Flights from Beijing
Beijing Capital International Airport
Planning a trip from Beijing to any destination in the world is easy if you use Orbitz.com. Cheap flights from Beijing can be found within minutes through our online database. The Beijing Capital International Airport serves travelers flying in and out of the city. It is one of the busiest airports in Asia and offers domestic and international flights throughout the day. The airlines that service Beijing Capital International Airport include Air China, Air France, American Airlines, Korean Air and Delta. Good deals on flights from these airlines can be booked on Orbitz.com.
Airport Parking and Ground Transportation
Those flying in and out of Beijing have many ground transportation options available to them. If you are flying out of Beijing and decide to drive to the airport, parking is available for $5 per hour or $50 for the entire day. The airport has six different shuttles that travel to various locations throughout the city. The Beijing Railway Station does not provide direct service to the airport, but you can catch an airport shuttle from the Beijing Railway Station. Public buses travel directly to and from the airport. If you are arriving in Beijing, you'll see airport shuttles, taxis and buses lined up outside of each gate once you claim your luggage. You can purchase ground transportation passes in advance on Orbitz.com, or you can use the website to rent a vehicle a discount price.
Airport Dining Facilities
Beijing Capital International Airport has a food service area that has a total of 72 dining facilities, including formal restaurants, fast food restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and ice cream shops. Prik Thai, Starbucks, Haagen-Dazs and McDonald's are just some of the places where you can grab a meal or snack. The food service area is known as the "global kitchen" because you'll be able to find foods from a variety of ethnicities. When you book cheap flights from Beijing on Orbitz.com, you'll be able to get the best rates on flights, leaving you with enough money to enjoy a great meal before departing.
Flights to Barcelona
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.
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