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Cheap flights to Barcelona

What's Barcelona like?

From the shopaholic's dream of Las Ramblas to Gaudi's surreal Sagrada Familia, Barcelona is a unique city full of personality. Spend your days lazing on the Mediterranean beaches, watch the football at the Nou Camp or soak up the atmosphere with a plate of paella.

Which airlines fly to Barcelona?

Although there are no direct flights to Europe from New Zealand, it is possible to get to Barcelona with 1 layover on the way.

Emirates has the most flights on this route, but you can also fly with other airlines like Air China, Air New Zealand and Lufthansa.

How long is the flight to Barcelona?

Auckland to Barcelona

27 hours 10 minutes (1 stop)

Christchurch to Barcelona

27 hours 55 minutes (2 stops)

Queenstown to Barcelona

27 hours 45 minutes (2 stops)

Wellington to Barcelona

27 hours 40 minutes (2 stops)

What is the best time to visit Barcelona?

Barcelona has pleasant weather from May to October. The winters from December to February are chilly, but snow is rare. April is the wettest month.

If you're interested in catching a football game, the La Liga season runs from August to May.

Do I need a visa for Barcelona?

No. New Zealand passport holders can visit Spain for up to 90 days without a visa.

How expensive is Barcelona?

Barcelona's prices are very similar to those in New Zealand. While some costs like meals out may be more expensive, bottles of wine and beer are a lot cheaper.

The currency in Spain is the euro.

Arriving in Barcelona

Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) is Spain's 2nd busiest airport behind Madrid. Barcelona Airport is 12km from the city centre. You can make this journey by bus, train or taxi.

The airport has 2 terminals. Terminal 1 is the bigger of the pair, while Terminal 2 is primarily used by low cost airlines.

Once through customs, arriving passengers have the chance to sample local cuisine, buy last-minute holiday supplies and take out euros for their trip.

Useful tips about Barcelona

Learn how to get the best deal on flights to Europe.

Although Spanish is the official language, locals often prefer to speak Catalan. Learning a few phrases of the local tongue will see you get favourable service in bars and restaurants.

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Please note: all information is correct as of December, 2017.

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