Cheap Flights to Barcelona

Flight tickets and affordable hotels in the Catalan capital

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Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia, and the second-largest municipality of Spain. The city itself has a population of around 1.6 million people. However, more than 6 million people travel to Barcelona every year. It makes tourism one of its main industries, and it is the starting point of one of the most exciting road trips across Spain – the one that takes the traveler to the Basque Country.

Barcelona is famous for its architecture (Antoni Gaudí is its most iconic name), Mediterranean vibe, nice food, beaches, and the nicest weather in Europe.

Barcelona has a major airport and an organized transportation system.  So now you can check here cheap flights to Barcelona from a number of cities for the next months ahead.

The results are automatically updated by our search engine, but they are subject to the complex airlines’ own pricing update system. So, small variations may occur.

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Cheap flights to Barcelona for the next months

Hotels in Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona has more than 2,000 hotels and 1,000 hostels & guesthouses, according to Idescat, the Catalan Institute of Statistics. The city’s accommodation offer is varied and fits every type of traveler. From backpackers to luxury-consumers, Barcelona has it all in terms of accommodation. Search for hotels below or go straight to my accommodation page for more options.

If you’d like to check more accommodation options, we prepared an article about the Best Budget Hostels in Barcelona. Check it out here.

FAQs about Barcelona, Spain

How many airports are there in Barcelona?

Barcelona has only one airport: Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat. It is about 25km from the city center and it reachable by metro, train, bus and shuttle bus (Aerobus). Out of Barcelona, however, there are two other airports. They are in Girona and Reus, and are about 120km from Barcelona. Transfer services are also available.

Which airlines fly to Barcelona?

Ninety-eight airlines fly to Barcelona directly or indirectly from all the continents, according to AENA. Some of them are global brands like British Airways, KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, TAP Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Delta Airlines, Alitalia, Swiss, Iberia. Others are low-cost airlines like Easyjet, Ryanair, Vueling, Transavia.

Is Barcelona expensive to stay?

It is fair to say that it is possible to find cheap and good accommodation nearly during the whole year in Barcelona. The city has a huge accommodation offer with all price ranges, from cheap hostels (less than 20€/day) to five-star hotels. The only exception happens during global events like the Mobile World Congress when accommodation prices break all records.

How expensive is Barcelona compared to other European cities for travelers?

Barcelona is certainly cheaper to visit than Paris, London, Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Zurich and Amsterdam. It is more expensive than Lisbon and most of the Eastern European capitals. Barcelona has nearly the same cost to visit as Berlin.