Barcelona International Airport is also called El Prat airport. This major airport is the largest in Catalonia and Spain’s second largest behind Madrid Barajas International Airport.
Major airlines serving El Prat are Aer Lingus, BMI baby, Delta Air Lines, Jet2.com, Monarch Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, easyJet, Continental, Flyglobespan, Spanair and Iberia.
Location — The airport is located 12km (8 miles) southwest of central Barcelona hotels. It is just 3 km from the Port of Barcelona, one of the most important ports in the Mediterranean.
Time zone — GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : From Barcelona city centre, take the Barcelona ring road, with the airport exit via the Pata Sur.
The airport access road is the Barcelona-Castelldefels C-31 motorway, which connects with the Barcelona-Sitges C-32 motorway.
Address — Prat de Llobregat s/n 08820, Spain
Airport Code — BCN
Country Code — 34
Car Hire — Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National Atesa and Sol Mar are all represented at the airport, with offices located on the ground floor of Terminals B and C.
Public Transport — #Rail : RENFE’s line 10 suburban train links the airport with the city centre Estació de Franςa (tel: (902) 240 202 and intermediate stops (journey time – 32 minutes).
— #Bus : There is an Aerobus service to Plaça de Catalunya, departing from in front of all terminals. Bus 105 departs from Terminals B and C, to El Prat; buses 106 and 46 also depart from Terminals B and C. Bus information is available.
— #Taxi: Taxi ranks are located outside the terminals (journey time – 25 minutes).
From Barcelona you can easily travel by train from either Franca and Sants railway stations to various destinations in Spain.