Flights from London to Barcelona

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Here you can compare cheap flights from London (LON) 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
The most popular airline for flights from London to Barcelona is Vueling Airlines.
Vueling Airlines
29 %
22 %
TAP Portugal
19 %
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
Flight prices fluctuate during the week. Flights are cheapest on   Tuesday by 36 %.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £49.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 10min
08h 10min
16h 45min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 51 % of travellers will book a non-stop flight.
Direct flights
02h 10min, from £41
51 %
1 stopover Lisbon
07h 10min, from £139
16 %
1 stopover Madrid Barajas
11h 00min, from £149
8 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain's sunny city by the sea

The dynamic capital of Catalonia, Barcelona is famous for its modern and ancient architectural beauty with its famous Sagrada Familia and Saint Eulalia Cathedral among others.

Best time to visit Barcelona

Barcelona is a fantastic city to visit all year round, but its peak season is spring and summer. To visit at holiday and festival times, the main Spanish Christmas day is 6th January, the Dia de los Reyes (Day of the Three Wise Men). There's the week-long Carnival in February. In August there's the Fiesta major de Gràcia (Gràcia district street party). The Catalonia independence day (La Diada de Catalunya) is held on 11th September.

Tips before booking a flight from London to Barcelona

Foods typical of the region are the Pan Tomaca con Jamón Serrano (special bread and ham) and the Crema Catalana dessert (Catalan type of crème brûlée). You'll probably find prices cheaper in Barcelona than London, and eating out is very often much cheaper. A beer costs about 4 or 5 EUR.

Barcelona's official languages are Spanish and Catalan. The time zone is 1 hour ahead of Britain.

Local Barcelona Info

The city centre is about 12 km away from Barcelona El Prat Airport. There's a regular Aerobus A1 and A2 service going to Plaça de Catalunya, for about 6 EUR, or a train goes to the city. A taxi costs around 20 EUR. The starting price for hotels is around 100 EUR per person per night. Hostels are vastly cheaper with the average price at around 15 EUR per night per person. Public transport in Barcelona - metro, trams, buses and trains - is reasonably priced at about 3 EUR for a one way ticket, or 12 EUR for a 10 way ticket. The Barcelona Card is valid for all public transport and reduced prices for some museums and attractions are included. Its price depends on the length of your visit.

Flight information: London - Barcelona

Outbound and return from £52.67
Flight duration min. 02:00 / max. 02:15
Return flight duration min. 02:15/ max. 02:30
Distance 1149 km
Flights per week 211
Departure airport Airport London (LCY, LGW, LHR, LTN, STN, SEN) (LON)
Arrival airport Airport Barcelona El Prat (BCN)
Destination country Flights to Spain
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