Flights from Kansas City
Kansas City International Airport
Planning domestic or international flights from Kansas City is easy using Orbitz.com. The site allows travelers to search a variety of airlines at once to locate the best deals. The Kansas City International Airport is located approximately 19 miles from downtown on Brasilia Avenue. The airport has 15 airlines and offers nonstop service to 51 different locations. Airlines include Southwest, Frontier and United Airlines.
Parking at the Airport
Kansas City International Airport offers a variety of parking options. All parking lots are open 24 hours a day, and fees are posted at each lot. The economy lot is free for the first two hours, which makes it perfect for dropping off or picking up travelers. Garage and lot parking is available, with shuttle service running to and from the airport. Fees are charged by the hour or by the day. Valet parking is offered for all guests. Fees for valet parking include shuttle service and luggage assistance, and a frequent parker program offers discounts to travelers.
Kansas City Airport Transportation
Kansas City Airport has a variety of ground transportation options to and from the airport. Many hotels offer free shuttles to and from the airport. Bus and taxi services are available, and fees usually vary depending on the distance traveled. Orbitz.com can help you locate a car or limo rental service at discount prices. Many car rental services will provide discounts with proof of an air ticket.
Airport Restaurant Information
Travelers who get to the airport early may wish to grab a bite to eat before their flight. Restaurants include Starbucks Coffee and Burger King. Using Orbitz.com will ensure you receive the best rates on flights from Kansas City.
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.
Hotel SB Plaza EuropaCalle Ciències 11-13, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in Sants-Montjuic, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Fira Barcelona, Placa d'Espanya, and Magic Fountain of Montjuic. Camp Nou and National Art Museum ...
Barcelona Airport HotelPlaza de la Volateria, 3, El Prat de Llobregat 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Fira Barcelona, Casa Batllo, and Palau de la Musica Catalana. Placa d'Espanya and Magic Fountain ...
Majestic Hotel & Spa BarcelonaPasseig De Gracia, 68, Barcelona 5.0 out of 5.0
This hotel is located on Passeig de Gràcia in the Eixample district, 2 blocks from Gaudí's La Pedrera and 1 kilometer from Barcelona's markets and galleries ...
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