Flying from Bucharest
Flights from Bucharest with airberlin depart from Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP), which is also known as Bucharest Airport and Otopeni Airport (its actual location is in the town of Otopeni, 18 kilometers to the north of Bucharest's center).
Henri Coandă International Airport Information
Henri Coandă International Airport was opened in the late sixties and redeveloped in the nineties to create what is now a modern and well-equipped facility. The airport offers all of the facilities you could need, including currency exchange services, ATMs, food and drink stands and a small supermarket. Car-hire desks and tourist information are also available in the airport terminals.
Getting to the Airport in Bucharest
The 783 Express bus to Henri Coandă International Airport leaves every 20 minutes from the city center during the day and every 40 minutes at night. Alternatively, you can use a combination of minibus and train to Henri Coandă International Airport instead, which involves taking a train to Bucharest Nord and catching the shuttle bus from there. Another option, if you want more flexibility, is to take a taxi to Henri Coandă International Airport, though take care to use only official taxi companies.
Arriving in Alicante
Nestled along the Costa Blanca, Alicante is set upon a beautiful expanse of Mediterranean coastline. However, your tickets to Alicante offer more than beach lounging because when the sun goes down, the Spanish flair for evening revelry takes hold, and a vital excitement grips the city.
First Time in Alicante
Most flights to Alicante are filled with excited vacationers that are looking to claim their spot on the beach; and with over 200 kilometers of scenic coastline, there is plenty of sand for everyone. Also, travelers can tour the local countryside on horseback, or explore the city’s historic Barrio de Santa Cruz.
History buffs will love the Basilica of Santa María, which was built in the 13th century. Food lovers should walk along the promenades near the yacht harbor.
Making the Most of Your Alicante Holiday
The region’s mild climate makes holiday travel to Alicante a tempting prospect any time of year. However, travelers may have better luck finding cheap hotels in Alicante during the less crowded and colder winter off-season. Compound savings by visiting airberlin.com for some great flight deals to Alicante, as well. All airberlin flights to Alicante offer free soft drinks and light snacks on board.