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Situated in southern California, Los Angeles is a major tourist destination known for its entertainment scene.
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Last checked on 06 December 2023
Local, one-way ticket
Trains in Los Angeles are 32% cheaper than in Barcelona.
The average meal is 54% more expensive in Los Angeles than in Barcelona.
Standard daytime start rate
Taxis are 70% more expensive in Los Angeles than in Barcelona.
Coffee is 125% more expensive in Los Angeles than in Barcelona.
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To and from the airports
Flights from Barcelona
Barcelona–El Prat Airport is Catalonia's main international airport and it is one of the busiest airports in Spain. The airport has two terminals; Terminal 1 was added in 2009 to cater to the increasing demands of teeming passengers. It was designed by the Catalan architect, Ricardo Bofill, and has over 160 check-in desks and a large shopping area.
The second terminal handles fewer flights and is used mainly by regional carriers. There are few direct flights from Barcelona to Los Angeles. However, major airline carriers operate over ten daily flights connecting via Paris, Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Zurich and New York City.
Getting to Barcelona airport
Barcelona El Prat Airport is situated in the southwest of the city, about 12km from its centre. If you want to use public transport, you can board the train from the city centre at Clot, Passeig de Gràcia or Barcelona Sants. Most hotels offer shuttle transfer services both to and from the airport. Accordingly, you can arrange for a direct transfer to the airport if you are staying at a hotel. There are many taxis in the city operated by different companies, but all are painted yellow and black. You can flag down a taxi to take you to the airport or preferably call for one to pick you up.
Getting to Los Angeles
Los Angeles features a wide range of exciting activities that will keep you occupied. For movie buffs, a visit to the vintage Hollywood sites is a must. You will be thrilled as you explore the TCL Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, as well as the only remaining television and film studio in Hollywood, Paramount Pictures.
Want to see some amazing architecture and discover artifacts in a museum? The Getty centre is the place to go. Only a few blocks from the Santa Monica Pier is the Third Street Promenade housing the open-air shopping mall where you can shop and also enjoy an entertaining time, watching gifted street performers.
Getting to the city centre
There are many ground transportation options to use from Los Angeles International Airport to get to the city centre or to other destinations. The FlyAway Buses operate on a regular schedule every day of the week and are available from the Lower Arrivals level with the destination marked on each bus.
They can take you to Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles where you can transfer to other locations: Hollywood, Van Nuys, Long Beach and Orange Line. If you are travelling in a group, the Shared Ride Vans would be a good option but you should have called the operating companies prior to your arrival. Taxis are also available from the Lower Arrivals level.
Frequently asked questions about flights from Barcelona to Los Angeles
How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Barcelona to Los Angeles?
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For flights from Barcelona to Los Angeles, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Barcelona and Los Angeles. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Los Angeles more expensive than Barcelona to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in Los Angeles costs an around 5.10 EUR euros, 70% more expensive than Barcelona, with a fare of 3.00 EUR euros,while train tickets cost 32% less in Los Angeles: 1.62 EUR euros against 2.40 EUR euros in Barcelona.Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 23.17 EUR euros in Los Angeles, 54% more than the 15.00 EUR euros in Barcelona.The price of a coffee is approximately 125% more expensive in Los Angeles, with an average of 5.03 EUR euros, while in Barcelona the coffee costs 2.24 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Barcelona to Los Angeles flights?
The most popular month for flights from Barcelona to Los Angeles are: July, May and June.
When is the best time to travel from Barcelona to Los Angeles?
A good period of the year to visit Los Angeles from Barcelona really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, August is the best month to fly to Los Angeles from Barcelona, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by September and June. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds March, February and January are the months with fewer searches for the route Barcelona - Los Angeles.
What is the duration of a flight from Barcelona to Los Angeles?
Flight time, on average, from Barcelona to Los Angeles is usually 12:44 hours on average, at an average distance of 9,755 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Los Angeles compared to Barcelona?
The average temperature in Barcelona the average temperature is 30.74 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm , Los Angeles's temperatures reach 36.22 during the hot season, with 3.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 1.09 degrees in Los Angeles, compared to the 3.49 average degrees reported in Barcelona. During the winter period, Barcelona can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Los Angeles have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Barcelona and Los Angeles?
The most common route form Barcelona to Los Angeles is: El Prat (BCN) to Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX). These airlines fly this route:
Norwegian Air Shuttle.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Barcelona to Los Angeles are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Barcelona to Los Angeles are:
Norwegian Air International, stopping in London for 120 minutes at least.