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Flights Madrid (MAD) - Barcelona (BCN)

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Departure Wed, 19 May Return Tue, 25 May
MAD Madrid
BCN Barcelona
return from 47€
Departure Thu, 10 Jun Return Sun, 13 Jun
MAD Madrid
BCN Barcelona
return from 46€
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Gothic architecture meets avant-garde culture in Barcelona; an important center of European civilization.
Currency and cost comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 50% more expensive in Barcelona than in Madrid.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Barcelona costs roughly the same as in Madrid.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi in Barcelona costs roughly the same as in Madrid.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Barcelona is 8% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid airports
  • ( Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD)
    How far from city centre: 13 kms
  • ( Torrejon (TOJ)
    How far from city centre: 24 kms
Barcelona airports
  • ( El Prat (BCN)
    How far from city centre: 12 kms
  • ( Reus (REU)
    How far from city centre: 92 kms
  • ( Costa Brava (GRO)
    How far from city centre: 82 kms
K Distance: 505 kms

To and from the airports

Flights from Madrid

Madrid is the capital of Spain and a European capital of culture and finance. Madrid is served by the Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, also known as Madrid–Barajas Airport. The airport has been operational since 1931 and is widely visited by millions of travelers each year.

Madrid–Barajas Airport is located 9 kilometers from Madrid's city center and links the Iberian Peninsula with the rest of the world. With four terminals and one of the largest airport buildings in the world, Madrid to Barcelona flights take off from this airport for a reason. Terminal 4 was designed by Antonio Lamela and Richard Rogers, and is styled as a stress-free zone for travelers.

Getting to Madrid airport

Madrid–Barajas Airport is conveniently located within the city limits and is just 13 kilometers from Madrid's historic center. You can take the Madrid Metro's Line 8 and get off at Terminal 2 or at Terminal 4 stations. Terminals 1 and 3 can be accessed from Terminal 2 station. You can also choose to take EMT bus 200, which stops right outside terminals 1, 2 and 4. Other options include taking taxis and private cars, but these can prove to be very expensive. Expect a journey of between 30 and 45 minutes, depending on the mode of transportation. Return flights to Madrid from Barcelona arrive at this very same airport.

Getting to Barcelona

With its Baroque buildings and modern architecture, Barcelona is a global center of fashion, art and culture. There is always something to see and do in this vibrant Catalan city. Take a walk through the Barri Gòtic, which is the old city center. Visit one of the many quaint cafes, and treat yourself to strong Spanish coffee. Visit the many UNESCO World Heritage Sites that dot the city, such as Casa Vicens, Sagrada Familia and Palau de la Musica Catalana. Barcelona is also known for its nightlife and beaches. Do not forget to soak in some Spanish sun, and later, party at the numerous nightclubs across the city.

Arriving to the city centre

Barcelona–El Prat Airport is connected to the city center via buses, trains and the metro. Hop on the Rodalies commuter train from T2 station and get off at the Passeig de Gracia station in central Barcelona. You can also take the L9 Sud (orange line) of Barcelona Metro at the Aeroport T1 and Aeroport T2 stations. This line is connected to other lines which go towards the city center. An easier option is to take the Aerobus direct transfers from T1 and T2 to Placa Catalunya in the heart of the city. The wide range of options make it easy to get to Barcelona–El Prat Airport to fly to Madrid from Barcelona.

El Prat - Customer reviews

5.0 /5
Reviews: 2
5.0 /5
Date 2019-01-06 Age 51-70 City argentina

Todo estuvo bien

5.0 /5
Date 2018-06-17 Age 31-50 City Spain

Great airport service with amazing facilities. Toilet cleans and everything new. Not noisy. Easy security control.

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