Alicante Airport is currently the sixth busiest Airport in Spain.
In 2011 the airport got a brand new terminal building,
replacing the two old terminals.
When arriving at Alicante Airport, passengers will notice there
are two airport terminals. Terminal 1 is the main and larger
terminal of the two. Both terminals are adjacent to each other.
There is no need for a shuttle bus to reach either of them.
There are 9 baggage carousels in terminal 1 and 2 baggage carousels in terminal 2.
After passing through passport control procedures and having collected your baggage,
you will find the bus and taxi area outside the arrivals area. They are located across
the road leading around the airport in the large parking area that is dedicated to
buses and taxis. The buses are to your left, and taxis to your right. There are frequent
buses for transport into Alicante, which stop at the central railway station, the
narrow gauge railway station and the main bus terminal. This is the line C6 that
departs every 20 minutes from bus stop No.30. There are other routes available for
travelling further afield such as Benidorm or Denia.
For those renting a car, you will find the car rental companies nearby the exit door
of the arrivals area. The rented cars are parked in the parking area within walking
distance of the terminal building. Car hire companies that are available are: Hertz,
Avis, National, Alamo, Easycar, Sixt, Budget and Europcar.
There are various facilities at the airport , including: A post office, Pharmacy,
Currency exchange services, cash machines, Pay phones and a selection of retail outlets.
Meals and refreshments are also available.