Land at the closest airport to Benidorm
While you can fly into Murcia-San Javier or Valencia airport, Alicante is the closest airport to Benidorm at just over 36 miles away; making it the most popular destination for holiday-makers on their way to sunny Benidorm. We'd suggest you keep an eye on prices to the other airports in case you can nab a bargain, just be aware that they are both over an hour away from Benidorm; what you may save on flights may cost you extra in transfers or time at the beach.
We've put together some useful information about Alicante Airport if you do decide to fly into the nearest airport to Benidorm and get your holiday underway as smoothly as possible:
|Distance to Benidorm||Approx. driving time||WiFi|
|36.3 miles||42 minutes||✓|
Need a hand getting from Alicante Airport to Benidorm? We've got your back, just pop to our transfers page and we'll help you find a great deal on an easy transfer. Keep everything nice and straightforward with a range of transfer options depending on your requirements. If you'd rather drive yourself for that added bit of freedom on your holiday then a car hire package might suit you better.
Time to lounge about?
Whether it's pre- or post-flight the Sala VIP Salon Ifach is the perfect place to unwind away from the hustle and bustle of Alicante Airport. While relaxing in the Sala VIP Salon Ifach you can enjoy a range of free snacks and drinks as well as free WiFi and plenty of newspapers and magazines if you fancy something to read. You can stay in the lounge for up to 3 hours so if you're waiting for a flight, or a transfer, you'll have somewhere comfortable to do so.
If your tummy starts rumbling while you are at Alicante Airport then never fear! There are plenty of restaurants and eateries available with a variety of menus to keep everyone happy. Grab a seat and enjoy something tasty to eat while you wait for your flight or before you head to your hotel.
Fancy a delicious sandwich made for you from your choice of fillings? Ars-Rodilla offers over 20 fillings in 3 different types of bread with classic recipes as well as innovative combinations.
"Have it your way" in this well known fast-food restaurant serving delicious flame-grilled burgers customised just the way you like them. Simple, fast and tasty! You can't go wrong with such a well-known name.
If you're just looking for for a delicious coffee and a light snack then Caffriccio hit the spot. You'll find specialist coffee in a range of different flavours alongside delicious pastries with a variety of fillings.
Cañas y Tapas
Enjoy the welcoming atmosphere of this authentic Spanish tapas bar serving classic recipes that are sure to get your mouth watering.
A classic pub setting where it's easy to unwind and relax with a drink and some traditional pub grub. If you fancy a quick drink before your flight there's a range of beers from around the world including imported beers and ciders; plenty to wet your whistle.
a familiar name in great coffee and delicious snacks (sweet or savoury), the Costa Coffee at Alicante Airport offers indoor and outdoor seating so you can enjoy the sun and a great cup of coffee.
An elegant restaurant serving delicious Mediterranean dishes accompanied by fine Spanish wine, beer and coffee all served in a modern space. deCanto really is a delight to the senses.
There are several of these in the airport and each one serves outstanding ice cream, cakes and coffees to help you pass the time at the airport. all of their products are made with carefully selected ingredients to give you the possible experience.
Il Caffè di Roma
Run by the Lavazza brand chain of Italian coffee shops, Il Caffè di Roma provides the very best in coffee, tea and chocolate to add its own style to the espresso culture. You can also enjoy delicious Italian meals and snacks throughout the day.
La Pausa is all about taking some time for yourself amidst the hectic Alicante Airport. Serving a variety of freshly prepared dishes from the local region you can enjoy grilled meat and fish accompanied by delicious vegetables and garnishes - all prepared right in front of you. There's even a buffet of hot and cold dishes if you're in a hurry.
This gastrobar serves tasty Mediterranean cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients as well as those used in oriental and international dishes. The versatile menu is perfect whatever time of day you are traveling through Alicante Airport.
With coffee shops around the globe, Starbucks is one of the biggest coffee roasters going. Enjoy a range of coffees and teas as well as delicious sweet or savoury snacks.
A well-known name in the custom sandwich game, Subway offers delicious sandwiches made right in front of you from your choice of ingredients. If you don't fancy a sandwich they do custom salads too!
The Air Food Court
The Air Food Court offers international and multicultural cuisine from a variety of leading food brands. The restaurant aims to satisfy the changing needs of all the travellers who pass through Alicante Airport.
If you are feeling particularly decadent you can head to the Valor Chocolate Shop where you can indulge in delicious and rich chocolate based desserts; what a great way to get your holiday started!
Alicante Airport Services
Caught a bit short on cash? Not to worry, there are cash points located throughout Alicante Airport:
- Level 2 at Check-in
- Level 2 at the Boarding Zone
- General car park P1
- Level 0 at Arrivals
- Leve 2 at Check-in
- Level 2 at the Boarding Zone
- General car park P1
If you need to exchange any money you can drop into the Exact Change branch where there are more than 80 currencies available, they're all located on Level 0 with one at the Baggage reclaim, one in the Arrivals Hall and one in the Boarding Zone.
If there are any mishaps while you're at Alicante Airport there is a first aid station located in the Arrivals Hall on level 0.
Children's Play Area
You'll find a children's play area on level 2 of Alicante Airport in the Boarding Zone; perfect if you need to keep the little ones entertained while you pass some time at the airport before or after your flight.
Baby Feeding Room
There is a parent's room on level 2 in the Boarding Zone if you'd like somewhere private to feed your baby.
Alicante Airport isn't the only airport you need to think about for your holiday though; we know that flying from UK airports at the beginning of your holiday can be just as stressful so why not get your feet up and relax away from the hustle and bustle of the main terminal? Unwind before you fly in one of our stylish and comfortable Airport Lounges and get your holiday off to the right start.
All information correct at time of writing.