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San Luis Potosi to Barcelona Flights
Ponciano Arriaga International Airport
Ponciano Arriaga International Airport, also known as Aeropuerto de San Luis Potosi, is a small but important airport in the state of San Luis Potosi. It handles domestic and international flights to several states in the United States. Cheap flights from San Luis Potosi are easy to book with Orbitz.com. The airport is 15 miles from downtown San Luis Potosi and is connected to the city by the Matehuala Highway. Airlines operating at the airport include American Eagle Airlines, Continental Airlines, Aeromar and Aeromexico Connect.
Parking at the Airport
The airport's parking facility offers 24-hour parking services. The first hour of parking costs 24 pesos, and each subsequent 15 minutes costs a further six pesos. The long-term rate is 190 pesos per day.
Transportation to the Airport
The main transport mode to the airport from the city center is via taxi. The airport also operates shuttle buses that connect the airport to the city center.
Restaurants at the Airport
Passengers can grab a bite at The Coffee Shop or Jet Store. Vending machines also offer convenient access to refreshments and snacks before boarding their planes. Discount air tickets and cheap flights from San Luis Potosi are easy to book in 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 San Luis Potosi to Barcelona
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Airports in San Luis Potosi , MX
San Luis Potosi Airport (SLP)
Distance from City Center: 2 miles