Flying and driving to Barcelona, Spain
Getting to Barcelona
Getting to Barcelona is possible by air, road, sea and rail so there are many choices for getting to Barcelona. Below we take a look at the 4 options in more detail
Flying to Barcelona
There are 3 airports you can choose to fly into Barcelona and you have the choice of dozens of airlines.
The 3 Barcelona airports are:
- Barcelona International airport located in El Prat which is 10 Km from the centre of Barcelona. There are airport buses, plenty of cabs and also a train you can use, to get to and from the airport.
- Girona airport is not really in Barcelona because it is isolated 50 minutes drive North in the town of Girona. This airport though still serves Barcelona and with some very cheap budget flights via the likes of Ryanair, many people opt for this option. There are coaches laid on to Barcelona central bus station and the fare is quite small.
Reus airport is 90 km from central Barcelona and is located just south of the town of Tarragona. This airport also is great for budget flights although this is arguably the least attractive of the 3 airports for flying to Barcelona.
There are a number of options for flights to Spain and all 3 airports have their pros and cons. If looking for the cheapest flights, try Reus and Girona Barcelona serving airports.
You can also learn more about navigating and wayfinding in Spain via: www.travelwayfinding.com online.
Driving to Barcelona
You will need to have your wits about you if you are not familiar with the erratic style that exists in Barcelona and some other Spanish cities.
By road you can drive from the South of France on the main road straight down the coast on the E-15 road to Barcelona and from the South you can drive North from cities such as Valencia on the E-15. From Madrid the E-90 is likely to the road you need to drive to and from Barcelona.
If you are looking for Cheap Holidays in Spain there are some excellent options and cities such as Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia are definitely worth considering. All are also fine for driving holidays and maybe a trip to all three one the one trip!
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