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Airport Overview

Barcelona International Airport (BCN) is generally known as El Prat Airport. It is located 12km (8 miles) outside of Barcelona and is the second-largest airport in Spain. Its close proximity to Barcelona makes El Prat a great airport from which to start a Spanish break.

The airport caters for tourists and locals alike with a great selection of shops and duty free items. The El Prat Airport receives most of its flights from other European airports and a couple from airports in North Africa. The terminal is easy to navigate and staff at the airport are always willing to help.

El Prat is popular with low-cost airlines and it is a hub for Ryanair, Spanair and Vueling. Iberia and Air Europa have regular flights to and from El Prat Airport and it is easy to find domestic, European and charter flights to Barcelona El Prat Airport. Several major carriers choose to use El Prat (British Airways, American Airlines, Air Canada) and most flights to the Canary Islands, Granada and the Balearic Islands either stop-over or originate from Barcelona Airport.

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Useful information about Barcelona International

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Avg temperature for this monthBarcelona International18.4 °CSource: World Weather Online
Avg rainfall for this month inBarcelona International42.2 mmSource: World Weather Online
Average flight time toBarcelona International2 hrs 11 mins
Rate of exchange inBarcelona International€1.00 = £0.72Source: Open Exchange Rates
Airlines flying toBarcelona InternationalVueling Airlines, British Airways and EasyJet
Deals available on flights toBarcelona International3242
Partners with deals toBarcelona InternationalMomondo, XBritish Airways Old and
Number of partners with deals toBarcelona International12
Lowest flight deal toBarcelona International£70
Avg flight offer toBarcelona International£141

 How much do things cost in Barcelona?

  • Pair of jeans: £57.71
  • Small bottle of water (0.33 litre): £0.88
  • Cappuccino: £1.19
  • Bottle of beer (imported beer): £0.85
  • Bottle of wine: £3.07
  • Pack of Marlboro cigarettes: £3.54
  • Taxi - fixed fee: £1.63
  • Loaf of white bread: £0.74
  • Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre): £0.58
  • 1 hour taxi waiting fee: £15.34