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Travel Information to Alicante from Manchester

distanceDistance1047 miles (1688 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $17 (€15) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Take a flight to travel 1047 miles (1688 km) from Manchester to Alicante. Ryanair is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Alicante.

How to travel from Manchester to Alicante?

The only way to travel from Manchester to Alicante is by plane. There are dozens of flights between Manchester and Alicante each day thanks to Alicante's popularity as a holiday destination. Flights leave every day of the week, with a similar number of services from Monday to Sunday. Journey times can vary depending on the number of changes, but most direct flights last less than 3 hours. 

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Alicante?

The cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Alicante is by flying with Eurowings. Eurowings flights have one change, at Dusseldorf Airport, and can take just over 6 hours. Eurowings only offer one flight a day, in the morning. Flights from Ryanair, Jet2 and easyJet are only slightly more expensive and take less than 3 hours to reach Alicante, and all of their flights run directly. Ryanair, Jet2, and easyJet all operate around two services per day, in the morning and evening. All of the flights from Manchester to Alicante depart from Manchester Airport which is located 10 miles outside of the city and arrive at Alicante-Elche Airport which is 9 miles outside of Alicante.

What is the fastest way to travel from Manchester to Alicante?

The fastest way to travel from Manchester to Alicante is to fly with Ryanair, who provide two flights a day on both weekdays and weekends. Their flights generally last around 2 hours and 45 minutes. EasyJet also offers two flights a day, with a journey time just 5 minutes longer, and Sun Air of Scandinavia also offers two flights with the same journey time. Jet2 provide two flights a day that last around 2 hours and 55 minutes. All of the flights leave from Manchester Airport and arrive at Alicante-Elche Airport. 

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Travel from Manchester to Alicante by plane

The most popular flights from Manchester to Alicante are provided by Ryanair, easyJet, Sun Air of Scandinavia and Jet2. All of the providers offer two flights per day. Ryanair's flights leave first thing in the morning and around tea time and have the shortest journey time. They have no changes and leave every day of the week at the same time. EasyJet's services depart at breakfast-time and tea time. They leave at the same time each day from Monday to Sunday, and all of their flights run directly with no changes. Sun Air of Scandinavia operates two flights per day, both of which are direct. They have one flight in the morning and one in the evening. Jet2's flights are the longest direct services from Manchester to Alicante. They usually last around 2 hours and 55 minutes and take off twice a day, in the morning and evening. There are several other providers that offer indirect flights. KLM offers several indirect flights that have one change at Amsterdam Airport and take between 5-6 hours. Eurowings flights have a similar duration and have one change at Dusseldorf Airport. Iberia provides the most flights from Manchester to Alicante each day, with around 11 planes leaving on weekdays and at weekends. All of their flights have 1-2 changes, in Heathrow and/or Madrid, and can take up to 11 hours and 45 minutes. Other flights are also provided by British Airways, Air France, and TAP Portugal. All of the flights to Alicante depart from Manchester Airport, which is a few miles outside the city center and is well-connected by both bus and train. Flights arrive at Alicante-Elche Airport which is 9 miles outside Alicante. Alicante can be reached by train in around 40 minutes, and there are also regular bus services that depart every 20 minutes and take around 50 minutes to reach the town center. 

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Manchester, United Kingdom to Alicante, Spain?

International travel from Manchester, United Kingdom to Alicante, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Alicante if traveling from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What measures do I need to follow in Alicante, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Alicante from Manchester.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Manchester, United Kingdom from Alicante, Spain?

The restriction level for your return to Manchester, United Kingdom from Spain is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Manchester from Alicante restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Manchester from Alicante?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 5/22/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Manchester from Alicante closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Manchester to Alicante?

Travel from Manchester to Alicante by taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to travel to Alicante from Manchester?

The fastest way to travel from Manchester to Alicante is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

How many miles from Manchester to Alicante would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 1047 miles (1688 km) between Manchester and Alicante.

When traveling from Manchester to Alicante, what are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and Alicante?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Alicante:

  • Most travelers board their plane from Manchester Airport and arrive in Alicante Elche Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Alicante?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Alicante, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Alicante by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Manchester to Alicante tickets on Omio for $17 (€15).

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Manchester and Alicante ends?

Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Alicante don't make Alicante their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Alicante are Madrid, Barcelona or Valencia, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Alicante to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase tickets between Manchester and Alicante online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Manchester to Alicante, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $17 (€15) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Alicante online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.