Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from London Stansted to Alicante
|January||Best time to beat the crowds (53% less expensive on average)|
|May||Most popular time to fly (33% more expensive on average)|
Average price (return flight)
|£100||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal (return flight)
Good deal one-way
Ryanair has waived its change and cancellation fees on flights from London Stansted to Alicante. Confirm policy on booking site.
Spain has restricted the entry of all travellers except Spanish nationals and residents, and accompanying immediate family members.
Travellers who are residents of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden or Switzerland may transit through Spain on their way home to their place of residency. The same applies to travellers with a long-term visa issued by a Schengen Member State who are returning to their place of residency.
Immediate family members of Spanish nationals may enter Spain even if unaccompanied by a Spanish national, if they are travelling to join their family member who is already in the country.
Residents of Andorra, Iceland, Norway or Switzerland, as well as long-term visa holders of Schengen member states who are returning home may also enter Spain, as may healthcare and elderly care workers, diplomats, staff of international and humanitarian organisations and military personnel in the performance of their duties. People who can demonstrate proof that they are travelling for emergency family or humanitarian reasons may also enter.
Business travellers with documentation who are arriving from countries in the EU, Iceland, Norway, or Switzerland may enter Spain.
International arrivals may only land at Alicante (ALC), Barcelona (BCN), Fuerteventura (FUE), Gran Canaria (LPA), Ibiza (IBZ), Madrid (MAD), Malaga (AGP), Menorca (MAH), Lanzarote (ACE), Palma de Mallorca (PMI), Sevilla (SVQ), Tenerife-Sur (TFS) or Valencia (VLC).
Effective 15 May 2020, all travellers entering Spain except for freight transport personnel and healthcare professionals who are travelling in the performance of their duties and have not been in contact with COVID-19 patients will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. They will also need to present a completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form upon arrival.
Residency permits and D visas that expired after 14 December 2019 will be accepted for entry to Spain and considered valid for 6 months after the state of alarm has ended.
There are currently 128,139 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in ES and 3,657 deaths as of 22 Feb 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
The average direct flight takes 2h 30m, covering a distance of 941 miles.
There are 8 (direct) flights between London Stansted Airport and Alicante per week, averaging 1 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Ryanair (£9) and Multiple Airlines (£36), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Ryanair (£26) and Multiple Airlines (£62).
Ryanair flies 8 times weekly (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday).
For London Stansted Airport to Alicante, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from Alicante back to London Stansted Airport, the best deals are generally found on Tuesday, with Sunday being the most expensive.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from London Stansted Airport to Alicante.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Alicante from London Stansted Airport is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Alicante with an airline and back to London Stansted Airport with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Alicante from London Stansted Airport up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Everything good"
Pros: "Queue was long but still boarded quickly,"
Cons: "Providing even simple entertainment for kids e.g. colouring sheets would have helped them cope with the flight."
Pros: "It was exactly as booked, Got rid of bags quickly, boarded easily(priority) crew were fine I expect. I slept through whole flight. Didn’t have any food and didn’t have any entertainment. Took off and landybsng on time."
Cons: "I’m fed up with that bloody music when they land."
Cons: "Delayed an hour."
Pros: "Early arrival."
Cons: "Waiting in hallway and then tarmac to board."
Cons: "Over 2 hour delay, and they lost my checked bag."
Pros: "The staff was good and attentive even under difficult circumstances."
Cons: "I took two flights today. Both were late. Ryanair also lost my baggage."
Pros: "Well heck it’s cheap at least. Make sure you pay for upgrades."
Cons: "You get nickelled and dimed for everything. Seats are cramped. Lots of drunk people. Miserable staff."
Pros: "Humor of the pilot"
Cons: "One hour delay, which we had to be in the plane, and was VERY hot inside, like 35C+ and more. Total inappropriate. Noise from passengers. Tight places between seats in front of me and me. Tight places on seats between me and next passenger next to me. FastTrack was not so fast, didn't felt it is something special and priority for me and my wife. Had to wait with the rest of the passengers."
Pros: "The crew and the pilots were very nice!!"
Cons: "The sitting politics, and the selling system."
