Basel to Alicante Flights
Flying from Basel
Flights from Basel leave from EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport, which is located in Saint-Louis, France, near the German and Swiss borders. Because of its location approximately three miles from Basel, fourteen miles from Mulhouse, and forty-three miles from Freiburg, the airport serves as the primary mode of air transportation for all three areas. Several airlines provide flights to and from Basel, including Air France, Air Berlin, Swiss International Airlines, and British Airways. Visit the ebookers website to find deals on airline tickets and vacation packages.
Airport Parking Options
Airport parking is divided into French-side parking and Swiss-side parking. The Swiss-side parking offers numerous options, including two short-stay parking areas if you are traveling for less than five days. The airport also offers four long-term lots that are all within walking distance from the passenger terminals.
Getting to the Airport
If you don't want to leave your car at the airport while you travel, you can get from Basel to the airport by taxicab or by public transport. Three cab companies transport passengers from Basel to the airport—Airport Taxi, Taxi am EuroAirport, and Taxi-Zentrale AG Basel. Cab fare from the city to the airport costs between CHF 40 and CHF 50. Alternatively, you can take the train to the Basel train station. From there, take bus number 50 to the airport.
Airport Dining Options
If you want to grab a bite to eat before your flight, the airport offers plenty of dining options. If you're looking for a quick sandwich or snack, visit Côté Café, Pains à la ligne, or Crousti-Café, or pick up something at one of the airport's numerous Grab and Go carts. If you're looking for a full-service restaurant, you can relax and enjoy a meal at Au 5ème before you board your flight from Basel.
Alicante Airport is the sixth-busiest in Spain, providing services for the Province of Alicante from a location about 5.6 miles from the south-western edge of the city. Both domestic and international flights operate through Alicante, provided by airlines such as Ryanair, Air Berlin, and easyJet.
Transportation from the Airport
Transportation into Alicante from the airport is provided by city bus and taxi. The C-6 bus to the city centre leaves the airport terminal every twenty minutes and costs €2.70. Taxi services are provided by Radio Taxi Elche, which provides service to Alicante for approximately €19, not counting any toll fees encountered along the way. The fare rises to €21 during the night on Sundays and during holidays. The official taxis can be identified by a green stripe and the city's coat of arms on the doors.
The Weather in Alicante
The weather in Alicante is typical for the Mediterranean region, with hot summers and mild winters. From November to April, the high temperature tends to average between 16°C and 20°C. During the summer months, temperatures can rise as high as 30°C. Dress should be light to moderate jackets during the winter and generally light clothing during the summer.
Things to Do in Alicante
Due to the mild winters, Alicante is comfortable year round. The best times to visit the city though, are during summer and early fall when temperatures are at their most hospitable. During the summer, visitors can enjoy the Alicante Summer Festival, which is held in July and August. The Las Hogueras de San Juan at the end of June also offers a good time for travellers, with street parties and firework displays taking place, as well as a parade. For cheaper accommodation, travellers should visit the city during winter. Flights to Alicante, as well as hotel rooms, can be reserved online using ebookers.
Cheap flights from Basel to Alicante
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Basel and Alicante airports and terminals
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