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Airports in Catalonia: Locations, Facilities, and Cheap Flights

The autonomous region of Catalonia lies on northeastern Spain's Iberian Peninsula. Barcelona ranks as number 1 in terms of population of the 948 municipalities that make up Catalonia. Lovely beach resorts in Costa Brava, the pull of the Pyrenees Mountains, museums and other cultural draws make Catalonia a top tourist destination.

With the help of Skyscanner, you can find the best deals on flights to Catalonia. In one simple search, we will compare all flight options to all airports in Catalonia.

List of Catalonia Airports

There are five main airports in Catalonia:

  • Barcelona – El Prat Airport
  • Girona – Costa Brava Airport
  • Andorra - La Seu d'Urgell Airport
  • Lleida – Alguaire Airport
  • Reus Airport

Barcelona Airport

Of the main airports in Catalonia, Barcelona Airport (BCN) is the busiest. This is the only airport in Catalonia servicing non-stop flights from the United States. From New York airports you can take direct flights to Barcelona via the following airlines, providing you with many flight choices:

  • KLM
  • British Airways
  • Norwegian
  • Finnair
  • American Airlines
  • Air France
  • Iberia
  • Lufthansa

Other direct flights to Barcelona depart from Miami and Los Angeles. Flights out of Miami are on British Airways, Finnair, and American Airlines. Non-stop flights to Barcelona from Los Angeles are serviced by Norwegian Airlines.

Barcelona-El Prat Airport has two terminals (T1 and T2). KLM, British Airways, Finnair, American Airlines, Air France, Iberia, and Lufthansa operate at T1. Norwegian is based at T2. There are various modes of transportation from Barcelona Airport to the city center. You can rent a car from six different car agencies at either of the two terminals, and drive the countryside on your own. Taxis are available at the Arrivals areas of both terminals. If you prefer to take public transportation, the Metro Line 9 Sud will take you to the University of Barcelona and other stops. Catch the Metro at the airport station on T1, floor 0 or T2, just outside the terminal. There is also the aerobus that runs between T1 and Barcelona's city centre. The airport stop for the aerobus is at T1, Level 0 Arrivals or T1, Level 3, Departure. Purchase tickets for the bus at T1, Level 0, Arrivals.

Girona – Costa Brava Airport

Girona Airport (GRO) is a Catalonia airport located about eight miles from the city of Girona in the northwest section of the region. This airport is a good connection for those going to Costa Brava for the lovely beaches, rocky coves, and peaceful mountain scenery the area offers. Others want to stay in the city of Girona for its medieval cathedrals, cobbled streets, and art museums. Look for the hotels in Costa Brava using Skyscanner's search tools.

There are no direct flights to Girona Airport from the US, but Girona is just 64 miles from Barcelona. If you fly direct to Barcelona from the US, you can rent a car and drive to your destination within about an hour. Another option is to take the high-speed AVE train, which gets you to Girona is just 37 minutes from Barcelona Sants rail station. Ryanair and Thomson Airways have cheap flights to Girona from the UK. If your US flight takes you to Liverpool or Birmingham, for example, you can then take a quick, cheap flight to Girona from there for less than $25. Once at Girona Airport, rent a car and drive to the Costa Brava resort towns for a seaside vacation.

Other Catalonia Airports

If your travels take you to Andorra in the Pyrenees Mountains, you may wish to fly into Andorra La Seu Airport (LEU), though this airport services only private flights. Commercial travel may soon be available at this airport, however. An airport a bit closer to Andorra is Reus (REU), which has scheduled flights from many locations in the UK. From Reus Airport, you can travel to Andorra in Catalonia via a four-hour train ride.

Lleida Airport is in Alguaire and just 93 miles from Barcelona. Flights from the UK, Israel, and domestically within Spain use Lleida Airport.

Flights to Catalonia

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