Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ryanair, Vueling and Iberia have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Barcelona-El Prat. Confirm policies on booking site.
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The average direct flight takes 2h 40m, covering a distance of 1042 miles.
There are 22 (direct) flights between Edinburgh and Barcelona per week, averaging 3 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Ryanair (£8) and Vueling (£33), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Ryanair (£16) and Multiple Airlines (£32).
Ryanair flies 10 times weekly (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday), Vueling flies 4 times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday), Iberia flies 4 times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday).
For Edinburgh to Barcelona, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from Barcelona back to Edinburgh, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Friday being the most expensive.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Barcelona from Edinburgh is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Barcelona with an airline and back to Edinburgh with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Barcelona from Edinburgh up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Efficient. On time."
Cons: "Water, courtesy of the airline. More space, of course."
Cons: "6h delayed"
Cons: "Carry on policy is ridiculous"
Cons: "Late as per Vueling fashion"
Pros: "Quick, cheap, and convenient"
Cons: "Like riding a park bench through the sky"
Pros: "No comment"
Cons: "No coment"
Pros: "Good timing, efficiency"
Cons: "boarding was slow"
Cons: "Huge delay and very disorganized boarding"
Pros: "It was very busy at the couñter this morning but the staff made sure everyone got on their flights. Thank you"
Pros: "the hospitality of the crew"
Pros: "The seats are good"
Cons: "They keep revising the plane departure time on their website/app but refused to announce changes in the terminal. Kayak sent me 10 updates about the scheduled departure. The airport had the initial one and no more"
Pros: "Seems they dont care others customers who do not speak Spanish...!!!!"
Cons: "Poor serrvices and attitutes towards other race/ Asian American"
Cons: "Awful. Didn’t make it. Vueling was terrible at fixing the problem. Stranding is in Barcelona airport"
Pros: "cabin crew was friendly"
Cons: "ground staff was so trained to brush problems to the customers that never again Vueling, so bad experience compared to Ryanair..."
Cons: "The flight was cancelled after checkin . Trying to get an alternative was futile with no success.Had to drive 1000 km in the end. No announcements made in English. Plese advise how to get a refund."
Cons: "Very little legroom"
Pros: "The staff were nice, and we landed which is always a bonus"
Cons: "Almost missed the last aerobus because of the long delays. Long waits with boarding."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Fly with vueling. The sits are extra small, les than normal."
Pros: "The crew was nice and polite."
Cons: "The people at the check in desk were not friendly"
Cons: "Cancellations and delays over and over again. Will not be using them again."
Cons: "Sits are not comfortable"
Pros: "I arrived and received my luggage"
Cons: "The terminal was packed and no where to sit while waiting in a humid atmosphere. The plane was delayed 30 minute so this extended the uncomfortable wait time"
Cons: "it took over 55 minutes to check in, instead of having just a luggage drop off point. not sure why you would have people check in at home to have them stand in line for 55 minutes"
Pros: "Cheap, comfortable enough"
Cons: "Waited 1 hour at baggage carousel before bag arrived: trash was in the seat back pockets when we arrived"
Cons: "It was freezing on the plane to the point of discomfort"
Pros: "No tv or entertainment system which makes more sitting space. I like this."
Pros: "Good crew, Lovely flight"
Cons: "Slight delay but wasn't a big problem"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Lazy steward talking and the toilet were he was standing next to had all water"
Cons: "they left my lugage the delayed the flight for 2 hours, terrible services"
Pros: "Quick and easy all the way."
Cons: "I don't think they verified my identity a single time."
Cons: "Delayed for almost 5 hours - no explanation, no early notice, no makeup like food vouchers or anything. Luggage took quite awhile to arrive. Awful"
Pros: "Ample bag space"
Cons: "Cramped seating"
Pros: "Quick, easy, cheap"
Cons: "No drinks or food offered, no entertainment."
Pros: "On time, Good landing, friendly staff"
Pros: "Having the people who are at the back of the plane load first made it so much more efficient"
Cons: "All of it"
Pros: "Quick trip all went well"
Pros: "They board you from both ends of the plane."
Cons: "Everything was good!"
Pros: "We had to buy sth to eat or drink. It is better to serve 2-3 kind of hot drinks for free."
Cons: "Food n/a, enernteiment n/a Spacewise - bad."
Cons: "There was only one person to receive the luggage of all passengers."
Cons: "Boarding chaotic seat comfort and leg room very small"
Pros: "Food great, very friendly and on time. Can't wait of fly BA again."
Pros: "no communication, Attitude is when we get around to it. We inform them two days before having it at the airport. We are boarding a cruise and makes it more difficult to coordinate!"
Pros: "Modern aircraft. Very clean. Polite staff. Some more willing than others to be friendly and helpful. Staff left you be rather than bombarding you with sales of various items like with some other low cost airlines"
Cons: "Boarding was very late for no apparent reason. Left us almost an hour delayed once boarded. Some of the staff were unfriendly while others were lovely. Not much space at all between the seats both forwards and back. In flight service was poor. As I booked through BA I expected a BA style of flight; in flight meal and drinks."
