Flying from Saarbrücken
All flights from Saarbrücken depart from Saarbrücken Airport (SCN), located just over 15 kilometers from the city center. The airport has one passenger terminal. Because Saarbrücken Airport is not equipped with sky bridges, walk-on and bus boarding are used for all flights. Services for passengers with reduced mobility are available upon request.
Saarbrücken Airport Information
The airport operates an airport store, giving visitors an opportunity to do their last-minute shopping including snacks, reading material, and comfort items. Dining options include two restaurants, a bar and a beer garden. Conference rooms and high-speed Internet allow visitors to conduct business between flights.
Getting to Saarbrücken Airport
There are several options for traveling to the airport in Saarbrücken. The RSW Regionalbus operates a bus to Saarbrücken Airport from Saarbrücken central train station as well as from Blieskastel. A taxi to Saarbrücken Airport from the central train station takes approximately 20 minutes. The Saarbahn tram runs a train to Saarbrücken Airport from its central station. The trams leave every 7-15 minutes. For complete tram information, including exact departure times, contact the Saarbahn main office. Additionally, you can arrange for an airport shuttle. Check with your hotel’s front desk for company options and pick-up times.
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.