Auckland to Barcelona Flights
Flights to Barcelona
Flying From Auckland
Finding low-fare flights from Auckland is simple with the help of Orbitz.com. Flights originate at Auckland Airport, which is located in the Auckland suburb of Mangere. It is approximately 21 kilometers, or a 40-minute drive, from the city center. Auckland Airport is the central hub for Air New Zealand and is also serviced by many other airlines offering international flights, such as British Airways, Emirates, and Air China.
Parking at the Auckland Airport
Auckland Airport offers several types of parking near the terminals, including short-term and long-term covered and uncovered parking. Business Express parking is available, as is a park-and-ride with shuttle service to the terminal.
Transportation to the Airport
An Airbus service is available for transport to the airport from Auckland's CBD and downtown ferry rerminal. Tickets are available on the bus for approximately NZ$16. There are several taxi and shuttle services that can transport you to the airport from the city of Auckland. They include Alert Taxis, North Shore Taxis, and Super Shuttle. Taxi fares to the Auckland Airport are between NZ$60 to NZ$80. When you book your tickets with Orbitz.com, you can find car rental services to and from Auckland.
Restaurants at Auckland Airport
At Auckland Airport, there are over 20 restaurant options for grabbing a quick bite before your flight. There is Espresso Plus, where you can get an iced coffee and café foods. Hayama Sushi and Sumo Salad offer tasty alternatives to fast food. If it is fast food you are looking for, McDonald's, Burger King, and Subway offer tasty sandwiches. You can find whatever you are in the mood for at the airport after booking your flights from Auckland with Orbitz.com.
Trips to Barcelona
Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is the second largest city in Spain and has a population of over 1.6 million. Flights to Barcelona arrive at the Barcelona El Prat Airport, located about 11 miles from the center of the city. The airport is one of the top 10 busiest in Europe, with over 34 million passengers passing through it in 2011. Some of the airlines flying into El Prat Airport include Aeroflot, Air France, British Airways, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, with most offering reservation services with great deals for budget travelers through Orbitz.com.
Transportation From the Barcelona El Prat Airport
Travel from the airport to the downtown area is available by commuter train, taxi and the city's bus services. The rail service connects Terminal 2 at the airport to the Barcelona Metro, while a bus service is available every 10 minutes. The train takes 27 minutes, while buses take approximately 35 minutes to make the journey to the downtown area. Bus and metro tickets cost about $16 and include transfers, with the ability to use the ticket on both transport types. Taxis can be caught in front of each of the airport's terminals. More than one suitcase or larger items will incur an additional transport fee when using the city taxis.
The Weather in Barcelona
Those traveling to Barcelona should expect mild seasonal weather conditions, with summer temperatures ranging from lows in the mid-50s to highs in the low 80s. During the winter, temperatures drop to the mid-teens, with highs generally around the low to mid-40s. Those enjoying summers in Barcelona should need nothing more than a light jacket on cooler evenings, while those visiting in the winter should wear moderate to heavy clothing with a heavy jacket to ward off the cold.
Things to Do in Barcelona
Barcelona is a city that devotes much of its entertainment energy to the arts, offering live music and theatre in a variety of genres. There's everything from opera at the Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house to the annual three-day Sonar pop music festival. Sports are also a major attraction for those taking flights to Barcelona, as it's the home of the world-famous football team FC Barcelona along with professional basketball and rugby teams.
Cheap flights from Auckland to Barcelona
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Auckland and Barcelona
|Lufthansa||AKL||BCN||Fri, May 30 - Wed, Jun 18||$2,277|
|Emirates||AKL||BCN||Fri, May 30 - Wed, Jun 18||$2,323|
|British Airways||AKL||BCN||Fri, May 30 - Wed, Jun 18||$2,591|
|Singapore Airlines||AKL||BCN||Fri, May 30 - Wed, Jun 18||$3,450|
Auckland and Barcelona airports and terminals
Flight schedule for flights from Auckland to Barcelona on Sun, Dec 8, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Emirates/Emirates||EK435/EK185||AKL||6:15 PM||BCN||12:10 PM||388/77W||29hr 55min|
|Emirates/Emirates||EK413/EK185||AKL||6:40 PM||BCN||12:10 PM||388/77W||29hr 30min|
|Emirates/Emirates||EK407/EK185||AKL||6:50 PM||BCN||12:10 PM||388/77W||29hr 20min|
|Air New Zealand/Iberia||NZ2/IB7453||AKL||10:45 PM||BCN||4:35 PM||773/320||29hr 50min|
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