Flying from Alicante
Flights from Alicante depart from the Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC), which is located a convenient 9 kilometers from the city center. Alicante-Elche is the 6th busiest airport in Spain, a figure that can be a bit misleading, as the facility serves over 10 million passengers each year aboard 35 different airlines.
Alicante-Elche Airport Information
To keep up with increased tourist attention and passenger traffic into the area, Alicante-Elche Airport constructed a new terminal, which spans an area of over 330,000 square meters, more than six times the combined area of the previous two terminals. Alicante-Elche Airport features a shopping mall, a bank, a covered parking area, and a number of services and facilities for passengers that require special assistance.
Getting to the Airport in Alicante
A bus to Alicante-Elche Airport is available every 20 minutes from the city center, and it takes approximately 20 minutes to arrive. Though markedly more expensive, a taxi to Alicante-Elche Airport can also be obtained for increased convenience. However, there is no operating tram and rail system.
Arriving in Bari
One of the most prosperous cities in southern Italy, the port city of Bari exudes an alluring, olde-worlde charm. Bari maintains a deep connection to art and history, and the Golden Age that the city experienced during the Middle Ages is evident in its medieval architecture.
First Time in Bari
When you first travel to Bari, take a stroll down to Nderre a la Lanza, an area full of excellent fresh seafood restaurants. From there, head to the Piazza del Ferrarese, which provides an elegant entrance to the old city.
Families should book tickets to Bari’s Miragica theme park, which offers a wide variety of rollercoaster rides and water attractions for all ages. Shoppers should head for Via Sparano, the heart of Bari’s shopping scene.
Making the Most of Your Bari Holiday
The Apulia region boasts a pleasantly mild climate year-round, so it is possible to book your flights to Bari anytime, to suit any schedule. Travelers can easily find cheap hotels in Bari’s city center near the bus and train stations. Don’t forget to check the special offers section of airberlin.com for great flight deals to Bari. You'll find free soft drinks and light snacks on all airberlin flights.