Cheap flights from Alicante to Norwich

Norwich is home to some great days out for visitors, including the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery. It also has a great city centre to explore and has the honour of being the most complete medieval city in the UK. You can usually find at least a couple of flights from Alicante to Norwich each week, particularly during peak season.

Alicante Airport Facilities

There is one main passenger terminal at Alicante Airport newly opened in 2011, with the two previous ones being closed to make way it.

The airport is clean and modern with all the facilities you’d expect, including plenty of shops and restaurants as well as cash machines, lost luggage, medical advice, a duty-free store and vending machines.

There’s also a play area for kids located on the 2nd floor of the main building.

The departure lounge is spacious and comfortable but if you want added luxury then there’s also a VIP lounge you can upgrade to that includes free snacks and drinks as well as free wi-fi and newspapers/magazines.

Flight Time from Alicante to Norwich

A direct flight from Alicante to Norwich takes approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes.


Getting to Alicante Airport

If you’re travelling from within Alicante itself then the quickest and most convenient way to get to the airport is by taxi. If you’re going from central Alicante, then a taxi ride will take roughly 20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

If you want to take a bus, you can use the C-6 bus line – it runs 24/7 and is roughly a 25-minute ride to get to from the centre of Alicante to the airport.

If you’re travelling from elsewhere in Spain, then you can get a train to Alicante National Train Station in central Alicante and then get a taxi or bus to the airport.

Transport Options from Norwich Airport

Travel options from Norwich Airport include –

Bus – There are frequent bus services that go from Norwich Airport to the city centre that run from Monday to Saturday. There is no service on Sundays.

Taxi – If you want to get a taxi from the airport, there are two options. You can either get one of the officially authorized taxis from directly outside the terminal by pre-booking or using the booking desk. Alternatively, you can get a taxi from an outside company at the drop off zone in the short stay car park.

Car rental – There are several major car hire operators based in the airport, so you’ll have no trouble hiring a car to get around Norwich.


Things to See & Do in Norwich

There are some fantastic things to see and do in Norwich. Below are some of the very best.

Elm Hill

An historic cobbled lane in the heart of Norwich – Elm Hill is a must-visit and has been made famous by featuring in many TV shows and dramas. There are a range of beautiful buildings there, made up of homes, shops and cafes. The history of Elm Street is fascinating and you can explore it in great detail by getting an Elm Hill Norwich Trail Map.

Plantation Garden

Just a short walk from the city centre – Plantation Garden is a perfect place to visit when the sun is shining. In addition to the flower beds and lawns, there are also walkways and a Victorian-style greenhouse to explore.

Figbar

If you have a sweet tooth, then Figbar is a must visit. There is a range of amazing cakes that are made fresh on the premises, including lemon curd and crème brûlée.

Norwich Castle Museum

Norwich Castle Museum is a great place to learn about the warrior queen, Boudica, who was leader of an ancient Celtic tribe who occupied the area during the Iron Age. In addition to the museum, there are also guided tours, a study area and an art gallery that’s home to some great pieces.


Best time of the year to visit Norwich

The busiest months in Norwich generally correlate to how hot the weather is, as you would expect, with August and September being the busiest of the year. Although the weather is somewhat unpredictable in the UK, these months will mostly have good weather, but you’ll also pay the most for travel and accommodation.

December is going to generally be quite cold throughout and is also the quietest month, but you can get some bargains at this time of year if you don’t mind the lower temperatures.

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