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Flights to Spain

Fly to Spain with British Airways and let the diverse landscapes, rich cultures and incredible local cuisine stir your senses. From dramatic coastlines and sandy beaches to charming seaside villages and bustling cities, we fly to Spain's most popular destinations so it’s easy to explore everything it has to offer.

Book a whirlwind city break to Barcelona and take advantage of the city’s vibrant nightlife, or fly direct to Madrid and spend hours exploring the dynamic art scene – eating your way around the stalls of the Mercado de Vallermoso. Or experience the ultimate beachside party destination in Ibiza, where international DJs descend every summer.

When you just want to sit on the beach and chill – book your flights to a resort in the always sunny Benidorm, find out why balmy Tenerife is called the ‘Island of Eternal Spring’ and discover the spectacular volcanic landscapes on the island of Lanzarote. Book your holiday to Spain now.

Spain flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Spain?

The average flight time from London to Barcelona is 2 hours, to Madrid 2 hours and 25 minutes, to Ibiza 2 hours and 20 minutes and to the Canary Islands 4 hours. British Airways flies to Spain from all major airports in London.

Which airports does British Airways fly to Spain from?

We fly to Spain's most popular destinations from London Heathrow, London City and London Gatwick.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Spain? 

The cheapest month to fly to Spain is in generally in the low season from November to February.

Is Spain cheap to visit?

A country with an eclectic mix of bustling cities, small villages and coastal towns, Spain is a very affordable destination, it just depends on where you visit. Barcelona and Madrid are both popular tourist destinations but smaller cities like Valencia and Seville are more affordable on a budget.

When is the best time to visit Spain?

The best time to visit Spain is from March to September, keeping in mind that peak high season is June to August. For fewer tourists and milder temperatures, try April/May or September/October. From November to February, the weather turns colder and slightly rainy on the coast. Many beach hotels are closed during this time but ski season is in full swing if you visit Baqueira-Beret in the Pyrenees, with snowy peaks towering above 3000 metres.

Is it easy to get around Spain?

Spain is a very well-connected country and major cities like Barcelona and Madrid have metro systems that are easy to use. You can also rent a car to get around as part of a holiday package with British Airways.

Why fly British Airways?

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 HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

New route - Fuerteventura

We’re launching flights to Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands in winter 2023. Discover rolling sand dunes, exciting water sports and busy resorts, plus enjoy the island’s year-round sunshine.

Barcelona: Highlights

  • Take a tour of the famous Camp Nou stadium, home to FC Barcelona.
  • Soak up the sunshine on Barceloneta beach, which is just 10 minutes outside of the city centre.
  • Marvel at the elaborate Gaudí architecture, from the Sagrada Familia to Park Guell.

Ibiza: Highlights

  • Wander the cobbled streets and take in the panoramic views from Dalt Vila, the fortified old town in Eivissa (Ibiza Town).
  • Watch the sun set over Es Vedra, the monolithic limestone rock off Ibiza’s south-west coast.
  • Pop in for cocktails at Club Tropicana, the legendary poolside bar at Pikes Hotel.

Madrid: Highlights

  • Hire a rowboat and enjoy a leisurely afternoon on the lake at Parque del Buen Retiro.
  • Spend a Sunday morning browsing for antiques at Europe’s largest flea market, El Rastro.
  • Sip cocktails and eat tapas at some of the bustling bars along Calle Ponzano in the Chamberi neighbourhood.

Tenerife: Highlights

  • Look up – Tenerife’s clear night skies make it a stargazing hotspot.
  • Visit La Laguna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for its beautiful historic buildings.
  • Walk among tropical flora and fauna at Jardin Botanico, a botanical garden dating back to the late 18th century.

Spain Travel Essentials

Flight time

2 - 4 hours

Time zone


Best time to visit

March to September

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View of Tenerife coastline from above.
Eloise Barker headshot.

The highest mountain in Spaindramatic Mount Teide dominates Tenerife’s skyline

Eloise Barker,  for British Airways

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