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Birmingham to Barcelona flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Birmingham and Barcelona take, on average, 2 h and 10 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Birmingham with Barcelona found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Birmingham Intl is the departure airport operating flights between Birmingham and Barcelona
Arriving AirportFlights departing Birmingham with Barcelona as destination arrives at El Prat

Cheap last minute flights to Barcelona

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Departure Tue, 26 Oct Return Wed, 27 Oct
BHX Birmingham
BCN Barcelona
return from £31
Departure Sat, 20 Nov Return Mon, 22 Nov
BHX Birmingham
BCN Barcelona
return from £24
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.18 EUR
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1 EUR = 0.86 GBP
Last checked on 17 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Barcelona are 15% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 1% more expensive in Barcelona than in Birmingham.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 15% more expensive in Barcelona than in Birmingham.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Barcelona is 42% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 62 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( East Midlands (EMA)
    How far from city centre: 34 miles
Barcelona airports
  • ( El Prat (BCN)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Costa Brava (GRO)
    How far from city centre: 51 miles
  • ( Reus (REU)
    How far from city centre: 57 miles
K Distance: 790 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Birmingham to Barcelona

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Barcelona?

Direct flights from Birmingham to Barcelona take between 2 hours 05 minutes and 2 hours 20 minutes.

What are the most common stopovers?

Depending on flight paths, the most common stopovers for cheap flights from Birmingham to Barcelona are Amsterdam (AMS) and Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG).

Is there a time change from Birmingham to Barcelona?

Yes. Barcelona is one hour ahead of Birmingham, in the Central European Time (CET) zone.

Which airlines fly from Birmingham to Barcelona

Multiple airlines operate flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham, including:

  • KLM, the national airline of the Netherlands.
  • Ryanair, Ireland's biggest airline and Europe's largest low-cost carrier.
  • Air France, France's national airline.
  • Vueling, a low-cost Spanish airline based in Barcelona-El Prat.
  • Air Nostrum, regional Spanish carrier based in Valencia.
  • EasyJet, British low-cost airline operating all over Europe.

How to find cheap flights from Birmingham to Barcelona

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When are the best times to fly from Birmingham to Barcelona?

  • May is a good time for city breaks to Barcelona, when balmy temperatures arrive but the summer crowds are yet to arrive. Barcelona's public parks and gardens in spring blossom and are even more beautiful at this time.
  • October is a time to find good deals on trips to Barcelona. With mild temperatures and clear days, it's a brilliant time to bike the many public cycleways up the Catalonian coast.

Airports in Birmingham

Birmingham is served by the Midlands' biggest and busiest international airport: Birmingham Airport (BHX).

Useful information about Edinburgh Airport

Birmingham Airport is in Solihull, roughly 8 miles east of Birmingham City Centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus – the X1 and X12 bus routes runs 24/7 from Birmingham City Centre, taking about 45 minutes to reach airport departures.
  • By taxi – 25 minutes from Birmingham City Centre.
  • By train – trains run from Birmingham New Street to the Birmingham International Station 7 times per hour, with a journey time of 10 minutes. Birmingham International Station is connected to the airport in 2 minutes via the free Air-Rail Link transfer.

Services: free unlimited WiFi, accessible toilets, special assistance for reduced mobility passengers, designated smoking areas, multi-faith prayer room, business lounges, drinking fountains, a number of shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Airports in Barcelona

Barcelona is served by one of Spain's most important air passenger transport hubs: Barcelona-El Prat International Airport (BCN).

Useful information about Barcelona-El Prat International Airport

Barcelona-El Prat International Airport is spread over two terminals, situated 8 miles southwest of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus – operating every day of the year from early morning to late at night, the A1 (departs every 5-10 minutes) and A2 (every 10-20 minutes) routes run directly from the airport to Placa de Catalunya in the city centre, generally taking 35-45 minutes.
  • By airport transfer – a large number of hotels, tour operators, and taxi services offer pre-booked airport transfers with English-speaking drivers.
  • By train – the suburban RENFE R2 service goes from the airport every half-hour and takes 25 minutes to Passeig de Gracia in central Barcelona.
  • By metro – line 9 of the Barcelona underground system links the city with both airport terminals.

Services: 15 minutes free WiFi (paid options thereafter), luggage lockers, a range of gift and souvenir stores, retail outlets, duty-free shops, currency exchange, ATMs, religious spaces, chemist, car rental counters, tourist information kiosk, and a large number of cafes, bars, and restaurants.

What to do and visit in Barcelona

  • Watch one of the world's best football clubs, Barcelona FC, at their iconic Nou Camp, and visit the stadium's brilliant museum.
  • Admire the quirky genius of Antonio Gaudi, Barcelona's most revered architect. See some of his smaller works around the Passeig de Gracia, chill out and contemplate his work at the airy and colourful Parc Guel, or go inside his unfinished masterpiece, one of the world's best-known churches: the Sagrada Familia.
  • Muscle your way through the local hustle and bustle of Barcelona's famous open-air and ancient markets. Santa Caterina is one of Europe's oldest, while La Boqueria is one of its biggest. Both are unique experiences not to be missed for culinary travellers; you can even book a market tour and cooking class combo to see how the locals do it.
  • Head to beautiful Barceloneta Beach to work on your tan, stroll miles of beachside boardwalks, or simply lounge out and take a break from the city.
  • Take a walking tour around the historic Barri Gothic, the old medieval city centre still largely intact.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Birmingham to Barcelona

😷 Is it safe to travel from Birmingham to Barcelona during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Spain may apply when travelling from Birmingham. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Birmingham to Barcelona at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Birmingham to Barcelona is 24£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Barcelona expensive to visit compared to Birmingham?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Barcelona costs an average of 2.55 GBP, 16% more expensive than Birmingham, with a fare of 2.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 17% less in Barcelona: 2.00 GBP against 2.40 GBP in Birmingham. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.20 GBP in Barcelona, 2% more than the 10.00 GBP in Birmingham. The price of the coffee is around 41% cheaper in Barcelona, with an average of 1.64 GBP, while in Birmingham the coffee costs 2.76 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Birmingham to Barcelona?
The most popular months to book a trip from Birmingham to Barcelona are July, May and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Birmingham to Barcelona?
The best time of the year to go to Barcelona when flying from Birmingham depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Barcelona from Birmingham in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, November and December are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Birmingham -  Barcelona.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Birmingham to Barcelona?
The total flight time between Birmingham and Barcelona is of around 02:10 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,273 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Barcelona compared to Birmingham?
While in Birmingham the temperatures can reach an average of 27.42 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Barcelona's temperatures can go up to 30.74 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 3.49 ºC in Barcelona, compared to the -3.11 ºC average degrees reported in Birmingham. During the winter period, Birmingham can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Barcelona have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Birmingham and Barcelona?
The main airport route flying between Birmingham and Barcelona is: Birmingham Intl (BHX) to El Prat (BCN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Vueling.
  • Ryanair.
  • Iberia.
Airlines with indirect flights from Birmingham to Barcelona are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Birmingham to Barcelona are:
  • Lufthansa, stoping in Frankfurt for 65 minutes minimun.
  • Brussels Airlines, with 630 minutes scale in Brussels.
  • Brussels Airlines, with 630 minutes scale in Brussels.

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