When to find the cheapest flights to Barcelona

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outbound: 02-Sep-2017
1 stop (11h45m)
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return: 06-Sep-2017
1 stop (27h30m)
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outbound: 07-Oct-2017
direct (2h15m)
Ryanair
return: 14-Oct-2017
direct (2h25m)
Ryanair
outbound: 07-Oct-2017
direct (2h10m)
Vueling
return: 14-Oct-2017
direct (2h25m)
Vueling
outbound: 17-Dec-2017
direct (2h15m)
Ryanair
return: 24-Dec-2017
direct (2h30m)
Vueling
outbound: 26-Sep-2017
direct (2h15m)
easyJet
return: 04-Oct-2017
direct (2h25m)
easyJet
outbound: 20-Oct-2017
1 stop (13h05m)
SAS
return: 23-Oct-2017
direct (2h25m)
Vueling
outbound: 03-Oct-2017
direct (2h10m)
Vueling
return: 06-Oct-2017
direct (2h25m)
Vueling
outbound: 16-Dec-2017
direct (2h05m)
British Airways
return: 23-Dec-2017
direct (2h35m)
Ryanair
outbound: 15-Sep-2017
direct (2h20m)
easyJet
return: 17-Sep-2017
direct (2h40m)
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Barcelona guide: how to get there, what to see

Distance from Barcelona city centre
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47 mi
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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.

Flight duration

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!


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Barcelona in the Traveller's Magazine

Where To Travel Over The Easter Long Weekend
2 March 2017

Easter is the perfect time to take a well deserved trip abroad, with a four day weekend offering a multitude of opportunities. Here's where to go - and, since you can get 18 days off in a row using only 9 days of holiday time, we've included a few long haul options as well!

Drunken man, 21, books a flight to Barcelona whilst on a night out
25 March 2016

Have you ever gone out for a drink with your friends, and woken up in Barcelona? No, well, this guy has.

Could tourist numbers in Barcelona be capped?
3 July 2015

Barcelona's new mayor has big plans for her beloved city. First on the agenda: cutting back on the number of tourists visiting the Catalan capital.

Before you go to Barcelona

Homeless guides show tourists a new side of BCN
2 January 2015

A new start-up, called Barcelona Hidden City Tours, is using the city’s homeless to show tourists around. Guides not only show the sights and talk about history, but also give insight into poverty in the city.

Bomb scare on Barcelona-New York flight
3 December 2014

Authorities received a bomb threat by phone about an incoming flight from Barcelona, due to land at JFK Airport on Sunday morning. The flight landed at a special hangar for K-9 units to inspect.

Barcelona’s new Design Museum is a masterpiece
8 November 2014

The new Barcelona Design Museum, set to open in December, merges decorative arts with design collections seamlessly. The museum collection represent Catalan design history from the third century until today. It’s located in the Disseny Hub Barcelona.

All flight tickets to Barcelona (Spain)

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outbound: 15-Sep-2017
direct (2h25m)
Vueling
return: 17-Sep-2017
direct (2h35m)
Vueling
outbound: 26-Sep-2017
direct (2h15m)
easyJet
return: 04-Oct-2017
direct (2h25m)
easyJet
outbound: 07-Oct-2017
direct (2h15m)
Ryanair
return: 14-Oct-2017
direct (2h25m)
Ryanair
outbound: 12-Sep-2017
1 stop (24h20m)
British Airways
return: 19-Sep-2017
1 stop (14h40m)
British Airways
outbound: 02-Sep-2017
1 stop (11h45m)
KLM
return: 06-Sep-2017
1 stop (27h30m)
KLM
outbound: 04-Oct-2017
direct (2h35m)
easyJet
return: 05-Oct-2017
direct (2h45m)
easyJet
outbound: 19-Sep-2017
1 stop (25h20m)
British Airways
return: 26-Sep-2017
1 stop (22h55m)
British Airways
outbound: 20-Oct-2017
direct (2h45m)
Vueling
return: 23-Oct-2017
direct (3h)
Vueling
outbound: 15-Sep-2017
direct (2h20m)
easyJet
return: 17-Sep-2017
direct (2h40m)
Monarch Airlines
outbound: 19-Sep-2017
1 stop (11h35m)
KLM
return: 23-Sep-2017
1 stop (9h50m)
KLM
outbound: 22-Dec-2017
direct (2h35m)
Aer Lingus
return: 07-Jan-2018
direct (2h45m)
Aer Lingus
outbound: 14-Nov-2017
direct (1h45m)
easyJet
return: 18-Nov-2017
direct (2h10m)
easyJet
outbound: 06-Oct-2017
direct (1h20m)
Vueling
return: 11-Oct-2017
direct (1h25m)
Vueling
outbound: 16-Dec-2017
1 stop (4h)
Lufthansa
return: 23-Dec-2017
1 stop (4h05m)
Lufthansa