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Compare Cheap Sydney to Barcelona Flights
Book cheap flights from Sydney to Barcelona and explore Spain's stunning seaside city. Home to gorgeous scenery, incredible architecture and an old-world ambience, there's something to discover around every corner. With flights from Sydney taking more than 24 hours, Barcelona is the perfect destination for those long summer breaks. You'll have more than enough time to soak up the culture, wander along the 2,000-year-old streets and unleash your inner football fan. With an excellent public transport system and kid-friendly activities, it’s an excellent city break destination for solo travellers or families.
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Best time to visit Barcelona
The best time to visit Barcelona
The best time to visit Barcelona is right before the busy summer months. From April to May, the weather is warm, and there are plenty of festivals to attend. Plus, you'll scoop up lower prices on return flights from Sydney to Barcelona. July to August is when the rest of Europe comes to Barcelona for the holidays. Expect perfect summer weather as well as high hotel and airfare prices. Plan your trip to Barcelona between the autumn and winter months if you're on a budget. The Mediterranean will be too cold for a dip, but you won't have to elbow your way through tourists to visit popular attractions like the Sagrada Familia.
Departing From Sydney
Sydney International Airport (SYD) is one of the busiest airports in Australia. It operates connecting flights from SYD to Barcelona (BCN) with major airlines like Emirates, Qatar and Singapore Airways. You can choose from a variety of layover destinations such as Dubai, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Getting to Sydney Airport Airport
Avoid Sydney's notorious traffic jams and take the T8 Airport Line train to the airport. It runs every day from 5am to midnight and departs the CBD every 10 minutes. The cheapest way to get to Sydney International Airport is with a local bus. Take route 400, and you'll get dropped off at the departure terminals for only $5.60 AUD per person. Alternatively, if you have large bags and limited time, you can take an Uber or a metered taxi to the airport. A single trip costs on average $45 to $55 AUD and takes 20 minutes.
Parking at Sydney Airport
Sydney Airport has a variety of parking options for international and domestic travellers. You can even book your parking spot online to save money and time.
Where to Park at Sydney Airport
- Guaranteed space: This is the most convenient option for international travellers. It's a three-minute walk to the T1 terminal and is only available through online bookings.
- P7: Located five minutes from Terminal T1, P7 offers travellers easy access to the check-in counters. Pre-booking is not necessary, and it costs $61 AUD per day.
- Blue Emu: For the cheapest parking rates at Sydney Airport, leave your car here. It's an off-site parking lot located 15-minutes away but offers a free 24-hour shuttle to and from the airport.
Arriving in Barcelona
Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) is the second largest airport in Spain. It's also one of the busiest, operating flights from all over the world.
How to Get from Barcelona–El Prat Airport to Your Barcelona Hotel or Accommodation
Barcelona-El Prat Airport is located 12 km from Barcelona's city centre. Aerobuses are a fast shuttle service that run every five to 10 minutes from Terminal 1 and 2. A one-way trip costs 5.90 EUR and the journey takes 35 minutes. Another convenient and fast way to get into the city is with the high-speed trains. A single train ticket costs 4.20 EUR, and it takes about 25 minutes. There is also a metro station at the airport. L9 Sud departs from the airport every seven minutes from 5am to 2am and tickets cost 4.60 EUR (7.21 AUD) per person. The cheapest way to get from the airport into the CBD is with the local bus. Route number 46 leaves from T1 and T2 every 30 minutes and tickets cost 2.20 EUR (3.45 AUD). Metered taxis are available at the airport outside the arrivals terminal. Trips into the CBD take around 30 minutes and cost 30 EUR (47.03 AUD).
Things to do
Things to do in Barcelona
Visit the Basilica de la Sagrada Familia
The Basilica is one of Europe's most renowned and unconventional churches. It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site that dominates Barcelona's skyline with its 18 soaring towers.
Explore Parc Guell
Parc Guell is Gaudi's surrealist park. It's another UNESCO-listed site and is full of whimsical architectural elements that made Gaudi famous. Stop by the colourful terrace to get a panoramic view of the city!
Wander around the Gothic Quarter
Walk around the 2,000-year-old streets, and you'll find excellent examples of Gothic architecture, a medieval cathedral and the spot where Christopher Columbus met the Catholic Monarchs after his first voyage to the New World.