Birmingham to Barcelona Flights
Flights to Barcelona
Birmingham's Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights from Birmingham, Alabama. The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport serves more than 3 million passengers every year. It is located five miles northeast of downtown Birmingham at 5900 Messer Airport Highway. American, Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways provide domestic and international flights.
Airport Parking Information
The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport offers more than 5,000 hourly, daily and long-term parking spaces as well as complimentary shuttles. Parking costs $1 per hour, or up to $24 per day, in the hourly and daily sections and $10 per day in the long-term parking section. A cell phone lot with 40 free parking spaces allows people to wait in their cars when they are picking someone up.
Ground Transportation Information
If you prefer not to leave your car at the airport, metered taxis are available. Birmingham has a bus system with a one-time fare of $1.25 or $3 for an all-day pass. The airport also offers limousine and shuttle services. Not only can Orbitz.com help you plan your air travel, but it can also help you plan your ground transportation.
Birmingham Airport Restaurants
The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport features many restaurant options. Charley's Steakery, Pizza Hut Express, Mrs. Field's Cookies, Quiznos and Starbucks are all available if you want to catch a bite to eat while waiting for your flight. There is also a gift shop and newspaper stand. Check Orbitz.com for cheap flights from Birmingham the next time you are planning a trip.
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 Birmingham to Barcelona
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Birmingham and Barcelona
|Iberia||BHM||BCN||Thu, May 8 - Tue, May 13||$1,184|
|British Airways||BHM||BCN||Thu, May 8 - Tue, May 13||$1,184|
|Lufthansa||BHM||BCN||Thu, May 8 - Tue, May 13||$1,239|
|United Airlines||BHM||BCN||Thu, May 8 - Tue, May 13||$1,254|
Birmingham and Barcelona airports and terminals
Airports in BirminghamAL, US
Birmingham Airport (BHM)
Distance from City Center: 4.9 miles
Birmingham Int'l Airport (BHX)
Distance from City Center: 4,234.4 miles
Flight schedule for flights from Birmingham to Barcelona on Fri, Dec 13, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|American Airlines/Finnair||AA3691/AY4010||BHM||12:25 PM||BCN||9:20 AM||ER4/763||13hr 55min|
|American Airlines/British Airways||AA3691/BA1514||BHM||12:25 PM||BCN||9:20 AM||ER4/763||13hr 55min|
|American Airlines/Iberia||AA3691/IB4460||BHM||12:25 PM||BCN||9:20 AM||ER4/763||13hr 55min|
|American Airlines/American Airlines||AA3691/AA112||BHM||12:25 PM||BCN||9:20 AM||ER4/763||13hr 55min|
|British Airways/British Airways||BA2451/BA1514||BHM||12:25 PM||BCN||9:20 AM||ER4/763||13hr 55min|
|Iberia/Iberia||IB4350/IB4460||BHM||12:25 PM||BCN||9:20 AM||ER4/763||13hr 55min|
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