|Origin Airport IATA Code||BLQ|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||BCN|
|Direct Flight Airlines||American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Vueling, Iberia, British Airways|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||1:40PM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||1:40PM UTC|
You can book cheap flights from Bologna today when you use Orbitz.com as your personal trip planner. The main airport for the city is Bologna Airport, located about four miles outside of downtown. Some of the major airlines that use the airport daily are Air France, Air Italy, British Airways, Iberia, KLM and Lufthansa. Bologna Airport is currently undergoing major renovations to accommodate increasing passenger traffic.
Travelers who need to park a car longer than five hours are advised to use the medium/long-term parking area. Parking facility P2 is fully covered, protecting your vehicle from the elements. Short-term parking charges by the hour. Bologna Airport also has a special rate for weekend parking. You can book your parking ahead of time through the airport website.
An Aerobus shuttle travels between the railway station in downtown and the passenger terminal at Bologna Airport. The ride is usually 20 minutes. There are also direct bus lines from several communities in the neighboring regions. If you're traveling by car, the airport is easily accessible from the Bologna bypass road. When you plan your trip with Orbitz.com, you can also arrange a car rental.
Several cafes and snack bars are located inside the Bologna Airport terminal. If you choose Orbitz.com as your source for cheap flights from Bologna, you'll have the time and money to buy something nice at one of the duty-free shops.
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.
Two carriers fly nonstop from Bologna Airport (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi) to Barcelona Airport (BCN-Barcelona Intl.) — Vueling and Ryanair. They'll take you where you need to go quickly and comfortably.
If the weather is good and there are no unexpected hiccups, you could be landing at Barcelona Airport (BCN-Barcelona Intl.) from Bologna Airport (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi) in just 1 hour and 45 minutes. With such a fast flight time, think about taking just carry-on luggage.
The carriers that fly frequently between Bologna Airport (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi) and Barcelona Airport (BCN-Barcelona Intl.) include Vueling (VY). This popular option offers 56 flights on the route every month. If you need some more options, look up the fares with Ryanair (FR), which operates 34 flights from Bologna to Barcelona each month.
^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.