Cheap Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Flight information London Gatwick to Barcelona
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Average flight time, total distance 689 miles
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Fly From Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN)
Barcelona has always been seen as an escape from England’s chilly weather, luring people to the city with year-round warm weather and beautiful beaches. But now it draws people with wonderful food and a great nightlife. It also is home to eight different UNESCO world heritage sites. You can fly from Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) in just over 2 hours via easyJet and British Airways.
Facilities at Barcelona-El Prat Airport
Gatwick to Barcelona is the busiest route to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN), and Iberia and Norwegian International airlines both provide service. Other European airlines also offer direct flights from Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN). When you fly from Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN), you may arrive at either of the two terminals. The two terminals are 2.5 miles apart, and there is a free shuttle bus that runs between them every 7 minutes, 24 hours per day. The airport is approximately 9 miles from the town center and is served by the city bus service leaving from the front of both terminals. A commuter train stops at Terminal 2B every 30 minutes. The Barcelona metro system also has stops at both terminals. The public bus line that stops at the airport can take you to the Plaça Espanya, one of the major plazas in the city.
Things to Do Near Barcelona-El Prat Airport
Barcelona’s chief treasure lies in its beautifully preserves architecture. The city presents a blend of Gothic cathedrals and Modernista-styled public spaces. Many of the city’s best examples can be found downtown in the city center within walking distance of each other. The Gothic Quarter is situated at the center of the old city from the harbor to Ronda de Sant Pere. Chief among its landmarks are the Cathedral of Barcelona and Catalunya Square. Along the border of the Gothic Center, Las Rambla Boulevard is an ever-changing art exhibit flowing out from the sea through the heart of the city. You will find that the downtown area is littered with galleries and specialty museums, and the renowned Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art and European Museum of Modern Art sits just north of the Gothic Center. Families will find it is easy to visit the Barcelona Zoo located at the Parc de la Ciutadella and then head south to the harbor to visit the aquarium. Afterward, take time out to see the Barceloneta Beach. For those looking for a little shopping, you can try the local Bourqueria Market along La Rambla or Passeig De Gracia for something more upscale.
Hints and Tips for Barcelona-El Prat Airport
The most popular time for flights from Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) is from the end of November until the end of February when the weather is warm and dry. For those who favor spectator sports, FC Barcelona plays games at Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe. Barcelona is the epicenter of Catalan cuisine and is known for such specialties as Iberico de Bellota, a savory cured ham, and a vast array of seafood dishes. Locals eat late, though they might meet early for tapas and a drink. A dinner for two will run between $40 to $50 without drinks.
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