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The Louisville International Airport is located at 600 Terminal Drive, approximately six miles from downtown Louisville. Eight airlines service the airport-American Airlines, Bahamas Air, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, US Airways and Vision Airlines. Orbitz.com makes is easy to find good rates on flights from Louisville. The website searches available domestic and international flights to find airline tickets with low fares.
The airport has four different options for long-term parking. The long-term parking garage and credit card lot allow people to park on a long-term basis for $13 per day or $78 per week. The long-term parking lot costs $9 per day or $54 per week. The airport also offers valet parking for $24 per day. A courtesy shuttle runs from the long-term parking lot to the airport terminal every 10 to 15 minutes. The Transit Authority of River City (TARC) provides bus service that runs from downtown Louisville to the airport. Bus tickets cost $1.75. Yellow Cab has a flat rate for passengers going from downtown Louisville to the airport. The cost is $19.55, and you need to call to make reservations for cab pickup. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using Orbitz.com. Purchasing your rental car and flight together in a package also saves you money on your flight.
If you don't have time to eat before you head to the airport, there are a few restaurant options available in the terminal. Concourse B features the Stars of Louisville Sports Pub and Quiznos. The airport also has a Starbucks, Burger King and KFC. If you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Louisville, you'll find great prices on flights, car rentals and more.
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.
It's a long way between Louisville and Barcelona — 9 hours and 42 minutes at least. But your time in your seat doesn't need to be difficult. Be prepared and pack the essentials like a jacket and a blanket.
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.
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.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.
To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.