|Origin Airport IATA Code||RIX|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||BCN|
If you want to take an exciting vacation, consider booking your flights from Riga with Orbitz.com. Riga International Airport services Riga and its surrounding area. The airport is located six miles west of the city center, and it is the largest airport in the Baltic states. Czech Airlines, Estonian Air, Finnair, Iberia Express, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Turkish Airlines, and Transaero Airlines all serve this airport.
Riga International Airport offers both long-term and short-term parking. Short-term parking is located in sections P2 and P3 of the airport. The first four hours will cost two lats, while 24 hours will cost you six lats. Long-term parking is available in section P3 of the airport. The daily rate for long-term parking is three lats.
Riga International Airport offers a variety of ground transportation services. There are city buses, shuttle buses, and taxis readily available. City bus #22 is wheelchair accessible and loads passengers at Sector E of the airport. The shuttle busses operate within the hour.
Riga International Airport offers a variety of dining options for travelers. Coffee Nation is located in Sector C of the airport and offers a variety of coffees, teas and pastries. The Pizza Bar is located in Sector A of the airport and serves a variety of gourmet pizza slices. There is also a T.G.I. Fridays located in Sector C of the airport. Remember to choose Orbitz.com when booking flights from Riga.
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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