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Average price (return flight)

£105 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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£69 or less

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£28 or less

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  • Are you planning on booking flights to Barcelona? The Barcelona–El Prat Airport is the international airport located within Barcelona. It is 12 km (8 miles) southwest of the centre. Travellers heading to Santa Boi, Viladecans and El Prat de Llobregat municipalities will find this airport convenient as other airports aren’t so close.
  • There is another alternative to this airport but it is located far away in the city of Girona. If you need an alternative, there is a Ryanair flight to the city of Girona which is 1.5 hours away from central Barcelona on a bus. There is also a Barcelona bus service that links these two airports.
  • The Barcelona–El Prat Airport has a total of three terminals with easy connectivity. For instance, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are just 4km apart with a free shuttle bus (painted green) linking them every 6-7 minutes and it is just a 10 minute-drive.
  • If you will be landing at Barcelona–El Prat Airport and need public transportation to get to your final destination, there are three options available to you: the taxi, train and bus. For train, the available hours are from 5am to 11pm and it’s a 20-minute journey. The train station is located in Terminal 2. Taxis are located outside the terminals and are generally a €20 trip with a possible increase depending on location. For buses, it’s a 40-minutes-drive costing costs around €10 and operating 24-hours.
  • If you are anticipating night’s sleep in Barcelona–El Prat Airport, a couple of options are available to you. The first is sleeping at the airport which isn’t encouraged however airport staff are generally tolerant of night sleepers. For an area that is slightly quiet, Terminal 1, especially on the upper level is the place to go. Another good spot is the Gate U in Terminal 2 which has a range of chairs with arm rests.

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Top 5 airlines flying to Barcelona Barcelona-El Prat

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.3
British Airways
Overall score based on 22,833 reviews
7.5
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.9
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
6.8
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Good crew"
Cons: "Some free snacks could have helped"

Cons: "WiFi"

Cons: "Refreshment service was appallingly slow. We were row 21 and were served with 20 minutes if the flight remaining"

Cons: "This was like a Ryanair flight for 4 or 5 times the price."

Pros: "It was easy to get on and off. The crew were well drilled in the art of moving people on"
Cons: "BA like others charge a premium for using them over easyJet and the like. I take offence to paying £350 for a ticket and hen having to buy a sandwich. If you want to be like low cost airlines, then have the same pricing structure. BA = Rip off."

Pros: "Crew excellent"
Cons: "Boarding process lengtoamd flight delayed"

Pros: "The food was quite nice for airline food and the crew was very helpful. Would have like to have been seated together but it wasn't worth the price to upgrade."
Cons: "The return flight was utter chaos for boarding and lots of grumpy people. Making a connection in Philadelphia was quite harrowing as there wasn't much time to make the connection and the lines at the immigration kiosks were terrible."

Pros: "The flight left on time although take-off was delayed due yo traffic. Plane is new and comfortable."
Cons: "I did not enjoy the Java coffee I ordered because the coffee pulps were the first item I tasted upon drinking the coffee. I called the attention of the flight attendants but nobody answered because the 2 were busy selling items to the passengers. I just removed the coffee bits by throwing them out of my mouth using napkin."

Pros: "Food was good and service excellent"
Cons: "The plane was very unconfortable"

Pros: "American Airlines is kicking your guy's butts when it comes to comfort."
Cons: "Tiny seat for international flights is nearly inhuman! I became an overnight contortionist sensation whether I liked it or not."

Cons: "Comfortable all crew very helpful and polite"

Pros: "I found the overall flying experience on this flight really enjoyable! The service and atmosphere was very good!"
Cons: "There was nothing I didn't like."

Pros: "Flight crew were cordial"
Cons: "Heathrow was a nightmare, didn’t find out gate until a few minutes before boarding. Flight was delayed over 3 hours, communication was nonexistent. Flight was uncomfortable, seats were tiny."

Cons: "Two hour delay. Got to hotel at 2am."

Pros: "We made it"
Cons: "Might be the London airport but we did not know what gate to go to until boarding time."

