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This Route is Operated by:
Vueling, Air Europa
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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
1 hours 28 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Barcelona|
|Flights arrive in:||Madrid|
|Airlines:||Vueling, Air Europa|
Direct flights from Barcelona to Madrid rarely take much longer than one hour of travel time. Vueling provide the first flight of the day which departs Barcelona El-Prat at 7:00 a.m. For those wishing to catch a later flight, Iberia typically offer the last service on most days - a flight that takes off at 9:15 p.m. Whilst Vueling and Iberia remain the major providers for this route, Air Europa also offer a couple of direct flights from Barcelona to Madrid on certain days - usually one at midday and another in the evening.
Barcelona-El Prat airport is conveniently located just 12km from the city centre, with a plentiful supply of public transport services providing links between them. Whilst there is currently no Metro service that ventures across from the city to El-Prat airport, the number 46 TMB airport coach service offers a route that takes between thirty and forty minutes. The NitBus overnight coach service also caters for commuters who are catching evening flights and runs regularly between El-Prat and Barcelona city centre from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. The RENFE train line is also a great way to get from the city to the airport, with services running every fifteen minutes and taking less than half an hour in travel time.
An embodiment of Spanish culture in every sense, Madrid is one of the most vibrant capital cities in the world, boasting magnificent architectural and cultural sights that lure in multinational visitors from every corner of the world. Madrid-Barajas Airport houses four huge terminals - each of them well connected to public transport in order to provide easy access routes into the city centre. There is a 24-hour bus service, or jump on the metro or the light rail service, your journey into the centre of Madrid won't take you any longer than thirty minutes.