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Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Birmingham to Barcelona

Favourite airline: Vueling Airlines
The most popular airline for flights from Birmingham to Barcelona is Vueling Airlines.
Vueling Airlines
14 %
Brussels Airlines
11 %
Ryanair
8 %
Tip: book 2 months before departure
Tip: book flights on this route 2 months before departure and save up to 34 %.
67 days before departure
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £72.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 15min
07h 40min
21h 35min
£52
£124
£204
The favourite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 28 % of travellers will book a non-stop flight.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
02h 15min, from £52
28 %
1 stopover Brussels
05h 25min, from £138
14 %
1 stopover Vienna
11h 40min, from £143
11 %

Useful information about the flight from Birmingham to Barcelona

Sun-drenched Barcelona

The coastal city of Barcelona stands out for its dynamism and culturally mixed beauty, both modern and ancient, with its famous Gaudi architecture and atmospheric Gothic Quarter.

Best time to visit

Although great for visiting all year round, Barcelona's peak season is during spring and summer. If you enjoy visiting at festival and holiday times, Spain's main Christmas day is on 6th January, the Day of the Three Wise Men (Dia de los Reyes). In February, there's the week-long Carnival. The Gràcia district street party (Fiesta major de Gràcia) takes place in August. Barcelona is Catalonia's capital city and as such its official languages are Catalan and Spanish, and Catalonia's independence day (La Diada de Catalunya) takes place on 11th September.

Tips and facts before you travel

To taste some typical regional foods, try the special bread and ham (Pan Tomaca con Jamón Serrano) and the Crema Catalana dessert, the Catalan version of crème brûlée. Prices tend to be cheaper in Barcelona than in London; eating out is usually much cheaper. You'll pay about 4 or 5EUR for a beer. Barcelona's time zone is GMT+1.

Local Information

From El Prat Airport the city centre is about 12km away. A regular Aerobus A1 and A2 service goes to Plaça de Catalunya for around 6EUR. A train runs to the city, or a taxi costs about 20EUR.

Hotels start at about 100EUR per person per night. Hostels are much cheaper with prices averaging at about 15EUR per night per person.

For getting around in Barcelona, public transport - trams, metro, trains and buses - is reasonably priced at approximately 3EUR for a single ticket, or 12EUR for a 10 journey ticket. You can purchase the Barcelona Card which is valid on all public transport and includes reduced admission for some attractions and museums. The price depends on the duration of your stay.

Flight information Birmingham - Barcelona
Cheap direct flights
Flight details Birmingham - Barcelona
  • Flight duration: min. 02:05 / max. 02:05
  • Distance: 1275 km
  • Flights per week: 5
  • Return flight duration: min. 02:25 / max. 02:25