Barcelona Airport Departures
If you're travelling from Barcelona airport soon we hope you find our Barcelona airport departures guide helpful and find everything you need to know to enjoy a stress-free start to your trip.
Departures at Barcelona Airport - FAQs
How early should I arrive at Barcelona Airport?
It's recommended to arrive at Barcelona Airport at least 3 hours before your departure time for international flights, and 2 hours before the departure time for domestic flights.
What's the address for Barcelona Airport?
08820 El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Are there 2 airports in Barcelona?
There is only one airport in Barcelona, the Josep Tarradellas Barcelona–El Prat Airport, or as it's more commonly known as Barcelona Airport (BCN).
Is BCN the same as El Prat?
Yes. BCN, which is the airport code for Barcelona airport, is the same as Barcelona El Prat Airport. It's sometimes referred to as El Prat Airport due to its proximity to the nearby town of El Prat de Llobregat on the outskirts of Barcelona.
Is Barcelona airport far from the city centre?
Barcelona airport is approximately 15 km (or 9.3 miles) from the city centre, with most transfers taking between 30-40 minutes.
Barcelona Airport Departures Overview
Barcelona Airport Terminal Information
There are two terminals at Barcelona airport: Terminal 1 (T1) and Terminal 2 (T2). Terminal 1, which opened in 2009 is the newest and main terminal that serves most of the major airlines. Terminal 2 is divided into 3 buildings: T2A, T2B and T2C. You can easily walk between the T2 sub terminals but if you need to travel between T1 and T2, you'll need to catch the shuttle bus that operates every 5 minutes.
Major airlines flying from and to Barcelona airport include:
|Airline Name||Airline Code||Terminal||Contact Number|
|Aer Lingus||EI||2||902 502 737|
|Air Arabia||3O||2||807 299 517|
|Air Europa||UX||1||902 401 501|
|Air France||AF||1||913 753 335|
|American Airlines||AA||1||902 054 654|
|Austrian Airlines||OS||1||902 551 257|
|British Airways||BA||1||902 111 333|
|Brussels Airlines||SN||1||807 220 003|
|easyJet||U2||2||902 599 900|
|Emirates||EK||1||912 757 792|
|Eurowings||EW||2||900 838 113|
|Iberia||IB||1||901 111 500|
|Jet2.com||LS||2||902 881 269|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||KL||1||913 754 546|
|Lufthansa||LH||1||902 883 882|
|Norwegian Air||DY||2||902 848 080|
|Qatar Airways||QR||1||914 183 870|
|Ryanair||FR||2||00 44 871 246 0011|
|Swiss International Air Lines||LX||1||901 116 712|
|TAP Air Portugal||TP||1||901 116 718|
|Turkish Airlines||TK||1||913 754 189|
|United Airlines||UA||1||932 930 648|
|Virgin Atlantic||VS||--||0344 874 7747|
|Vueling||VY||1||02 808 005|
|Wizz Air||W6||2||807 444 041|
Barcelona Airport Travel Information
Barcelona airport has brilliant public transport connectivity, especially if you're travelling from the city centre. There are 5 main transport options: Aerobús, bus, train, metro and taxi. The Aerobús is a particularly popular option for those transfering from the city centre thanks to the fast and affordable service - the journey takes around 35 minutes and costs €9.75. There are also several public bus routes from the city centre and nearby areas that offer direct access to the airport. The airport train station is located at Terminal 2 (T2B) which makes travelling from the surrounding area by train an incredibly convenient option. The metro connects both terminals with Barcelona's underground - the line that serves the airport is L9 Sud. For those travelling by taxi you'll find taxi ranks directly outside T1 and T2.
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