Information about flights from London to Barcelona
Holiday makers in search of sun, culture, fine dining and a vibrant nightlife can find everything they are looking for in a destination like Barcelona. Flights from London to Barcelona take just 2 hours and 20 minutes making the Catalan capital ideal for a weekend break or extended stay. With lastminute.com offering a tempting range of cheap flights from London to Barcelona, there's never been a better time to explore this vibrant city on the Med.
Its stunning seaside location makes Barcelona a joy to explore for those taking flights from London. The city is defined by the questing spirit of the visionary architect Gaudi whose famous church - La Sagrada Familia - dominates the skyline. But Barcelona is far older than Gaudi's modernist architecture might suggest as can be seen in its Roman-era Barcino and the atmospheric Gothic quarter with its narrow cobblestoned lanes serene plazas and stunning cathedrals. Visitors interested in art will also appreciate the city's many museums and galleries which exhibit the work of local artists such as Dali and Miro. Visitors taking flights to Barcelona can also head out of town to the nearby Collserola Hills and enjoy the stunning views of the city and beyond.
Such is the city's gastronomic reputation that many visitors take flights from London to Barcelona just to sample its rich and varied fare. Tapas bars abound with tasty snacks washed down with glasses of the local wine while world class restaurant service up the regional favourite paella. Barcelona's maritime location also ensures a constant supply of fresh seafood to create some wonderful dishes with all the taste of the sea. With so many cheap flights from London to Barcelona, it's hard to resist. The warm climate makes alfresco dining a joy in Barcelona and is a pleasure for those who take cheap flights from London Barcelona just to escape the cold.
Flights from London to Barcelona land at Barcelona El Prat Airport located just 14 kilometres from the city centre. Passengers arriving on flights to Barcelona can take trains run into the city which depart every 30 minutes and stop at Barcelona Sants railway station and other major points. The Barcelona Metro also runs to the airport from the city centre which is ideal for those arriving on flights from London. Another option is to take the Aerobús to Plaça Catalunya in the heart of the city and there are also abundant taxis awaiting the arrivals of flights to Barcelona. The national language is Spanish but English is widely spoken. When taking flights from London, passengers are advised to change money into Euros for use upon landing.