Cape Town to Barcelona Flights
Flights to Barcelona
Cape Town International Airport
Planning a trip can often be a challenge for those on a budget. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate cheap flights from Cape Town. Cape Town International Airport is located approximately 12 miles from downtown Cape Town. Twenty-one airlines service the Cape Town International Airport, including Virgin Atlantic Airlines, South African and British Airways.
Parking at the Airport
Public car parks are owned by ACSA. Valet vehicles are available to and from these parks to the main airport terminal. Two parkades are located on both sides of the Transport plaza, and shuttles are available to and from the parkades to the airport main terminal. Both short-term and long-term parking are available, and rates are charged by the hour or by the day.
Transportation to the Airport
Passengers with special needs can access the Landslide hotline at the airport for assistance in getting to the terminal. The CITI shuttle provides transportation to and from the airport from various locations around Cape Town. Taxis provide metered rides from anywhere in the city, and many hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport for their customers. Orbitz.com can help locate the best deals on rental cars.
Restaurants at Cape Town International
There are a variety of dining options at Cape Town International Airport. Dulce Café offers a selection of coffee, tea and pastries. Mugg and Bean offers a variety of blended coffees and grilled breakfast sandwiches, and the Vida Café has a selection of sit down breakfast menu items. Orbitz.com can help travelers in planning their next vacation by locating the cheapest flights from Cape Town.
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 Cape Town to Barcelona
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Cape Town and Barcelona
|Qatar Airways||CPT||BCN||Sat, Jan 18 - Fri, Jan 24||$630|
|Emirates||CPT||BCN||Sat, Jan 18 - Fri, Jan 24||$642|
|South African Airways||CPT||BCN||Sat, Jan 18 - Fri, Jan 24||$1,017|
|Turkish Airlines||CPT||BCN||Sun, Jun 15 - Tue, Jul 8||$1,055|
|British Airways||CPT||BCN||Sat, Jan 18 - Fri, Jan 24||$1,251|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||CPT||BCN||Sat, Jan 18 - Fri, Jan 24||$1,299|
|Etihad Airways||CPT||BCN||Mon, Jun 30 - Thu, Jul 10||$1,328|
|Lufthansa||CPT||BCN||Sun, Jun 15 - Tue, Jul 8||$1,359|
|Air France||CPT||BCN||Sat, Jan 18 - Fri, Jan 24||$1,448|
|Iberia||CPT||BCN||Tue, Jun 24 - Wed, Jul 16||$2,587|
|SAS Scandinavian Airlines||CPT||BCN||Sun, Jun 15 - Tue, Jul 8||$2,672|
Cape Town and Barcelona airports and terminals
Flight schedule for flights from Cape Town to Barcelona on Fri, Dec 6, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|British Airways/British Airways||BA58/BA478||CPT||8:45 PM||BCN||10:30 AM||744/320||14hr 45min|
|British Airways/Iberia||BA58/IB7451||CPT||8:45 PM||BCN||10:30 AM||744/320||14hr 45min|
|Iberia/British Airways||IB4757/BA478||CPT||8:45 PM||BCN||10:30 AM||744/320||14hr 45min|
|Iberia/Iberia||IB4757/IB7451||CPT||8:45 PM||BCN||10:30 AM||744/320||14hr 45min|
|Turkish Airlines/Turkish Airlines||TK41/TK1853||CPT||4:30 PM||BCN||10:45 AM||330/321||19hr 15min|
|British Airways/British Airways||BA42/BA474||CPT||10:10 PM||BCN||1:05 PM||744/320||15hr 55min|
|British Airways/British Airways||BA58/BA474||CPT||8:45 PM||BCN||1:05 PM||744/320||17hr 20min|
|Iberia/British Airways||IB4711/BA474||CPT||10:10 PM||BCN||1:05 PM||744/320||15hr 55min|
|Iberia/British Airways||IB4757/BA474||CPT||8:45 PM||BCN||1:05 PM||744/320||17hr 20min|
|SWISS/SWISS||LX8085/LX1954||CPT||11:30 PM||BCN||2:00 PM||332/321||15hr 30min|
|Alitalia/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||AZ2933/KL1673||CPT||12:25 AM||BCN||4:05 PM||777/737||16hr 40min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||KL598/KL1673||CPT||12:25 AM||BCN||4:05 PM||777/737||16hr 40min|
|Virgin Atlantic/British Airways||VS604/BA480||CPT||10:40 PM||BCN||4:35 PM||343/320||18hr 55min|
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