Monterrey to Barcelona Flights
Flights to Barcelona
General Mariano Escobedo International Airport
Locating cheap flights from Monterrey can often be a difficult task. Orbitz.com can assist in travel arrangements. The General Mariano Escobedo International Airport is located just 30 minutes from downtown Monterrey on Carretera Miguel Aleman. Nine airlines service the airport, including Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Interjet. The airport offers over 300 daily flights to more than 35 destinations across Mexico and the United States.
Parking at the Airport
Travelers needing to park vehicles at the airport have several options. Terminals A and C both have long- and short-term parking, as well as spaces for disabled passengers. The first 60 minutes of parking in the short-term lot are free. Short-term lots are available for travelers for up to 24 hours. Long-term parking is charged by the day, with discounts given after five days. Fees are paid using cash at the automated parking payment machines.
Airport Transportation Information
The best way to arrive at the airport is in a personal vehicle or rental car. Orbitz.com can assist in locating a local rental agency. Several agencies are conveniently available at the airport, including Hertz and Avis. Taxi services are available both to and from the airport, and metered rates apply. The Skybus express shuttles daily from the city center for a flat fee; the journey time takes approximately 45 minutes.
Dining at the airport
The airport offers a variety of restaurant choices. Starbucks provides blended coffees and pastry items, and Carl Jr.'s offers a sit-down breakfast with a wide selection of menu items, including bacon, sausage, ham, and eggs. Orbitz.com can assist in booking cheap flights from Monterrey.
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 Monterrey to Barcelona
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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Monterrey and Barcelona
|United Airlines||MTY||BCN||Sat, Apr 12 - Wed, Apr 30||$1,474|
|British Airways||MTY||BCN||Sat, Apr 12 - Wed, Apr 30||$1,822|
|Delta Air Lines||MTY||BCN||Sat, Dec 28 - Mon, Jan 6||$1,930|
|Lufthansa||MTY||BCN||Sat, Apr 12 - Wed, Apr 30||$2,001|
|American Airlines||MTY||BCN||Sat, Dec 28 - Mon, Jan 6||$3,414|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||MTY||BCN||Sat, Dec 28 - Mon, Jan 6||$3,800|
Monterrey and Barcelona airports and terminals
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