Pros: "Smooth experience"

Pros: "Arrived safely at destination."
Cons: "Even coffee cost money? Had to request water. Just cattle moving through."

Cons: "Plane was making strange noise Way too cold on the plane . When I asked for blanket they gave me one that wasn’t wrapped. I didn’t like that they didn’t even offer anything to drink for free."

Pros: "Quick boarding, smooth flight"

Cons: "You had to pay for your drinks and snacks on the plan."

Pros: "Boarding was smooth as well as the flight."
Cons: "Seats are not as comfortable as the 747 ones."

Pros: "Quick"
Cons: "Had to pay for a cup of coffee"

Cons: "Decent seat comfort. 2hr fly. Great Alp scenery."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Was told no soft drinks or water were included in flight. Had to pay if i wanted a water."

Pros: "After 18 hours of travel I just slept on this flight. Got on, fastened my seat belt, and don't remember take off or landing!! But the plane was MUCH cleaner and nicer than our international flight."
Cons: "Flight crew was a bit loud and it woke me up a couple of times, but it was at 2 pm. So I didn't expect them to be quiet."

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "It was late, it was cramped, they make you pay for everything suitcases, soft drinks, the lot, next time we will consider who we spend our hard earned cash with Disappointing as I am a real advocate for BA"

Pros: "Easy to make the connection flight, very informative ."
Cons: "n/a"

Cons: "BA lost one of my checked bags and made it impossible to get help. Called numbers over 30 hour period in both destination city and BA phone numbers for lost baggage and no one answered. I had to travel back to the airport counter to deal with agents that basically told me there were thousands of bags in the warehouse and that the bag May or May not eventually turn up."

Cons: "Crew took bags before we boarded. We had a 2-hour connection and they would not let us CARRY ON our CARRY ON baggage. This made it extremely difficult to make our flight on time. Also, the guy was terribly rude about it"

Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "We had to pay 55 euro for a checked bag. Since when do you not get one checked bag for free. Also had to pay for a coffee"

Pros: "Nothing in particular but it was positive."
Cons: "It was quite crowded but still fine. I would have appreciated a snack and a drink but this is not a reason to be disappointed."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Boarding an absolute chaos, rude ignorant staff, old dirty airplane"

Cons: "I would think that for over $1,000 I should not have had to pay for food or drink!!!!!"

Cons: "Long lay over"

Pros: "First the flight was delayed, as it was the flight going to London. Then, BA staff did not provide timely information, and were disorganized without giving clear instructions to board the plane."

Pros: "We got to Barcelona safely"
Cons: "Paying for something basic to drink is something you'd espect on Spirit airlines not British Airways. The cabin crew and gate agents were rude and inconsistent with their behavior. They used to be full of class and unfortunately they are now trash. If I have other choices I will most certainly not choose BA."

Pros: "convenient flight times, friendly and helpful staff."
Cons: "Euro Travelers have to pay extra for refreshments during flights."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight was late. Poor support from ground personnel in LHR Poor service"

Pros: "More space than newer airplanes."
Cons: "No onboard entertainment."

Pros: "Not much- flight attendants seemed nice."
Cons: "No food, nothing but water free to drink, no entertainment."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "No food Uncomfortable seats Rude staff Very overpriced"

Pros: "The inflight entertainment was terrific The crew was friendly"
Cons: "When we landed in London, we had to wait take a long bus ride to the terminal, and then we had the absolutely longer line for passport control in Heathrow. My seat didn't have enough leg room for my Feet and a small bag. The breakfast was just a granola bar"

Pros: "The secure boarding area at Heathrow was nice. I haven't seen that before."
Cons: "No free refreshments; water would be nice. No line control during boarding - people merging in all over the place."

Cons: "The space on the seat"

Cons: "No screens to help time pass, enjoy watching movies on the longer trips. Offer a "snack" and free small drink would be helpful. Pretzels or chips. Explaining customs would be helpful for those of us who don't travel. Cramped seating."

Cons: "Nothing was provided for free, no snack, no drinks. Porridge I ordered was really watery."

Cons: "Plane was late boarding, updates were not prompt."

Pros: "Everything went very smoothly."

