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Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Florida
When it comes to cheap flights from Melbourne, Orbitz.com has all the information that you need. Located near Interstate 95 and U.S. Highway 1, Melbourne International Airport is the airport closest to the beaches, Kennedy Space Center, and Port Canaveral cruise ships. Choose from Baer Air, Delta Blue, or US Airways for your flight. The airport opens two hours before the first flight, and it closes approximately an hour after the last flight. If you are using GPS or a map to locate the airport, look for One Air Terminal Parkway in Melbourne.
Parking and Transportation Near the Airport
Covered walkways, handicapped parking spaces, and a location convenient to the entrance make Melbourne International Airport's parking area easy for travelers to use. Relax knowing that the parking lot is monitored by a video surveillance system and the airport's very own police department. Rates begin at $1 for the first 30 minutes and cap out at $10 per day.
If you don't wish to bring your car to the airport, you have other options. An airport shuttle makes it easy to get from point A to point B. You can also take advantage of the onsite car rentals from Avis, National, Budget or Hertz. Limousine services allow you to ride in luxury, but you might prefer to get a cab. Greyhound terminals are located near Melbourne International Airport, and Space Coast Area Transit is another option for folks looking for a bus. Orbitz.com can help you explore your transportation options in detail and find something that matches your budget.
Dining Options for Melbourne Travelers
Sit down and enjoy a tasty meal or hot beverage between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the Runway Grille, Melbourne International Airport's very own bar and full-service restaurant. If you would rather snack on the go, grab a drink or some chips from the Gate 1 Bar and Café between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Local restaurants known for their delicious breakfast options include Denny's, Harold's Diner, and Blueberry Muffin. You can also grab a healthy strawberry banana smoothie at the Tropical Smoothie Café. Orbitz.com can help you find the best restaurants near the airport, as well as book cheap flights from Melbourne, Florida.
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 Melbourne to Barcelona
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Airports in Melbourne FL, US
Melbourne Intl (MLB)
Distance from City Center: 1.1 miles
Orlando Airport (MCO)
Distance from City Center: 47.9 miles