Airports in Barcelona
Barcelona city centre
Flights to Barcelona: practical information
Cheap airlines to Barcelona
While Iberia is Spain's national airline, it certainly doesn't offer the cheapest airline tickets to Barcelona. Flying with a low cost airline to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) is by far the cheapest option. Try EasyJet, Norwegian Air, Air Berlin and others.
When to book flights to Barcelona
Barcelona is without a doubt the most popular city in Spain. If you want to find the cheapest Barcelona flights, avoid the summer. Good deals come and go, so when you spot very cheap flights to Barcelona, pounce!
- Peak season: Summer.
- Low season: Thanks to the nice weather, Barcelona is busy year-round for both tourists. Expect rain in October. Winter is mild.
Flights to Barcelona from London take just over 2h.
Experience Barcelona: what to do, what to see
It seems like Barcelona is the capital of hedonism, but it’s not. This city knows how to work hard and how to relax. It is cunning and edgy, with the perfect balance of work and play. Plus it’s beautiful. Where else would you rather be than on holidays in Barcelona?
Essentials in Barcelona
Las Ramblas: Walk along the Ramblas, a street that's always full of musicians, living statues and hustlers. It's the vein of the city, where locals go to meet other locals.
Barri Gotic: Otherwise known as Barcelona's Old Town, the Gothic Quarter is spectacular. It's tiny streets create an impassable labyrinth which open up to little plazas and shaded squares.
Gaudi: There is no man that has shaped Barcelona more than Antoni Gaudi. La Sagrada Familia is an unfinished masterpiece. Park Güel is a Dr. Seuss-like wonderland with strange landscapes and colourful glass mosaics.
Beaches: Can you believe 7 milliom people hit Barcelona's beaches every year? The busiest is Platja de la Nova Icària, beside it is Platja de Bogatell. The best beaches are outside the city so don't forget a Barcelona car hire.
Find more information on barcelonatourisme.com.
Accommodations in Barcelona
There are new hotels popping up all over Barcelona all the time, trying to keep up with the continuous growth of tourism to the city. Hotels in Barcelona are known for their modern design. Hotels in the Gothic Quarter offer easy access to the central sights. This city fills up fast on weekends, especially if the forecast looks good!