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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 International22.1 °CSource: World Weather Online
Avg rainfall for this month inBarcelona International84.7 mmSource: World Weather Online
Average flight time toBarcelona International2 hrs 11 mins
Rate of exchange inBarcelona International€1.00 = £0.79Source: Oanda
Airlines flying toBarcelona InternationalIberia, British Airways and Vueling Airlines
Deals available on flights toBarcelona International1805
Partners with deals toBarcelona InternationaleasyJet, British Airways and Ryanair
Number of partners with deals toBarcelona International11
Lowest flight deal toBarcelona International£68
Avg flight offer toBarcelona International£102

 How much do things cost in Barcelona?

  • 1 mile taxi journey: £1.31
  • Petrol (1 litre): £1.15
  • Pair of Nike trainers: £61.52
  • Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre): £0.61
  • Meal at McDonald's or similar: £5.52
  • Bottle of beer (imported beer): £0.91
  • Bottle of wine: £3.15
  • Imported beer (0.33 litre): £2.37
  • Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre): £1.28
  • 3 course meal for 2: £31.55