Cons: "Seats on the flight London to Barcelona weren't as comfortable but it's not fair as it's just the model of airplane. Although modern seats just weren't that good to try catch some sleep."

Cons: "This really is more about the flight from paris to Bucharest: I’ve literally never experienced a worse ticketing and boarding process. Old planes, ride staff (even by remarkably curt and abrupt Romanian standards). Broken inline experience. Overall unpleasant. Seems to be flown only by Romanian families with hundreds of pounds of luggage. Like a caravan."

Cons: "could not be delayed"

Cons: "One hour delay"

Pros: "To be going home!"
Cons: "Female crew taking orders then taking ages to ring drinks a d they move on to others instead of finishing what they were doing. Then you're lucky if you get given 1 sugar and no spoon lol."

Pros: "Food was excellent; boarding a litlle bit crowded, but didn't notice as had been busy; crew has been kind and helpful"
Cons: "Unconfortable chair seats; seatbelt too short; tables too low for tall ppl"

Pros: "The flight departed on time and arrived the same. The seat was a tad bit narrow for me but then I am a tall guy at 6'5". Crew was very professional. Ticket cost was a third of what the other airlines were offering for a Sunday fare. I'll definitely use BlueAir again!"

Pros: "The crew was well trained, kind and receptive. The pilot managed to drive through a storm and even arrive 10 minutes faster after leaving 5 minutes late."
Cons: "Passengers traveling with pets took our reserved seats. The places for our baggages were occupied. When addressing this issue, we were told to move further ahead to empty seats. There was no meal included, and the one we purchased could not be paid by POS."

Pros: "Everything was quite fast, we were like 15 min before the plan ready with boarding, but then somebody needed medical assistabce and we left 15 min delayed. But that's ok, it's nobody's fault. Baggage arrived very fast in Hamburg."
Cons: "A minus for the Crew because when we arrived in Hamburg, people started to open the baggage boxes although we were still rolling (like 5 min too early) and they didn't say anything, so more people were following. When we arrived, almost all the people who could, had the baggage already with them. This happened in the past but the Crew stopped the people on time."

Pros: "What to like? The rudness? The delays? Or the fights on board!!!"
Cons: "The flight was delayed with nearly 2 hrs. Cabin crew were rude made as feel very uncomfortable. This flight as whoke was the worst one I have even been too. Never ever again. BLUE AIR NEEDS TO SORT ALOT OF THINGS BEFORE OFFER SUCH SERVICES"

Pros: "Stupid survey can’t eliminate category that doesn’t ajgpply"

Cons: "I was unable to check n online (although the process was intitated well earlier than 12 hours prior to departure). The system charged y credit card for a seat reservation and then crashed with an error, both on my phone and laptop browser. When I called at 9:00 am (when their offices are open) to ask for help with what happened, I received no answer other than, "the check in system has just closed. I am unable to help you in any way". I booked another flight with another carrier, and did not take this flight., not do I plan to book with them in the future That being said, it is not the job of the employee to defend a poorly working system. Services need upgrade asap."

Cons: "flight delayed by more than 1 hour"

Cons: "I have booked with 2 checked in baggage pieces. On check in I was told no baggage was paid and I had to pay 100€ for the baggage."

Pros: "Clean enough"
Cons: "Charged £60 for hold luggage because the airline’s unstable website wouldn’t allow me to book in advance (£20 extra in the airport). Plane was delayed because they were late allowing passengers to board and missed the runway slot. Seats were uncomfortable - it was an older airframe."

Pros: "Flight Attendants very good"
Cons: "Dusseldorf to Warsaw: Boarding terrible including assistance and messaging. - Boarding chaos - Late flight out of Dusseldorf (about an hour) - Just before landing, pilot announced all connections would be made - (and even mentioned chicago) - Connecting flight was gone when I arrived at gate, and I was quick in getting to gate from prior flight - next flight caused 5 hour layover in Warsaw Warsaw to Chicago Boarding terrible including assistance and messaging. - Boarding chaos - Late flight our ot Warsaw (about an hour) - no messaging at gate about reason for delay - kept increasing departure by 5 minute increments; started at 16:40 ended 17:05 (I beleive) - once boarding was complete, pilot said delay was due to wait for connections (boarding was an hour and 15 minutes late). Very frustrated"

Cons: "The plane seemed very old, toilet in poor condition."

