Barcelona flight FAQs
Which airports does British Airways fly to Barcelona from?
We fly to Barcelona-El Prat Airport from London Heathrow and London Gatwick.
Due to COVID-19 our regular schedules may have altered slightly. Please check our timetable to see the latest Barcelona flight schedule.
When's the best time to visit Barcelona?
Visit Barcelona in spring (March to May) or autumn (September to November) for pleasant temperatures, fewer tourists and shorter queues. During the summer months, the temperatures are around 28°C making it the perfect time to enjoy the beach, tapas and Barcelona’s many festivals and cultural events.
What are the best things to do in Barcelona?
Gaudi’s architectural masterpieces are a must, from the iconic Sagrada Familia to the Casa Battlo. Wandering the Gothic Quarter’s medieval streets lined with bars and restaurants will give you a taste of Catalan nightlife.
The buzzing Mercat de la Boqueria is great for food lovers while art aficionados are spoilt for choice with the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) and Picasso Museum to name but a few.
FC Barcelona’s immortal Camp Nou stadium tour is a great family-friendly experience, as is the eternal buzz of the city’s famous La Rambla. And when you want to sunbathe, head for Barcelona’s fabulous beaches.
How do you get from the airport to Barcelona city centre?
Barcelona El-Prat Airport is just 12km from the city centre with good connections by bus, metro and taxi.
Aerobus offers the best value public transport option. Return fares cost just over €10 with departures every 15 minutes from both terminals. The terminals are also connected to Barcelona Metro’s L9 Sud line, while Terminal 2 offers a faster Renfe R2 train into the city.
Taxis are available from just outside the arrivals area, with a 30-minute journey into the centre costing around €35.
Why fly British Airways to Barcelona?
Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before departure, free hand baggage and a generous checked bag allowance. Onboard you’ll find clean, sanitised seats, HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.
If your plans change, our book with confidence commitment offers total peace of mind.
Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.