Every year, the city of Alicante receives thousands of German visitors who come to enjoy the Costa Blanca. The sun, the good weather throughout the year and the good connections between Spain and Germany make it easier for the tourism of our European neighbors to rise. The connection by plane and by road is very good, so you have many options to plan your vacation in the capital of the Mediterranean. Take note of how to get to Alicante from Germany.
- Flights to Alicante from Germany
Undoubtedly, the best way to travel from Germany Spain, and Alicante in particular, is by plane. The capital of the Costa Blanca has daily connections with many German cities throughout the year, which increase in the summer months. Alicante-Elche airport is one of the largest and most passengers receives throughout the country. So you find all the facilities of a modern aerodrome, located just 15 kilometers from the city and with the presence of the best-known international airlines.
Alicante has direct connection with the German cities of Hamburg, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Sttutgart, Nuremberg, Berlin, Baden-Baden, Memmingen, Bremen and Hannover. In addition, there are other flights with stopovers from Munich, Leipzig, Friedrichshafen, Paderborn, Munster, Dortmund, Dresden and Saarbrücken.
The direct trip does not last more than 3 hours, depending on the departure area. And when you arrive at the Alicante airport, you can take a taxi or a search will take you directly to the city center. In this article you can learn how to get to Alicante from the airport.
- Bus and train
With these two means of transport there are no direct connections with Alicante, but with cities such as Madrid and Barcelona. You can travel with the Alsa company from Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Dortmund and Cologne to Madrid, and from Frankfurt to Barcelona. And there you can transfer to Alicante by bus, train and plane, since there are direct journeys throughout the week.
- Traveling by car from Germany
Traveling by car from Germany is a good option on how to get to Alicante from Germany if you are traveling as a family or as a group. The journey lasts, more less, about 23 hours. In total, they are 2,400 kilometers if you start from Berlin, and you will have to cross France. The highways and motorways throughout the trip are modern, safe and very comfortable.
The route includes some toll, and the estimated cost of gasoline is about 300 euros. From Berlin, take the A100 and exit in the direction of Frankfurt. Passing through this city, you have to continue through Freiburg towards the south. You will arrive at Mulhouse, and from here you will enter France and continue towards Spain. Take A-36 in Belfort and continue through Besanzón. In Beure you have to take the A-6 motorway to the south, passing through Macon, Lyon, Valence, Orange, Nimes, Montpellier, Narbonne and Perpignan.
From this last city, you will enter Spain taking the AP-7 and going through La Junquera to Figueras. Once you are in Catalonia, you must continue the route to the south passing through Gerona, Barcelona, Tarragona and Castellón. When you arrive in Valencia, you will be very close to your destination. Take the A7 until and drive another 2 hours until you reach Alicante.
And you’ll be on the Costa Blanca! Whatever your choice of how to get to Alicante from Germany, do not forget to book your accommodation in Be Alicante. We are located in the historic center of the city, just a few minutes walk from the beach and the main leisure areas. Willkommen!