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Overview: Barcelona to Alicante flight

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$58 (€48)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesVueling, Iberia or Air Europa

Flights from Barcelona to Alicante cover the 252 miles (406 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Vueling, Iberia or Air Europa. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as $52 (€43), but the average price of plane tickets is $58 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Alicante Elche Airport.

Airlines: Vueling Airlines, Iberia and Air Europa flights from Barcelona to Alicante

Travel to Alicante from Barcelona from $52 (€43) with Omio’s flight partners Vueling Airlines, Iberia and Air Europa! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

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Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next flight between Barcelona and Alicante.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy flight to Alicante from Barcelona, check Omio for Vueling Airlines flights offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight to take for this 252 miles (406 km) journey between Barcelona and Alicante, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Vueling Airlines flights at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book plane tickets online. Check the current Vueling Airlines flight schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Barcelona to Alicante as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Vueling Airlines flight on Omio. If you search for flights from Barcelona to Alicante in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Vueling Airlines tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Vueling Airlines flights to Alicante from Barcelona starting at $52 (€43), buy your official Vueling Airlines tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

  • Average Price: $52

When you buy your Vueling Airlines flight tickets between Barcelona and Alicante don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees waived
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Barcelona to Alicante Flights: An Overview

Alicante, in the south-east of Spain, is an attractive, historic city with an atmospheric Moorish quarter, and the gateway to the resorts of the Costa Blanca, a Mediterranean coastline as popular with Spanish visitors as with foreigners. As a quicker alternative to a train journey, direct flights from Barcelona to Alicante deliver visitors to this sun-soaked corner of Spain in around one hour. There are frequent direct flights seven days a week with a budget airline. Departure times from early morning to early evening ensure it's possible to get on the beach before lunch or fly in for a dinner reservation.  Indirect connections with one change en route are also available, increasing the travel options to Alicante.

Which airlines fly from Barcelona to Alicante?

The Spanish budget airline vueling offers frequent daily direct flights from Barcelona to Alicante. Although this is a short domestic flight down the Mediterranean coast, some indirect connections via Palma De Mallorca or Madrid are also a possibility, with services provided by Air Europa and the national carrier Iberia, which offers flights operated by its affiliate airline Air Nostrum.  

How long is the flight from Barcelona to Alicante?

Direct flights with vueling are the fastest option for the 407 kilometer trip south-west along the Mediterranean coast from Barcelona to Alicante, with most services taking one hour and ten minutes to reach the southern city. Early morning vueling flights take five minutes longer to complete the trip. The fastest indirect flights to Alicante from the Catalan city are Air Europa connections via Palma de Mallorca, which take two hours and 40 minutes to reach Alicante Elche Airport. Iberia connections via Madrid take upwards of three hours and 15 minutes with some indirect flights taking more than four hours in total.  

How many flights are there from Barcelona to Alicante?

The vueling budget airline schedule offers five direct flights from Barcelona to Alicante from Tuesday-Thursday, four flights on Sundays and Mondays, and three flights on Fridays and Saturdays. Departure times usually include morning, afternoon and evening options. There are 15-16 daily indirect flights from Barcelona to Alicante requiring one change in transit, with take off times available from early morning to early evening. 

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Barcelona to Alicante?

Departure Airport: Barcelona El Prat Airport is situated about 12 kilometers south-west of Barcelona city center, connected by metro trains on the L9 Sud line or Aerobus express services, taking around 30 minutes to reach the airport from the center.  Facilities at the terminal include long and short stay parking lots, international restaurants, tapas bars, luggage storage, business lounges, children's play areas, cafes and free WiFi.

Arrival Airport: Alicante Elche Airport is located nine kilometers south-west of Alicante city center,  with local buses offering connections to the center, to Elche or to several Costa Blanca resorts along the coast. Facilities at the airport terminal include car rental desks, a convenience store, a pharmacy, duty-free shopping, a book store, business amenities, free WiFi and taxi stands. 

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FAQs

How much are cheap flights from Barcelona to Alicante?

Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from Barcelona to Alicante to cost as little as $52 (€43)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a plane ticket to Alicante from Barcelona?

The flight price between Barcelona and Alicante is on average $58 (€48)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Barcelona to Alicante by plane?

You should expect to travel around 252 miles (406 km)  from Barcelona to Alicante by plane.

How long is a flight between Barcelona and Alicante on average?

While the time it takes to travel 252 miles (406 km) between Barcelona and Alicante can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Alicante flight journey time is on average 1 h 10 min.

What airport does the flight from Barcelona to Alicante depart from? Which Alicante airport do I fly into from Barcelona?

Omio travelers most frequently book a flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport   to Alicante Elche Airport   for this route.

Where do I find the Barcelona airport for the flight to Alicante? Where is the Alicante airport?

You can find the most popular departure airport for this journey, Barcelona El Prat Airport, located approximately 7.4 miles (11.9 km) from the city center of Barcelona. The most popular arrival airport in Alicante, called Alicante Elche Airport, is located around 6 miles (9.6 km) away from its city center. To reach the city center of Alicante from Alicante Elche Airport, check what taxi services, airport shuttle services or public transit options are available.

What airlines go from Barcelona to Alicante?

If you're looking for flights from Barcelona to Alicante, you can rely on Vueling, Iberia or Air Europa to get you to Alicante. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the Barcelona to Alicante route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct flights from Barcelona to Alicante?

If you’re looking for a direct flight, consider traveling with Vueling. Nonstop flight services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your plane tickets.

When is the earliest flight from Barcelona to Alicante? When is the last flight from Barcelona to Alicante?

The earliest flight for this journey departs from Barcelona at 7: 55 AM. The last flight leaves from Barcelona at 7: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from Barcelona to Alicante and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase a plane ticket from Barcelona to Alicante to get the best deals?

You can find flights from Barcelona to Alicante to cost on average $58 (€48) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Barcelona to Alicante flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.