Cons: "7hour delayin onnecting flight! Seats on plane torn and very uncomfortable, meal booked but no food available."

Cons: "Flight was rescheduled for 3 hours later than original departure. Check in opened less than two hours before the rescheduled flight time so everyone was stuck waiting at check-in for hours. We couldnt even go in and relax inside at restaurants or the gate because online check in wasnt available. Then the flight was further delayed with no news about when the new take off would be or why the delay. Finally boarded a tiny plane that had propellers and a loud take off, if you easily fright on planes probably not the best choice for you. And then someone started smoking on the flight and the attendants had to announce again that smoking wasnt allowed. On and off throughout the flight it smelled like someone was smoking so I wonder if it was even coming from the cockpit."

Pros: "Flight was delay by 1 hour consequently my luggage did Ot arrive with me to Katowice on top of that there is no more flights today from waw to kat with lot Airline"
Cons: "Serive to pay extra luggage very very slow"

Pros: "The free snack (biscuits and drink). The hard-working attendant (having to stuff all the baggage into the overhead lockers). Boarding at the rear door enabling me to get to my seat early."
Cons: "A slight whistling noise coming from the rear of the cabin, not too bothersome but it's there (I think the plane is getting a bit old). Not being able to disembark from the rear."

Cons: "It was very hot on the plane. There was no legroom in my seat, it was very uncomfortable."

Cons: "It was very hot on the plane. There was no legroom in my seat, it was very uncomfortable."

Pros: "Crew, polite and friendly"
Cons: "delay of more than 6 hours and incorrect information"

Pros: "company gave out free drinks and snacks"

Cons: "They change the fly departing time with 12 hours before I was flying"

Pros: "Easy to book on phone no problems getting boarding passes etc."
Cons: "Could not amend my booking tried to check a bag online after printing out boarding pass. Had to pay £46 for a 11k bag each way."

Pros: "Every thing."

Pros: "Very good airport check-in and flight. The Check-in staff were quick and efficient and the Flight Crew were friendly and attentive. It was calm and restful."
Cons: "The internet support. I spent meny hours trying to check-in and upgrade my case allowance from 20kg to 32kg, and failed. When I tried to change the baggage weight to 32kg a charge was added for NOT taking the case PLUS the extra for the 32kg case! The cost of a case is reasonable and I would advise to pay the extra £5 for 32kg for most flights. The on-line Seating Selection is also unreliable, I was seated next to an empty seat which had been showing to be unavailable on-line! A response to my query which I sent to Blue Air arrived when I was in the air on the flight! It only repeated the baggage section of the Confitions document! Thank goodness for the excellent airport check-in staff and the Flight Crew!"

Cons: "Flight was cancelled a week before and didn't get a replacement flight. Got half of my money back. Will never book a blue air flight again !"

Pros: "The flight was punctual"
Cons: "I got charged twice for luggage and couldn't get a refund"

Cons: "Rude crew, not organised work , not enough space for legs"

Pros: "Leg room and reclining"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "On time , crew good... no complaints"

Pros: "free breakfast great staff"

Pros: "Free drinks, cheap flight and fairly comfortable!"
Cons: "No allocated seat."

Pros: "Cheap in price, unexpected free snack on outbound flight, relaxed attitude to luggage, both hold and carry on, chartered unscheduled flight after original was cancelled"
Cons: "The fact our original flight was cancelled and we were delayed by 7.5 hours. They communication from the airport crew was little to non and flight time changed 4 times. They even told us difinitively that we would board at a certain time only for us to actually board nearly 2 hours later. They, without a doubt, knew the rescheduled flight time but strung us on anyway - I believe this was so they could save money on hotels"

Pros: "staff very friendly and polite ..airplane wasnt full so i get the chance to have a nice fly with my 2 little sons"
Cons: "-"

Pros: "Everything was awesome!!! I am going to buy only from you my next flights."

