Cheap Flights to Barcelona

Flights to Barcelona: Overview

As one of Europe's most popular business and tourist destinations, Barcelona is very well-served with flights from most of the major cities on the continent. From the UK, budget carriers including Ryanair, Monarch and Vueling offer cheap Barcelona flights direct from Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh and most other major UK cities. Also carriers such as Aer Lingus and KLM offer one-stop Barcelona flights via their home capitals.


Main Airlines and routes flying to Barcelona from the UK



Flights to Barcelona from the UK: Airlines & Departure Airports


Who flies to Barcelona from the UK? Ryanair, and Vueling and British Airways are the main airline providers that fly from within the UK to Barcelona.

Which airports have direct flights to Barcelona? Most of the London airports including Stansted and Gatwick as well as from Manchester and Edinburgh offer direct Barcelona flights. The main airport in Barcelona is Barcelona Airport which all airlines departing from inside the UK arrive at.

Tips for booking cheap flights to Barcelona


How far in advance to book flights to Barcelona? The best time to book Barcelona flights is about 8 weeks or more in advance before your ideal date of departure.

What are the cheapest and most expensive months to book flights to Barcelona? The cheapest month to fly to Barcelona is in December. The most expensive flights to Barcelona is July.

What are the best days of the week to travel? The cheapest day for flights to Barcelona is usually Wednesday.

What are the cheapest airlines for flights to Barcelona? Ryanair is the cheapest airline tthat flies to Barcelona, although this depends on the time of year.

For more information on how to book cheap flights to Barcelona or in general, check out our comprehensive guide!

Airport info and getting to the city centre


What are the main airports in Barcelona? The main airport is Barcelona Airport.

How to get from Barcelona Airport to the city centre? Visitors can get into town from Barcelona Airport by regular Aerobus services. A1 leaves from Terminal 1 and A2 from Terminal 2. Another option is to take Renfe trains which run from Terminal 2 to Barcelona Sants. This is the city's main train station which is also on the metro line with L5 of the Blue Line and L3 of the Green Line terminating there.


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Local Time 02:47
Population 1,600,000
Region Catalonia
Languages Spanish

How expensive is Barcelona?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Barcelona costs 7.2% more than in the rest of the country.


Prices in Barcelona are on average 4.8% higher than in the other cities in Spain.

Public Transport

Public transport in Barcelona costs around 47.9% more than national average.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Barcelona is about 52% more expensive on average than in the rest of Spain.

Flights to Barcelona

via London Gatwick Barcelona
duration: 02:00 hrs
first: 19:40
last: 19:40
earliest: 22:40
last: 22:40
  • London Gatwick
  • Barcelona


26/03/2016 19:40 - 22:40 £260.83
via Leeds/Bradford Barcelona
duration: 03:50 hrs
first: 07:45
last: 07:45
earliest: 12:35
last: 12:35
  • Leeds/Bradford
  • Barcelona


23/05/2016 07:45 - 12:35 £42.86
via Bristol Gerona
duration: 03:30 hrs
first: 11:35
last: 11:35
earliest: 16:05
last: 16:05
  • Bristol
  • Gerona


22/04/2016 11:35 - 16:05 £62.08