Barcelona Flight Deals
Compare 100’s of Barcelona flight deals in one single search – Flying is a breeze and the speediest mode of travel to reach Barcelona. It’s perfect if you are taking a holiday or short trip to the city as its fast paced and a smooth run. If you choose to fly, Barcelona-El Prat Airport is just 16km from the centre of the city. As Barcelona-El Prat Airport is the second largest airport in Spain, and the largest on the Mediterranean coast, it is a main hub for airlines such as Ryanair, Easyjet, Iberia, Vueling Airlines and Air Europe – all offering the best choice on Barcelona flight deals. This airport allows for trouble free travel as it mainly serves domestic and European destinations, although some airlines offer destinations from Latin America, Asia and the US. You can search for reasonably priced flights online and more often than not, there are special offers and deals if you choose to book in advance.
Some of the low-cost airlines, such as Ryanair also fly into Girona Costa Brava Airport, which is North of the city a little over an hour away and also to Reus Airport, which is in the South and again, about an hour out of the city. Smaller budget airlines with cheap flights also fly to Lleida-Alguaire Airport, which is just over two hours West of Barcelona. If you are traveling from the UK or Europe, there are opportunities to pickup Barcelona flight deals for as little as 30 Euros if you book in advance.
One of the advantages of Barcelona airport is that it’s really close by the centre of city, at just 7,46 miles. It is specifically located at El Prat del Llobregat – the town that gives the name ‘Aeroport del Prat’ to the airport ann is the second largest of the country after Madrid ‘Aeropuerto de Barajas’. The passenger traffic of 2010 was about 30 million and connects with America, North Africa, Asiatic Southeast and obviously Europe.
Depending on the airline that you are flying with, departing or landing, you are able to use one of the two terminals that the airport has to offer. The largest and most recent one is T1. It has 101 gates in its 545.000 m2 divided in the areas A, B, C, D and E. Terminal 2 (T2), the second most important, has 149.359 m2 with 48 gates and just 30 with finger-docks. It’s subdivided in T2A, T2B and T2C.
Terminal 1 (T1) and Terminal 2 (T2) are 4 km apart one from other. There is a free shuttle bus that connects both terminals. The transfer bus is green and run every 6 – 7 minutes, 24 hours per day. The stop on terminal 1 is just outside the terminal. The stop on terminal 2 is outside T2B, below the bridge. The departing terminal, depends on the airline you fly with so check your booking information before arriving.
The airport is connected to the city by highway and has the amenities to organise car rentals at the airport for those deciding to go their own way.
There is a grand terminal for commuter trains into the city as well, which run hourly, making it a simple way to travel for backpackers or those looking to be on the move straight away. There are also scheduled bus services that run from the airport too, allowing for those on a budget to get into the city with ease.