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "The agent lady on the desk did nothing to help us get on our flight. She refused to identify herself. We intend to sue the company for the damages caused to us because of this bad attitude."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Reliable and friendly staff. Even offered a free soft drink and sandwich on a short haul flight."

Pros: "Food"
Cons: "Space to sit, especially when seated in the middle"

Pros: "Can't say that I liked anything at all."
Cons: "1. Poor coordination by the crew members. 2. Been treated with arrogance and superiority by crew members. 3. Disgusting food."

Pros: "comfy seats and a breakfast thrown in !"
Cons: "not much"

Pros: "am ajuns chiar mai devreme, personalul foarte dragut si amabil , scaunul comod , mancare si bauturi bune."

Cons: "No online check-in. 1 hour waiting for nothing."

Pros: "First time flying with them. Strongly recommended!"

Pros: "Staff on board was friendly"
Cons: "Planes were late Issue with on-line check-in Non responsive contact center at high cost per minute Absolutely inadequate space for knees, am 1.93 and my knees were stuck all the way during the flight although I had upgraded to a seat with better space. Old aircraft"

Pros: "The service was OK, we flew on time and the flight itself was pleasant."
Cons: "The interior of the aircrafts looked old and a bit dirty. The feeling is that you are flying on a poor low cost service."

Pros: "The crew is very good"

Pros: "Flight was pretty smooth"
Cons: "Seats allocated"

Cons: "20kg limit on hold luggage instead of 15"

Pros: "It was uneventful and on time"
Cons: "Less turbulence!"

Pros: "Board on time or at least updates why we are waiting."
Cons: "Communication"

Pros: "clean, efficient"

Pros: "On board crew great."
Cons: "EasyJet crew were terrible and short staffed. Queues outside the gate entrance and not in the gate waiting area. They should have had staff to move people to seated and cooled area"

Pros: "Smooth on boarding"

Cons: "It was hot"

Cons: "Staff were welcoming and friendly, very informative; their service could not be faulted. The cabin was clean and tidy."

Pros: "Sadly the best bit was landing and the pilot aborting and taking off again. Beats usual thrill seekers"

Cons: "Accent and descent were extremely fast and caused ears extreme pain."

Cons: "gate closed 1 minute early so intern missed the flight"

Cons: "Mediocre, flight delayed toldto go to gate, Checked at gate after 1hr returned to departures the back to gate checked again, problem with seatbelt had to ask multiple times for Help. Not sorted went through flight unfastened with buckle issue, flight attendant attitude very poor."

Pros: "Pretty excellent overall. Boarding very speedy."
Cons: "Busy!"

Pros: "Nothing, staff didnt even attempt to help me once i eventually for the gate for easyjet and the gate had closed (due to staff telling me to go to departures after showing that i didnt have a boarding pass)"
Cons: "The lack of help recieved by staff throughout the airport to help me get to the correct gate. After 30 mins of asking different staff where to go and what i needed to do to get on the flight the gate for my flight was then closed which has caused me to pay for an extra flight. Due to this i will be requesting a full refund on the first flight."

Pros: "Pilot got us there in less than an hour after a three hour delay"
Cons: "Three hour delay with no explanation until we were actually on the flight. Only a £3 refreshment voucher. Couldn't hear cabin crew and they rushed through the food service. Looked like they didn't want to be there."

Cons: "1 hour late both ways"

Cons: "Flight was 25 mins late taking off and was therefore late arriving and pilot was failed harrier jump jet pilot as slammed it down on runway and then bounced along till we came to a halt... not the best the landing"

Pros: "Staff were friendly"
Cons: "Flight delayed. Called to gate urgently then stood there for 30 mins. Then sat on runway for 90 mins waiting a slot."

Pros: "All good"
Cons: "n/A"

Pros: "Scheduled to depart at 19.50, left at 01.50 and arrived in Barcelona at 5am."

