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Mobile to Barcelona Flights
Mobile Regional Airport
When booking cheap flights from Mobile, Alabama, you can find the best deals on Orbitz.com. Mobile Regional Airport, situated just 11 miles west of downtown Mobile, serves American Eagle, Delta Airlines, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express. The airport is a joint military-public venture, and it is also home to a training center for U.S. Coast Guard pilots and crew.
Parking at Mobile Regional Airport
Parking options at Mobile Regional Airport include both short-term and long-term parking. The airport offers 30 minutes of free parking and budget rates of $1 per hour after that. The short-term lot has a maximum rate of $8 per day, while the long-term lot has a maximum of $6 per day. Both lots are conveniently located next to the terminal. Valet parking is also available for $2 per hour or $12 per day, and the airport also offers a car-wash service for $15 while you are away.
Getting to the Airport
If you choose not to drive to the airport, local taxi companies, such as Yellow Cab and Allied Taxicabs, offer service directly from your home or business to the airport. Taxi fares from the downtown area to the airport typically run between $30 and $35 and take about 30 minutes. Local companies, such as Mobile Bay Transportation, also provide airport shuttles to the airport, which can be scheduled in advance.
Airport Restaurant Options
For a cup of coffee and a snack, stop at Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, located on both sides of the TSA security checkpoint. Cruise City Bar and Grill, located past the security checkpoint near the gates, offers full meals. For dining before you go through security, try Quizno's Sub Shop in the main terminal area. Booking cheap flights from Mobile is simple 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 Mobile to Barcelona
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