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Flights Manchester to Barcelona

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Departure Tue, 27 Apr Return Tue, 27 Apr
MAN Manchester
BCN Barcelona
return from £42
Departure Sat, 08 May Return Mon, 17 May
MAN Manchester
BCN Barcelona
return from £29
Route information
Barcelona is one of Europe's favoured destinations, offering visitors unlimited attractions and sights.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.15 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.88 GBP
Last checked on 12 April 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Barcelona are 30% cheaper than in Manchester.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Barcelona is 31% cheaper than a meal in Manchester.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 10% more expensive in Barcelona than in Manchester.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Barcelona is 44% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ( Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
Barcelona airports
  • ( El Prat (BCN)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Reus (REU)
    How far from city centre: 57 miles
  • ( Costa Brava (GRO)
    How far from city centre: 51 miles
K Distance: 861 miles

Travelling to and from the airports

Flights from Manchester

Known as the north of England's global gateway, Manchester Airport handles around 19 million passengers per year and flights to around 200 destinations worldwide. It regularly operates Barcelona flights from the UK, which can leave from one of its three terminals, connected by a Skylink walkway. The airport dates back to 1938, when it was known as Ringway Airport. It became an RAF base during the war and later on operated frequent Concorde flights. In 2012, the airport was awarded Best UK Airport by the Travel Weekly Globe Awards. The airport has a good selection of on-site shopping, duty free and restaurants to keep you entertained while you wait for your flight.

Travel to Manchester airport

Manchester to Barcelona flights leave from one of Manchester Airport's three terminals. The airport is conveniently located for different towns and cities in the north of England. It is nine miles outside Manchester city centre, situated off the M56 motorway, close to the M6 and M60 motorways. There are regular train services that run from the city centre via the Transpennine Express and Northern Rail services (about 20 minutes). There are also numerous buses that run between the airport and the city including the 200, 18 (via The Trafford Centre), 43 and 105. A metrolink tram connects Cornbrook with the airport (tram connections link up to Cornbrook from the city centre).

Arriving in Barcelona

Barcelona offers an endless range of world-renowned sights, an abundance of great restaurants and a lively cosmopolitan ambience. The architecture alone makes a visit to Barcelona worthy, with evidence of Gaudi's handiwork throughout the city, from the eye-popping Sagrada Familia to kaleidoscopic Park Guell. The Gothic Quarter is not to be missed, with its network of shaded streets lined with historic buildings, traditional cafes and atmospheric bars. To understand more about Catalan culture head to Palau Nacional and then explore the hillsides of Montjuic overlooking sweeping city views. End the day at one of Barcelona's many beaches where the party gets started as the sun goes down.

Travelling to the city centre

Flights from Manchester to Barcelona can arrive at Terminal 1 or Terminal 2 of Barcelona El Prat Airport, approximately nine miles from the city centre. It is not possible to walk between the terminals but there is a shuttle bus. To get to the city centre, you can take the Aerobus service 1 (from Terminal 1) and Aerobus service 2 (from Terminal 2). There is also a 46 bus that runs via both terminals. Arrivals at night can take the N17 night bus from Terminal 1 or the N16 night bus from Terminal 2. Additionally, a Renfe train connects the city centre with Terminal 2. Numerous taxis can be picked up outside the terminal building.

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