Favourite airline: Vueling Airlines
32 % of flights booked on the route from London to Barcelona are booked with Vueling Airlines, British Airways and easyJet.
Vueling Airlines
13 %
British Airways
10 %
easyJet
9 %
Tip: book 8 weeks before departure
If booked 8 weeks before travel, flights cost only £29.00.
55 days before departure
Direct flights are cheaper
Flights with a stopover are on average £46.00 more expensive than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 15min
09h 55min
15h 15min
£25
£71
£240
The favourite connection is non-stop
54 % of travellers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
02h 15min, from £25
54 %
1 stopover Lisbon
05h 30min, from £99
9 %
1 stopover Madrid Barajas
05h 10min, from £91
6 %
Return from £25.00
A return flight costing only £25.00 is for example available departing on 04/01/19 and returning on 11/01/19.

£25
Cheap
£25
Expensive
£193

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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