Thinking of heading to Barcelona? Before booking your cheap flights from Bristol to Barcelona, you might like to check out these helpful hints and tips.
How to get to Bristol Airport
There are a number of ways to get to Bristol Airport (BRS) ahead of your flights from Bristol to Barcelona. The Airport Flyer Express departs Bristol bus station every 10 minutes and takes half an hour to reach the airport. There are also several regional buses and coaches that serve the airport. The airport is located just 13km from Bristol city centre and can be accessed by road via the M5 and the A38. The journey is around 20 minutes and the airport offers plenty of options for parking.
Bristol Airport: Overview
You’ll find it easy to navigate your way around the airport as you prepare to fly from Bristol to Barcelona. Bristol Airport has one terminal where all the gates are located. Signs and directions in the airport are clearly marked, so as long as you follow them you won’t get lost. There are plenty of choices for refreshments in the airport too with a good range of cafés, bars and restaurants, as well as multiple shops for any last-minute essentials you might need before you board your flights from Bristol to Barcelona.
Barcelona El-Prat Airport: Overview
Once your flights from Bristol to Barcelona land you’ll have plenty of choice on how to make your way from Barcelona El-Prat (BCN) to the city centre. You can drive to the city centre in around 20 minutes using the C-31 motorway. Find the best deals on car hire using Ryanair Car Hire. The train from terminal 1 to Passeig de Gràcia station provides a transfer to the Barcelona Metro system. There is also the underground metro link to the city or Transports Metropolitan de Barcelona’s number 46 route which will bring you to central Barcelona.
What to expect on arrival in Barcelona
Barcelona is an incredible city for a weekend break or longer holiday, offering a huge choice of things to do and see.
Some of the best bars and restaurants in Spain are located in Barcelona so during your trip make sure you try some of the local cuisine - you won’t be disappointed.
If you’re a football fan, a trip to the Nou Camp has to be top of your list. Home to one of the most successful clubs in world soccer, FC Barcelona, the club’s museum provides a fascinating insight into the club’s history. If you’re looking for some adventure, consider making the day trip to PortAventura World in Salou for some adrenaline-pumping rides. Find out more things to do in Barcelona on Try Somewhere New.
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From Bristol to Barcelona: Practical Information
Getting around Barcelona is easy. The metro, trams and FGC are probably the most efficient, and cheapest forms of transport. Barcelona is a great city to see by bike as well, so if you’re looking to see the sights while keeping fit, rent a bike and start exploring. The city has fully integrated bike lanes and with 10% of the city covered by parks, you’ll have loads of places to cycle freely.
Weather: If you fly from Bristol to Barcelona during the summer you can expect to experience very hot weather, with temperatures hovering between 27°C and 30°C between June and September. Winters are warm enough too with highs of 17°C. February to April might be the best time to visit if you want to stroll or cycle in comfort.
Make sure to pack a travel adaptor if you want to use your electronic devices during your visit. Don’t forget the local currency is the euros, so you’ll need to convert your pounds before your flights from Bristol to Barcelona.
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Now that you have a better idea of what is waiting for you in the Catalonian capital, check out Ryanair’s massive selection of Bristol to Barcelona cheap flights.