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Flights to Barcelona, Spain

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Book flights to Barcelona

Barcelona is the capital of Spain's Catalonia region and is located on the northeastern coast of the country bordering the Mediterranean Sea. It's a popular tourist destination for several reasons. Barcelona is home to world-famous architect Antoni Gaudí's fantastical creations like the Sagrada Familia church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Park Güell with its whimsical design and panoramic city views. The city offers a lively cultural scene with numerous museums like the Picasso Museum showcasing the life and work of the famous painter Pablo Picasso, and the National Art Museum of Catalonia housing a collection of Catalan art.

Barcelona has several beaches where visitors can relax on the sand, swim in the Mediterranean Sea, or enjoy water sports. The city also offers a variety of shops, restaurants serving both traditional Catalan cuisine and international fare, and exciting nightlife options. If you're interested in art, architecture, history, and relaxing on the beach, Barcelona could be a great destination for your trip.

Take your first step towards Barcelona and book your flights today with Alternative Airlines. Booking flights to Barcelona at Alternative Airlines is easy and straightforward. With access to routes from over 600 airlines, you're sure to find the perfect flight to Barcelona for you, no matter when you plan to fly or where you wish to depart from.

Airports near Barcelona

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Barcelona. Here's 4 airports that serve Barcelona.

Barcelona-El Prat Airport

This is the main international airport serving Barcelona and is located approximately 12 kilometres southwest of the city centre. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Girona-Costa Brava Airport

Situated about 100 kilometres northeast of Barcelona, this airport is a popular choice for low-cost carriers. While it is not as close as Barcelona-El Prat, it is still within a reasonable driving distance.


Reus Airport

Located around 110 kilometres southwest of Barcelona, Reus Airport is another option for travellers. It mainly serves charter and low-cost airlines, offering flights to various European destinations.


Toulouse-Blagnac Airport

If you are unable to find a suitable direct flight to Barcelona, Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France is a viable alternative. It is approximately 300 kilometres north of Barcelona and offers a wide range of international connections. From there, you can either drive or take a connecting flight to Barcelona.

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Buy your flights to Barcelona and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Barcelona now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Barcelona over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Barcelona gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Barcelona

With a wide variety of attractions in Barcelona, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

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Sagrada Familia

A towering basilica with an otherworldly facade, the Sagrada Familia is the magnum opus of Antoni Gaudí, a famous Catalan architect. Construction began in 1882 and is still ongoing, with an expected completion date in 2030-2032. The basilica's design is a unique blend of Gothic and Art Nouveau styles, featuring intricate sculptures, stained glass windows, and soaring spires. You can explore the Sagrada Familia's interior, gazing in awe at its light-filled nave and the Gaudí-designed Nativity Facade.

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Park Güell

Park Güell is a public park designed by Antoni Gaudí and situated on Carmel Hill. Offering panoramic views of Barcelona, the park is known for its whimsical architecture and colourful mosaics. Highlights include the main entrance with its iconic salamander sculpture, the Hypostyle Room with its Doric columns, and the serpentine bench on the main terrace. Park Güell is a delightful place to wander and admire Gaudí's creative genius.

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Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló is a masterpiece of modernist architecture located on Passeig de Gràcia. Designed by Antoni Gaudí in 1904-1906, the building's facade resembles a dragon's back, with undulating curves and colourful mosaic tiles. The interior is equally stunning, featuring Gaudí's signature organic shapes and stained glass windows. Casa Batlló offers insight into the mind of a creative genius and is a must-see for any architecture enthusiast.

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