Favourite airline: Ryanair
Most travellers looking for flights on the route from Glasgow Prestwick to Barcelona decide to book with Ryanair.
71 %
Tip: book 4 months before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 4 months before travel. Save up to 22 %.
123 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Sunday
Cheap flights on this route are operated on Sunday.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Flights with a stopover are on average £13.00 more expensive than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
02h 40min
05h 50min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from Glasgow Prestwick to Barcelona are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
02h 40min, from £62
71 %
1 stopover Palma de Mallorca
05h 50min, from £75
29 %
Return from £62.00
Flights on this route with a departure on 02/06/19 and return flight on 05/06/19 currently cost £62.00.


Cultural capital of Catalonia

Barcelona is a cultural city that can be enjoyed both day and night. With its combination of waterside attractions, relaxing parks, lively nightlife and interesting historical monuments, the city is one of the world's leading tourist and cultural centres.


When to travel, public holidays and festivals

Barcelona is a city with a moderate climate that means you can visit it all year round. The peak travel seasons are spring and summer due to the warmer weather. On 6th January every year is the "Dia de los Reyes", the day of the Three Wise Men. It is considered the most important day of Spanish Christmas festivities. In February, Carnival takes place between the 17th and 13th. In August, the Gracia district street party and Fiesta major de Gracia take place. Catalonia's Independence Day is celebrated on the 11th September.


Things to consider before travelling to Barcelona

Typical regional foods that are abundant in Barcelona include Pan Tornaca and Jamon Serrano (a bread and ham meal) and Crema Catalana (Catalonian version of crème brulee dessert). The cost of living in Barcelona is much cheaper than in London, especially when it comes to eating out and buying fresh fruit and bread. Beers typically costs between 4-5 €. The time difference is an hour.


Public transport, local accommodation and languages in Barcelona

El Prat Airport is located approximately 12km from Barcelona city centre and regular buses can take travellers to Placa de Catalunya for around 6 euros. Trains also operate between the airport and the city centre and taxi journeys are approximately of 20 € each way. Once in the city, visitors can take advantage of taxis, metro, trams, buses and trains. Single tickets are about 3 € and 10 journey tickets can also be purchased for a reduced price of approximately 12 €. Barcelona cards are valid on all forms of public transport and you can get reduced admissions to some of the city's attractions.