Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona

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Here you can compare cheap flights from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Barcelona. Prices and availability may change at any time.

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Favourite airline: Vueling Airlines
Flight tickets on the route London Gatwick – Barcelona are most frequently booked with Vueling Airlines.
Vueling Airlines
40 %
27 %
TAP Portugal
14 %
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
Flight prices fluctuate during the week. Flights are 36 % cheaper on Tuesday.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Flights with a stopover are on average £51.00 more expensive than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 10min
09h 25min
16h 05min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 57 % of travellers will book a non-stop flight.
Direct flights
02h 10min, from £41
57 %
1 stopover Madrid Barajas
11h 00min, from £149
10 %
2 stopovers Porto Lisbon
16h 05min, from £169
9 %

Useful information about the flight from London Gatwick to Barcelona

Sunny Barcelona

If you are looking for a sunny destination all year round where you can enjoy beautiful scenery, golden sands and plenty to see and do, then Barcelona could well be the place to consider.

Barcelona: when should you go?

Because of the warm climate all year round, sun seekers can plan to travel to Barcelona at any time in the year. There are however, a few events that you may want to experience while you are there. If you are travelling over the Christmas period, you may like the 'Dia de los Reyes' which translates to the three wise men, this is on the 6th Jan. This is an important celebration over the Christmas period for the Spanish. Between the 7th and 13th Feb you can experience the Carnival, much like the Gracia street party which is in August.

Useful Barcelona Facts

If you plan to try out some of the local foods, you will find a common regional food to be Pan Tomaca. This is a delightful dish made from bread and ham. You may also come across Crema Catalana, which is a version of Creme Brule.

You will find that the cost of living is generally cheaper than you would find in places such as London. This applies to the cost of eating out and to beer prices. You can get a pint of beer for around 4-5 Euros.

Barcelona is 1 hour ahead of British time. The most common languages in Barcelona are Catalan and Spanish.


How is public transport in Barcelona? 

The El Prat Airport is only 12 km from the city centre, so commuting to the centre is easily done on the Aerobus (A1 or A2) for as little as 6 Euros or thereabouts. You can also catch a train or grab a taxi for around 20 Euros.

Getting around Barcelona on public transport is relatively easy via metro, train or bus. The inner city can be explored on foot. 


Flight information: London Gatwick - Barcelona

Outbound and return from £70.24
Flight duration min. 02:00 / max. 02:15
Return flight duration min. 02:15/ max. 02:30
Distance 1110 km
Flights per week 117
Departure airport Airport London Gatwick (LGW)
Arrival airport Airport Barcelona El Prat (BCN)
Destination country Flights to Spain