When you select one of the many cheap flights from Oviedo, Spain, available through Orbitz.com, chances are the flight will depart from Asturias Airport, located 28 miles from Oviedo. Nine airlines serve this regional airport.
Asturias Airport offers a 770-space parking facility for short- and long-term parking. A half-hour of parking costs about 67 euro cents. Long-term parking costs 10.95 euros per day for the first four days and 8.75 per day beginning with the fifth day. There are three automatic payment machines in the parking lot, and manual payment is possible at a cash desk in the arrivals terminal.
The Alsa intercity bus company runs a bus from the central bus station in Oviedo to the airport. It departs every hour on the hour, beginning at 6 a.m. and ending at 10 p.m. The price is 8.50 euros, including all taxes and fees. Taxis from central Oviedo cost approximately 55 euros, and Radio Taxi Ciudad de Oviedo is a reliable company that you can call to arrange your taxi ride. To make sure everything is ready for you at your destination, use the travel planner feature on Orbitz.com to book a hotel or rental car along with your budget flight from Oviedo.
You can relax and enjoy a full meal at La Pausa restaurant in the passenger zone of the departures hall, or you can grab a cup of coffee along with a sandwich or a snack at the Caffricio coffee shop in the departures hall public area. No matter what refreshments you choose before you board your plane, you will feel more relaxed when you select Orbitz.com for booking cheap flights from Oviedo.
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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