Favourite airline: Vueling Airlines
Vueling Airlines is the most popular airline for flights from London to Barcelona.
Vueling Airlines
15 %
Iberia
13 %
easyJet
9 %
Tip: book 3 months before departure
If booked 3 months before travel, flights cost only £32.00.
105 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Monday
On this route, flights are cheapest on Monday when a ticket costs £34.00 on average.
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 64 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 15min
06h 35min
09h 20min
£34
£94
£231
The favourite connection is non-stop
60 % of travellers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
02h 15min, from £34
60 %
1 stopover Madrid Barajas
06h 55min, from £104
7 %
1 stopover Zurich (Zürich)-Kloten
04h 30min, from £119
6 %
Return from £34.00
A return flight costing only £34.00 is for example available departing on 23/09/19 and returning on 26/09/19.

£34
Cheap
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Expensive
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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.

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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.

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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 5EUR. Barcelona's official languages are Spanish and Catalan. The time zone is 1 hour ahead of Britain.

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Local Barcelona Info

The city centre is about 12 km away from 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 15EUR 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.

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