros central station will take around 25min at an approximate cost of € 4 (NZ$ 6.45), and you can find the bus stop on the second floor outside the main building, to your left as you exit the airport. Taxis are also available and will get you there slightly quicker, in around 15min, at an approximate fare of € 20 (NZ$ 35).

  • What are some things to do in Alicante?

    Alicante city has many cultural attractions and beaches to explore and a convenient modern tram network, making it easy to find your way around the city to your chosen spots. Try a visit to the medieval Santa Barbara Castle on the hill, which you can either walk up or take the lift, for great views over the city. The old part of the town has many museums and churches to visit. The oldest church in the city, Basilica of Santa Maria, is near Postiguet Beach, and next to it, you can visit Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art, to view works of celebrated painters such as Picasso, Salvador Dali and Joan Miro. Alternatively, you can enjoy walks along the elegant marble promenades and the many quality beaches this coastal city on the Costa Blanca has to offer.

  • Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Alicante?

    Citizens of New Zealand are required to obtain a Schengen visa to travel to Alicante in Spain, only if they intend to stay longer than 90 days. For stays shorter than this, a valid passport and an ETIAS authorisation is a mandatory requirement, which is valid for five years and has unlimited entries, for a maximum of 90 days within any 180-day period. This can be applied for online for a small fee.

  • What does ALC mean?

    ALC is a unique code, commonly called an IATA code, used in the aviation industry to identify airports. This code, along with many others, are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association). A ALC flight refers to a flight to Alicante Airport.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Alicante?

    Travellers will need to book flights to Alicante (ALC) if they wish to fly to Alicante. The Alicante airport is 9.7 km from the city centre.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Alicante if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Alicante on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • Does Alicante have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Alicante can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Alicante?

    Yes. Alicante has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Apartamento CasaTuris cerca del aeropuerto de El Altet AT101 is the closest property to Alicante (0.0 km away from Alicante).

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