Pros: "I wasn't allowed to fly as the Scottish government said non essential travel wasn't allowed and I wasn't allowed the opportunity to get a voucher for my flight"
Cons: "Seeing as I wasn't allowed to fly l could have been offered a voucher or someone at Ryanair help could have answered my question about my flight"
Pros: "Getting here safe"
Cons: "Waiting to broad"
Pros: "No frills, but for a quick trip it was excellent. Lots of leg room"
Cons: "Cambiaron la puerta de salida al otro lado del aeropuerto e "iniciaron" el abordaje tan rápido, que los pasajeros no habíamos llegado, luego nos hicieron esperar una hora de pie en la fila, un completo desorden y falta de organización"
Pros: "Flight was on time, no issues experienced."
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "flight landing"
Pros: "It was an ok flight, although late in boarding pilot made up time. Good landing."
Cons: "Flight delayed as usual"
Pros: "Exellent start and landing! Bravo pilots!"
Cons: "This airport is wayyyyyy too far from Paris, Kaylan was misleading in suggesting this airport. The cab from central Paris was $170"
Cons: "Kayak did not forward me bookin confirmation and I paid extra 60€ At Ryanair no customer service desk. Nearly missed flt. Never again w Ryanair"
Cons: "Very long wait for baggage pick up Overall it was adequate and safe"
Cons: "Departure was delayed over 3 hiurs"
Cons: "Nearly 3 hours late and no proper explanation for delay. Sorry but delayed incoming aircraft doesn't wash. Also had to wait nearly half an hour upon landing at Stansted before we could disembark"
Cons: "Having to pay to use the toilet on board"
Cons: "Tiny seats, baggage policy is garbage"
Pros: "Refund and a nice note"
Pros: "It was exceptionally inexpensive"
Cons: "It seemed like if you weren't paying close enough attention, you'd get nickel-and-dimed for every little thing that most airlines just take care of automatically"
Pros: "El costo es bastante economico"
Cons: "El cambio de gate a última hora, y no envian la informacion completa del terminal de abordaje"
Pros: "I got to soain safely"
Cons: "Delays 45-90 minutes at least"
Pros: "Getting off the plane at the other end, eventually."
Cons: "The massive delay, the move of gates to the other end of the airport only to get onto a bus and then wait 15-20 minutes to get off the bus and onto the plane. Even an offer of free coffee on board would've been nice but nope, just a few apologies over the PA."
Cons: "It was 2h late Seats are not reclinable"
Pros: "If you pay for priority boarding you do expect to get first on the airplane But you go with everyone on the bus and since you got first you are among the last to board ...what the point to pay than?"
Cons: "Asked to put cabin bag in hold despite having no other hold luggage. Plenty of room for cabin bags right above my head. Even more delayed time"
Pros: "The sky"
Cons: "No entertainment, no food nor beverages, baggages were checked below deck without our approval because the cabin storage was "full"."
Cons: "Uncomfortable loud, poor service, unorganized, not clean"
Cons: "Service was poor, lack of professionalism"
Cons: "Rude representatives and terrible organization."
Pros: "I had a Hand baggage and for space ,it went down, so i had to wait for my luggage"
Cons: "Flighr was delayed an hour"
Cons: "Lines in Budapest are terribly long"
Pros: "The plane made it to Las Palmas"
Cons: "8 drunk women shouted and disrupted other's quiet"
Pros: "Crew was great, flight was on time and arrived at destination early."
Cons: "7 hour delay"
Cons: "Environment not clean and sloppery service"
Pros: "Very Professional"
Cons: "four hour delay--missed my appointment"
Cons: "For the price was fair"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "We were stuck on the plane for about 40 minutes after takeoff with no AC because they couldn't start the engines? I am not really sure if that was the reason they gave us zero communication..."
Cons: "Tight seating."
Cons: "seats are too crammed and uncomfortable"
Cons: "Seats don't recline. No leg room. Cattle car feel!"
Pros: "Lo peor"
Cons: "Todo malo chantas mal vuelo"
Pros: "Arriving alive"
Cons: "We followed all carryon size and weight guidelines and passenger carried on bags much larger and heavier than ours. Why did we bother?"
Pros: "It was cheap"
Cons: "No food. And the seats were uncomfortable."
Pros: "Horrible . The app to make reservation it is poor designed. They charge me twice 200 euros and employees don't care with the excuse that everything is online. Never again"
Cons: "Chewing gum all over floor - got on my bag and clothes - food on floor too."
Pros: "Very efficient operations. Baggage delivery was fast."
Cons: "Everything was likeable."
Cons: "Per above."
Airlines flying from Edinburgh to Barcelona have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Cheapest flights to Barcelona from Edinburgh found in 2021