Book flights from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Barcelona (BCN)
Flying from Abu Dhabi
Flights from Abu Dhabi depart from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), which is located approximately 26 kilometers outside of the city. Over 50 different airlines fly from Abu Dhabi International Airport to 85 destinations spread throughout 49 countries around the world.
Abu Dhabi International Airport Information
Like the city it serves, the airport is currently experiencing a period of rapid expansion, and is one of the fastest-growing airports in the world in terms of passenger traffic. Set to be completed in 2017, the new MTC terminal building will be one of the largest of its kind in the region, reaching a height of 52 meters and boasting enough space to encompass three whole football fields. Once open, the terminal will house a dizzying array of stores and restaurants, a massive indoor relaxation park, and a five-star hotel directly outside.
Getting to the Airport in Abu Dhabi
A bus to Abu Dhabi International Airport leaves every 40 minutes, 24 hours a day, with a journey time of approximately 45 minutes. A luxury airport taxi to Abu Dhabi International Airport is also available around the clock, but is more expensive than bus travel.
Arriving in Barcelona
Charmingly eccentric and undeniably hip, Barcelona and its people defy convention. While its pleasant location along the temperate Costa Brava has inevitably drawn a great many international flights to Barcelona brimming with holiday visitors, Barcelona stubbornly retains its distinctive and intoxicating local flavor.
First Time in Barcelona
There is almost too much to do in Barcelona – it can be overwhelming. Tour the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona) for a look into some evocative Spanish art, or take a day and relax on Barceloneta Beach.
Food lovers will find local fusion cuisine in Eixample as well as the Barri Gòtic. Families should purchase tickets to Barcelona’s Parc d’Atraccions del Tibidabo, a funicular-accessible amusement park at the summit of the city’s mountain overlook.
Making the Most of Your Barcelona Holiday
The region’s year-round mild climate means any time is a good time to travel to Barcelona, though beach-loungers may prefer the warmer summer months. To save money, travelers can easily find cheap hotels in Barcelona’s Barri Gòtic, if they don’t mind the exuberance of evening revelers. Be sure to book your tickets as far in advance as possible to ensure the best flight deals to Barcelona. Avoid airport queues with the convenient Web Check-In service.