Flights to Barcelona: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Barcelona
Totally inspired by Woody Allen’s “Vicky, Christina, Barcelona” to plan your own trip to one of Europe’s most popular cities? We can’t blame you! Start by searching for cheap flights to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) onboard Iberia, United Airlines, US Airways, Air France, British Airways, among plenty others.
When to book the cheapest flights to Barcelona
Barcelona has it all when it comes to a city destination and it’s one of the most popular tourist spots in Spain. Avoid summer if you want to snag the cheapest deals and try autumn or spring instead.
- Peak season: Summer, June to September.
- Low season: Winter, not including Christmas and New Year’s.
A non-stop flight to Barcelona from New York takes just under 9 hours.
Experience Barcelona: sights, tours and activities
Barcelona is an ideal place to experience Spanish and Catalan culture, bask in the warm Spanish sun and dip your toes into the Mediterranean. Discover its amazing museums and tasty restaurants!
Essentials in Barcelona
Las Ramblas: This is the beating heart of the city. Take a stroll along this central boulevard and enjoy the street musicians and living statues. This is the place to meet new friends and catch up with old ones, just keep an eye on your wallet.
Barri Gotic: Also known as Barcelona’s Old Town, the Gothic Quarter is spectacular for architecture. Wander the tiny streets and explore the hidden plazas and squares filled with cafe tables and fountains.
Beaches: Around 7 million people visit Barcelona for its beaches every year and while the busiest one is Platja de la Nova Icaria, the best ones are found further outside the city centre. This is where your Barcelona rental car will come in handy!
Visit Barcelonatourisme.com for more info.
Hotels and accommodation in Barcelona
Barcelona has new hotels opening up every season, trying to keep up with the growing number of tourists. A hotel in the Gothic Quarter will be perfect for city sightseeing but something along the seaside can’t be beat! Hotels fill up fast on weekends, so book in advance.