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The best prices from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Alicante are usually found in January or February, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Alicante (ALC)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to ALC flight in 2022: compare Edinburgh to Alicante flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Alicante.
EDI - ALC
Price
£113 - £268
ALC
Temperature
12 - 26 °C
ALC
Rainfall
6 - 52 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop

Average price

£183

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

£91

From Edinburgh Turnhouse to Alicante

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Alicante?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 46 days in advance, which can save you up to 29% on flights from Edinburgh to Alicante compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 46 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £166. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £191.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Alicante (EDI - ALC)?

It’s optimal to fly from Edinburgh to Alicante in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 22% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Edinburgh to Alicante?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Alicante. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Alicante in May, June 2022

The best prices found for EDI to ALC flights in May, June
17 Jun - 19 Jun
£25pp
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Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
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Alicante
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Edinburgh Turnhouse
10 Jun - 12 Jun
£26pp
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Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
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Ryanair
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EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Jun - 11 Jun
£27pp
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Alicante
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Alicante
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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Alicante

What airports do I use to fly from Edinburgh to Alicante?

Booking a flight from Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) to Alicante (ALC) is your only option if you wish to fly from Edinburgh to Alicante. On a typical day, there is 1 flight from Turnhouse to Alicante, all of which are around 3h 00m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 12 airlines when you book a flight from Turnhouse to Alicante.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Alicante have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Alicante have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Ryanair, Jet2, and easyJet are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Ryanair with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Alicante for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Alicante for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £26, but on average you can expect to pay £40.

How popular is this Edinburgh to Alicante flight route?

Flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Alicante have been viewed 3,782 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Edinburgh to Alicante round-trip?

Flying on Ryanair is currently your cheapest option to Alicante, with prices starting at £26. You may be able to fly from Edinburgh to Alicante for 84% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Alicante?

The most popular airlines flying from Edinburgh to Alicante are British Airways, Flybe and TUI Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Alicante?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Edinburgh to Alicante? While on average our users pay £329, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £49. The most popular route (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Alicante), is priced around £25.

What are the most reliable airlines from Edinburgh to Alicante?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Edinburgh to Alicante on time: Jet2 (96%), easyJet (80%), Ryanair (72%).

What airports serve Alicante from Edinburgh?

Passengers flying to Alicante from Edinburgh will depart from Edinburgh Airport. Edinburgh Airport is one of Scotland’s busiest airports and has 29 departure gates. This means that Edinburgh Airport is an international travel hub and is often very busy. Edinburgh Airport is located around 25min from the city centre and is easily accessible by car or via the city’s airport tram link. Passengers will arrive at Alicante-Elche Airport, which serves Alicante city and several nearby cities in the surrounding area. Alicante is a popular tourist destination and is Spain’s fifth-busiest airport. From Alicante airport, it takes around 20min to reach Alicante city centre by car.

Which airlines fly directly from Edinburgh to Alicante?

Ryanair offers frequent direct flights from Edinburgh to Alicante. With most other airlines, you will usually have to make one layover during your flight. easyJet flights to Alicante often include one changeover in Brussels before you reach your destination. KLM, AirFrance, and Iberia all also offer flights from Edinburgh to Alicante. These routes usually include stopovers in Amsterdam, Paris, or at London Heathrow before you touch down in Alicante. In general, it is cheaper to fly directly from Edinburgh to Alicante than to choose a flight route that includes a single layover.

What are the layover options between Edinburgh and Alicante?

If you are not flying directly from Edinburgh to Alicante, there are a few common routes you may take. Flights to Alicante with Iberia frequently require you to change planes at London Heathrow before you fly on to Alicante. When you fly with KLM, your flight will generally involve a layover in Amsterdam, while flights from Edinburgh with AirFrance will usually stop at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. This can add 6–9h to your journey time. You can also fly to Alicante from Edinburgh with Norwegian Airlines. This route involves a layover in Oslo, which adds around 4h to your flight time. Occasionally, Ryanair flights to Alicante will also involve one layover, usually in Dublin or France. This can push your flight time up to around 12h altogether.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Edinburgh to Alicante?

If you plan to travel from Edinburgh to Alicante and you are a UK citizen, you must have a valid passport in order to visit Spain. Make sure that your passport will remain valid throughout your stay and a little beyond your return date to ensure that your return travel runs smoothly. You do not need a visa to visit Spain unless you plan to stay in the country for more than 90 days or unless you intend to work there. You also need a visa if you plan to study or attend university in Spain.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Alicante, Spain

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Alicante from Edinburgh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Alicante

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Alicante.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Alicante.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Alicante.

Do I need a test to fly back to Edinburgh from Alicante?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Alicante

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Alicante are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Alicante are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Alicante

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Destination information for Alicante

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Alicante.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = €1.19
Flight duration from EDI to ALC
3h 01m
Average temperature for May in Alicante
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Alicante
27.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Alicante

Top 9 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Alicante

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Alicante choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ryanair
£30 £112 No cancel fee N/A
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Jet2
£74 £189 No cancel fee N/A
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easyJet
£84 £160 No cancel fee 86%
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KLM
£127 £170 No cancel fee 75%
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TUI Airways
£133 £198 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by TUI Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Brussels Airlines
£138 £184 No cancel fee N/A
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Iberia
£173 £290 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
£215 £283 No cancel fee 70%
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Scandinavian Airlines
£223 £307 No cancel fee 77%
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Hourly flight availability from Edinburgh to Alicante

See what time of day planes typically take off from Edinburgh towards Alicante.
Morning 6 AM to midday 45% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 36% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Edinburgh to Alicante
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Edinburgh to Alicante.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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