Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights from Prague, so you can stay within your budget on your next trip. The Prague RuzynÄ› International Airport provides services to Prague and the surrounding areas. It is located six miles west of the city center and is the largest airport in the Czech Republic. Over 50 airlines, including Aer Lingus, British Airways and Delta, provide domestic and international services.
Both short-term and long-term parking is available at the airport. For short-term parking, you can expect to pay about 50 CZK to 60 CZK. You can receive a quote for long-term parking on the airport's website. You can also book parking ahead of time. Car washing and detailing services are also available.
Prague has a bus system that stops at both terminals every 10 minutes. From downtown, you can take the city metro to the bus that will take you to the airport. A ticket will cost you CZK 40, but this includes both the metro and bus fare. There are two companies that provide taxi service to the airport. Either can take you to the airport from the city center for about CZK 500. If you need ground transport, check Orbitz.com for great deals.
The airport has over 30 restaurants for you to choose from, including everything from McDonald's to fine dining, if you want to get a bite to eat before your flight leaves. There are also 85 shops right in the airport, so you can do some shopping while you wait. If you are looking for cheap flights from Prague, check Orbitz.com first.
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.
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.
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.
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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