San Francisco to Barcelona Flights
Flying from San Francisco to Barcelona
San Francisco International Airport Information
The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).
Parking at San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.
Ground Transportation Information
A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.
Restaurant Options at the Airport
The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.
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 Francisco to Barcelona
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Cheapest weekend flights in January from San Francisco to Barcelona
|Leave Thu, Jan 30||San Francisco (SFO)||Barcelona (BCN)||United Airlines||
|Return Mon, Feb 3||Barcelona (BCN)||San Francisco (SFO)||United Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from San Francisco to Barcelona
|Leave Thu, Jan 9||San Francisco (SFO)||Barcelona (BCN)||American Airlines||
|Return Mon, Feb 17||Barcelona (BCN)||San Francisco (SFO)||American Airlines|
Best one-week trip in January from San Francisco to Barcelona
|Leave Tue, Jan 14||San Francisco (SFO)||Barcelona (BCN)||British Airways||
|Return Tue, Jan 21||Barcelona (BCN)||San Francisco (SFO)||British Airways|
Cheapest weekend flights in February from San Francisco to Barcelona
|Leave Thu, Feb 13||San Francisco (SFO)||Barcelona (BCN)||United Airlines||
|Return Mon, Feb 17||Barcelona (BCN)||San Francisco (SFO)||United Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from San Francisco to Barcelona
|Leave Sun, Feb 9||San Francisco (SFO)||Barcelona (BCN)||British Airways||
|Return Thu, Mar 20||Barcelona (BCN)||San Francisco (SFO)||British Airways|
Best one-week trip in February from San Francisco to Barcelona
|Leave Sat, Feb 15||San Francisco (SFO)||Barcelona (BCN)||United Airlines||
|Return Sat, Feb 22||Barcelona (BCN)||San Francisco (SFO)||United Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from San Francisco to Barcelona
|Leave Mon, Mar 24||San Francisco (SFO)||Barcelona (BCN)||US Airways||
|Return Mon, Apr 14||Barcelona (BCN)||San Francisco (SFO)||US Airways|
Best one-week trip in March from San Francisco to Barcelona
|Leave Wed, Mar 12||San Francisco (SFO)||Barcelona (BCN)||Iberia||
|Return Wed, Mar 19||Barcelona (BCN)||San Francisco (SFO)||Iberia|
Lowest round trip fares by airline from San Francisco and Barcelona
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||SFO||BCN||Tue, Feb 11 - Mon, Feb 24||$946|
|Finnair||SFO||BCN||Thu, Feb 20 - Tue, Mar 4||$946|
|British Airways||SFO||BCN||Thu, Feb 20 - Tue, Mar 4||$946|
|Delta Air Lines||SFO||BCN||Tue, Feb 11 - Mon, Feb 24||$946|
|American Airlines||SFO||BCN||Tue, Feb 11 - Mon, Feb 24||$946|
|Air France||SFO||BCN||Tue, Feb 11 - Mon, Feb 24||$946|
|Iberia||SFO||BCN||Tue, Jan 21 - Mon, Feb 10||$946|
|Air Canada||SFO||BCN||Tue, May 13 - Wed, May 28||$961|
|United Airlines||SFO||BCN||Thu, Jan 9 - Thu, Jan 23||$961|
|US Airways||SFO||BCN||Tue, Mar 18 - Thu, Mar 27||$973|
|SWISS||SFO||BCN||Thu, Jan 9 - Thu, Jan 23||$981|
|Lufthansa||SFO||BCN||Tue, Jan 21 - Mon, Feb 10||$987|
|Brussels Airlines||SFO||BCN||Tue, Mar 18 - Thu, Mar 27||$1,011|
|Alitalia||SFO||BCN||Tue, Mar 18 - Thu, Mar 27||$1,032|
|SAS Scandinavian Airlines||SFO||BCN||Thu, Apr 17 - Wed, Apr 30||$1,194|
|Austrian Airlines||SFO||BCN||Tue, Mar 18 - Thu, Mar 27||$1,271|
|Air Europa||SFO||BCN||Wed, May 14 - Wed, May 28||$1,321|
|airberlin||SFO||BCN||Thu, Mar 20 - Wed, Mar 26||$1,381|
|LOT Polish Airlines||SFO||BCN||Thu, Jan 30 - Mon, Feb 3||$1,418|
|Aer Lingus||SFO||BCN||Wed, Apr 9 - Tue, Apr 22||$1,589|
San Francisco and Barcelona airports and terminals
Airports in San FranciscoCA, US
San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles
Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Barcelona on Thu, Dec 19, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|American Airlines/Iberia||AA24/IB4185||SFO||7:05 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||763/763||15hr 10min|
|American Airlines/Finnair||AA24/AY4004||SFO||7:05 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||763/763||15hr 10min|
|American Airlines/British Airways||AA24/BA1556||SFO||7:05 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||763/763||15hr 10min|
|American Airlines/American Airlines||AA24/AA66||SFO||7:05 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||763/763||15hr 10min|
|Alaska Airlines/Finnair||AS5287/AY4004||SFO||6:45 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||752/763||15hr 30min|
|Alaska Airlines/British Airways||AS5287/BA1556||SFO||6:45 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||752/763||15hr 30min|
|Alaska Airlines/American Airlines||AS5287/AA66||SFO||6:45 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||752/763||15hr 30min|
|Alaska Airlines/Iberia||AS5287/IB4185||SFO||6:45 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||752/763||15hr 30min|
|Finnair/Finnair||AY5738/AY4004||SFO||7:05 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||763/763||15hr 10min|
|British Airways/British Airways||BA4323/BA1556||SFO||7:05 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||763/763||15hr 10min|
|Iberia/Iberia||IB7072/IB4185||SFO||7:05 AM||BCN||7:15 AM||763/763||15hr 10min|
|American Airlines/Finnair||AA68/AY4010||SFO||6:20 AM||BCN||9:20 AM||757/763||18hr 0min|
|American Airlines/British Airways||AA68/BA1514||SFO||6:20 AM||BCN||9:20 AM||757/763||18hr 0min|
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