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 Basel
At first glance a thriving modern metropolis, Basel is a city with an old soul and a storied history that dates back well over a thousand years. The development of the printing press in the early 16th century laid the foundation for Basel to become one of the region’s leaders in artistic expression.
First Time in Basel
Your flights to Basel will bring you within walking distance of 3 European countries. From Dreiländereck, the Three Countries’ Corner, travelers can journey from Switzerland through Germany, France, and back again in just a few steps.
Theatre lovers should book tickets to Basel’s Theater, which features a variety of operas, dance performances and plays. Outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring Wanderwege, a collection of scenic marked hiking trails.
Making the Most of Your Basel Holiday
If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Basel, be sure to check online for the dates of any large local conventions. If you choose to travel to Basel during these events, we recommend that you book your accommodation well in advance. Early preparation will also ensure that you get the best possible flight deals to Basel. Get to Basel safely on airberlin's fleet, which is one of the youngest in Europe.