Pros: "The price."
Cons: "Thę policy to make sure you do not sit with your family and have to buy seats to make sure you are all sitting together. The salaries of the staff are the worst in the industry."
Pros: "all airline staff caring and helpful"
Pros: "Good legroom"
Cons: "No pockets in seats Crew training appears inadequate"
Cons: "Check in, crowds, cramped seats"
Pros: "The price. Period"
Cons: "Legroom non-existent. Sardines have more room in their can."
Pros: "I really appreciated receiving one on one attention to check in on my health status as well as some sparkling water to settle my stomach, and having a bag for nausea. They were incredibly adept at dealing with a potentially sick passenger, and got me a wheelchair to depart the plane."
Pros: "It brought me to my destination"
Cons: "Rude people and very on the defensive. Extra visa check for no reasons. Uncomfortable seats. Don't make you sit next to the person even though you bought the ticket together."
Cons: "Delayed, no info, bad service on board"
Pros: "Very unorganized and discretion about what was a carry on bag differed. I was charged an extrodinary fee while others did not."
Pros: "Still have not left London"
Pros: "legs space"
Cons: "thought i checked in on line; apparently didn't submit and was charge $50 euro x 2."
Pros: "Stansted check in was fast although queues are long. Benefitted from Fast Track that came with my Stansted Exlress ticket"
Cons: "Seats are uncomfortably upright"
Pros: "The crew were friendly."
Cons: "The bureaucracy over an extra bag that took 7 different conversations to resolve."
Cons: "I hated the way people are processed at Stansted airport..... they seem to have invented several new ways to do things and I felt pretty much like cattle !!! The part inside the airplane were just fine....."
Cons: "Everyone, EVERYTHING, horrible customer service!!!"
Pros: "Just everything was so easy and straight forward. No issues and no hassles"
Pros: "I didn't like anything about the experience"
Cons: "Customer services aren't very helpful have a figure it out attitude. Don't tell you proper information. Not even employees to with customer demand. I will never ride with again!"
Pros: "The ride wasn't bumpy, The pilot was careful and the weather was nice."
Cons: "Not enough leg room."
Pros: "It was cheap"
Cons: "Unaware you were not allowed to take coffee on the jet bridge let alone the plane. I guess so you will buy theirs? Wish I had not spent 4 pounds on a coffee they confiscated."
Pros: "Everything and everyone was on point apart that we had a perfect landing."
Cons: "That , they changed the gates with 20 minutes before embarking."
Pros: "Everything, price, knowledge, clean planes, great customer service"
Pros: "Great cabin crew"
Pros: "Food and entertainment was not part of the deal. Fine with me."
Cons: "Everything was fine. 15 minute early arrival."
Pros: "The team was nice."
Cons: "DELAY on this route is very normal appearance."
Cons: "I'd rather pay more to have a more relaxed experience."
Cons: "Tight seating."
Cons: "seats are too crammed and uncomfortable"
Pros: "Love the price"
Cons: "Service can be improved upon"
Pros: "I do not like the idea not able to take my hand luggage on the plane"
Cons: "Awful checkin staff"
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "The seats are to close to one another and gets unconfortable fast"
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Free snack and 1 water could have been nice"
Cons: "The price is extremely misleading as they charge almost as much a ticket per luggage."
Pros: "Nothing. Do not fly. They are horrible and have horrible service."
Cons: "When we got up to the register we had to fork up over $80 for bags that could have even been carry-on's. While booking there was nothing stated about these charges. If this was going to be a charge it should have been made clear. Very unimpressed and displeased with the service from Ryanair."
Pros: "It was very poor and misleading regarding the price. To charge 45 Pounds for a suitcase borders on rip off."
Cons: "Cannot think of anything"
Pros: "Ryanair is always good on timekeeping and value for money."
Cons: "Outward journey. We didn't get our food and drink until we were nearly landing. Homeward. Crew we moaning about the stag parties but it didn't stop them selling them alcohol. ( Are they on commission?)"
Airlines flying from London Stansted to Alicante have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from London Stansted to Alicante
Cheapest flights to Alicante from London Stansted Airport found in 2021