Barcelona International Airport

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Traveling to Barcelona? Book your stay in hotels near Barcelona International Airport (BCN) for a central location. Your hotel is within a ten to fifteen minute drive from the airport and the hotels usually feature a complimentary airport shuttle to make your commute easy. You can expect great amenities such as an on-site restaurant, on-site bar, swimming pool and sauna. A fitness center and a business center are also located on-site. These hotels, such as the TRYP Barcelona Airport Hotel, Barcelona Airport Hotel, the Best Western Alfa Airport, and the Frontair Congress, offer you simplistic luxury that truly helps you relax during your stay in Barcelona.

You are also within a twenty to twenty-five minute commute to La Rambla and all the excitement of downtown Barcelona. Dining, luxury shopping, and entertainment flourish in downtown. You can easily sight-see in downtown or visit the art museums. With this location type, you still have an easy commute back to your quiet oasis near the Barcelona International Airport. Business travelers also benefit from staying near the airport. The airport is s great departure point when you are commuting to local business branches.

Get to know the airport

The Barcelona International Airport is the second largest in Spain, Madrid Barajas Airport being the largest. It is also the 20th busiest in the world as well as the main airport of Catalonia. It is the main base of Vueling, Ryanair, and Air Europa. It services flights domestically as well as European, North African and Latin America. North America, Asia, the Middle East (Jordon, Egypt, Israel) Senegal and Gambia are also serviced here.

The Barcelona-Madrid air service was affectionately known as the “air bridge” between the continents and had the highest number of operating flights in 2007. In 2014 the Barcelona International Airport saw 37.5 million passengers and higher numbers as each year passes. As a result of all the high traffic that comes through the airport, the hotels near the Barcelona International Airport ensure you a comfortable night’s sleep that will have you coming back for a second stay.

Getting Around

The hotels near Barcelona International Airport (BCN), particularly the TYRP Barcelona Airport Hotel, the Barcelona Airport Hotel, and the Best Western Alfa Airport Hotel provide you with a complimentary airport shuttle to and from the airport. Car rental desks are on-site of the front desk agent can aid you in procuring a rental. The downtown metro system is quite efficient for your sight-seeing needs but getting into downtown is a shorter commute when you have your own vehicle. You can certainly use the public bus system to get you to downtown but it will add about 30 minutes to your commute. You would save yourself some precious time if you either rent a car and then park it in downtown and use the metro, or take a taxi into downtown from your hotel. Some of the hotels near the Barcelona International Airport offer complimentary shuttle services to the port for cruise passenger’s needs or to short distance around the hotel.

Additional Info

It is generally a good idea to bring an outlet converter kit so you don’t have to search for some while you are traveling internationally. The hotels near Barcelona International Airport (BCN) offer you a complimentary hairdryer so you won’t need to pack one. Finally, the front desk staffs in these hotels near the airport are multilingual and can usually suggest great places to dine out or visit while you are in Barcelona.