Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona

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Favourite airline: easyJet
87 % of bookings on this flight route are made with easyJet, KLM and Lufthansa.
easyJet
36 %
KLM
29 %
Lufthansa
22 %
Direct flights are more expensive
Flights with a stopover are on average £111.00 cheaper than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
02h 45min
09h 50min
£242
£131
Favourite connection: via Amsterdam
When booking flights from Glasgow to Barcelona 41 % of travellers prefer to fly via Amsterdam.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
11h 40min, from £197
41 %
1 stopover Frankfurt-Main
06h 05min, from £217
31 %
Direct flights
02h 45min, from £242
19 %

Useful information about the flight from Glasgow to Barcelona

An enchanting Mediterranean city

Barcelona has beaches, stunning architecture, museums, restaurants and cafes. It is a year round destination. Languages spoken are Catalan and Spanish.

Festivals, attractions and the best time to travel

All-year round the weather is pleasant. On the 6th January is "Dia de los Reyes", the Three Wise Men celebration. This is an important Christmas festival in Spain. In February, from the 7th to the 13th, there is the Carnival and in August the "Gràcia" district holds a street party and major Fiesta. The 11th September is "La Diada de Catalunya" Catalonia's independence day.

Pre-travel information

Enjoy Catalan food in the many cafes and restaurants. Regional foods are "Pan Tomaca con Jamón Serrano", bread and ham and "Crema Catalana", a version of crème brûlée. The cost of living in Barcelona is generally lower than in London. A beer costs approximately 5 EUR and eating out is less expensive than in London. Barcelona is at a different time zone, so set clocks an hour forward.

Local information: arriving, finding accommodation and getting round

El Prat Airport is approximately 12 km from the city centre and travel from there to the centre is straightforward. Aerobus A1 and A2 operate a  service to Plaça de Catalunya, the cost is ca. 6 EUR. There is also a train to the city. A taxi costs around 20 EUR. The range of hotels in Barcelona is wide.  Hotels  cost about 100 EUR per/person a night. Hostels cost around 15 EUR per person a night. The metro, trams, buses and overground trains are good. A single ticket costs 3 EUR, 10 journey tickets cost about 12 EUR. A Barcelona Card is valid on all public transport and offers reduced admission into some museums and attractions. The price can vary on the length of a stay in Barcelona. Taxis are available but are more costly than public transport.

Flight information: Glasgow - Barcelona

Outbound and return from £130.59
Flight duration min. 02:45
Return flight duration min. 03:05
Distance 1690 km
Flights per week 2
Departure airport Glasgow (GLA)
Arrival airport Barcelona El Prat (BCN)
Destination country Spain