Cheap Flight Deals From Chicago (CHI) to Barcelona (BCN) Starting at $303

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Airfares from $303 One Way, $413 Round Trip from Chicago to Barcelona

Prices starting at $413 for return flights and $303 for one-way flights to Barcelona were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Barcelona from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Barcelona

Origin Airport IATA Code
Destination Airport IATA Code
4407 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
American Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival
7:30AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
7:30AM UTC

Travel from Chicago to Barcelona

Escape to Spain's Catalonia area with a low-cost flight from Chicago to Barcelona booked on Barcelona's location on the Mediterranean coast provides a moderate climate and lush setting that entices visitors from all over the world. The unique culture and architecture of the area add to its appeal, making this a one-of-a-kind vacation destination.

Flying out of Chicago

Flights out of Chicago leave from either Chicago O'Hare International Airport or Chicago Midway International Airport. O'Hare operates flights on major international airlines, including Air Canada, American Airlines, Iberia Airlines, and United Airlines. Midway, which is about 10 miles from downtown Chicago, mainly serves domestic airlines with in-country flights, but also offers flights on Delta. Most flights to Barcelona from Chicago involve a single stop in a major city, such as Madrid, New York, London, Atlanta, or Paris.

Both Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport offer convenient long- and short-term parking in garages near the terminals as well as at economy lots located off-site and served by free shuttle transport to the terminals. Passengers can also take a shuttle bus, public bus, or taxi to either airport. In addition to these options, O'Hare is also served by the CTA blue line of Chicago's L train. While waiting for your flight, you can enjoy a meal or snack at one of the many coffee shops, restaurants, or fast food outlets located at both airports.

Travel to Barcelona

Barcelona has been home to some of the most fascinating figures in art history, and there are plenty of sites that emphasize this connection to the world of art and architecture. In addition to visiting art-related venues and events, visitors to Barcelona often enjoy exploring the many historic sites and parks in the area.

Arriving in Barcelona

Upon your arrival in Barcelona, you will land at Barcelona Airport, which is located just 6 miles from the city center. Ground transportation options from the airport to downtown include airport buses, taxis, or the train. A taxi ride to the Plaça España in downtown runs about 15 euros, while an airport bus ride is 5.30 euros per person. Rental cars are another option, and you will find offices for Hertz, Avis, Sixt, Europcar, and National Atesa at both airport terminals at Barcelona Airport.

If your interests involve visiting art and architecture sites, the Sagrada Familia will be on your must-see list of Barcelona attractions. This impressive church was designed by Gaudi and has unique exterior and interior features. Other Gaudi-designed sites in Barcelona include Casa Batllo, Guell Palace, and Guell Park. Art and architecture lovers will also enjoy the Picasso Museum, Caixa Forum art gallery, and Pabellon Mies van der Rohe.

For a break from art, you can visit one of the unique neighborhoods of Barcelona, such as offbeat El Born or the Gothic Quarter, which has buildings dating back to medieval and Roman times. The Science Museum, Barcelona Zoo, and Barcelona Aquarium are hits with families vacationing in Barcelona.

Barcelona is a great vacation destination any time of year. Summer highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid-60s make this a good season to enjoy outdoor activities. However, July and August can get humid. Spring and fall both enjoy pleasant weather, although late fall can start to become rainy, so consider this if you plan to participate in any outdoor activities. Winter tends to be mild and rainy, with occasional thunderstorms and frequent light showers. Because January and February tend to see fewer visitors, prices in Barcelona tend to be lower during this time.

Traveling from Chicago to Barcelona

Whether your interests lie in art and architecture or you simply want to explore a fun and fascinating European city, Barcelona is a great choice for a vacation destination any time of year. With discounts on air tickets from Chicago to Barcelona, vacation packages and more, is your source for access to this Mediterranean destination.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Barcelona now?
If you’re concerned about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from Chicago to Barcelona, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Barcelona?
With the shortest possible flight time from O’Hare Airport to Josep Tarradellas Barcelona–El Prat Airport being 9 hours and 35 minutes, you’ll want to have a few in-flight survival strategies up your sleeve. An eye-mask, a neck pillow and earplugs should be among the essentials you pack in your hand luggage.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Barcelona?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Barcelona have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Barcelona with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Barcelona without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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