Cons: "The delay and lack of free drink"

Pros: "Slick service and support from staff (travelling with kids)"
Cons: "All was just perfect"

Pros: "Get what you pay for"
Cons: "Unfortunately there was a 45 minute delay before take-off"

Pros: "On time and very well organized"
Cons: "U have to pay for water"

Pros: "Straight forward, no hassle flight. Staff (cabin crew) were pleasant and helpful."
Cons: "Went straight from boarding to gate closed, and when stated gate was closed there was still a queue s mile long. Flight was delayed, but this was presumably due to French air traffic control strike."

Pros: "Everything was good"

Pros: "Short flight"
Cons: "Late"

Pros: "Good communication; well organised"
Cons: "What else? The seats, duh..."

Pros: "Got to destination"
Cons: "Customer service was poor from ground staff at Bristol, should be expected from budget airline."

Pros: "Paid for speedy boarding and it got us on the aircraft 2nd"
Cons: "No entertainment."

Pros: "Staff handled some rowdy clients very well. Good value efficient service. Nice to see that they were tightening up on carry on bags - never enough room especially on winter ski flights."
Cons: "Seat legroom tight for a 6 footer - Food/Drinks service ran out of time to reach us."

Pros: "On time flight"
Cons: "Bristol airport security."

Cons: "Paid for handsfree but wa t allowed a lap top size bag despite phoning to check and being told it would be okay"

Pros: "Staff were lovely. Nice comfortable as can be flight."
Cons: "Children on the flight were irritating. Nothing to do with the staff or easyJet. But that was my only gripe but that can’t be helped."

Pros: "Quick and easy boarding"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Using buses rather than gates to to enter the airport. Is it some kind of saving money with out considering passengers comfort"

Pros: "Being able to check in two weeks in advance and get assigned seats is fantastic."

Pros: "Empty seat next to me. Arrived a few minutes early. Looked like a new plane: was Austrian registered which is new for EZY (thank you Brexit)"
Cons: "Boarding process always feels more irritating than it should."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Hostess who threw me out"

Pros: "Arrivals terminal at BCN"
Cons: "Poor control of boarding - speedy boarding doesn't work"

Pros: "Excellent. Flight was on Time . Easy to board and no problems! Would fly easy jet again!"

Cons: "1h 50 minutes this time"

Pros: "Take of and landing"
Cons: "Leg room"

Cons: "No frills had to pay for a cup of coffee"

Pros: "Easy boarding and friendly staff Left BRS 30min late but arrived FAO on time! Tail winds"

Cons: "The 1 hour plus delay at Bristol"

Pros: "The cabin staff were awesome, and a credit to the company"
Cons: "Nothing, all good"

Pros: "left and landed on time"

Cons: "It was late by over an hour and their baggage fees aren't clear, each checked bag is $45 euro."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Space and environment."

Cons: "This sucked."

Pros: "Efficient. On time."
Cons: "Water, courtesy of the airline. More space, of course."

Pros: "Nothing. This was poor service from every stand point, starting from punctuality. Almost 2 hours delay and almost lost my connecting flight in Barcelona"
Cons: "Change management"

Pros: "The person I was sitting next to."
Cons: "Everything. Horrible experience at Gatwick and witnessed one staff member being very condescending towards a guest and made her get off the plane for Vuelung’s mistake. Will never fly this airline again."

Cons: "There was nothing about the trip to like. I still have not made it to Agadir. The flight in Denver was delayed two hours, causing my family to miss all connections. This I turn required me to fork out $1000 additional to make it to my final destination."

Pros: "Crew was nice and friendly"
Cons: "Horrendous experience from checking to the airport. Be aware when trying to check in online, not only posible if you don’t pay a fee to choose seats. Therefore you are unable to check in until the last minute, and as they overbook the flight, if you don’t pay, You risk not get into the plane."

Cons: "boarding was slow"

Cons: "Did not get to this flight due to cancellation from the initial flight"

Pros: "Because kayak did not alerted me my flight had to be moved to Miami since is the only city that provides passports the same day. This extra expense costed me over 400$ in hotels gas and extra parking costs."
Cons: "Kayak services were terrible and I do not plan to use them again. The website should have alerted me that I needed a passport valid for longer than 3 months to my flight for Spain."

Pros: "The crew was fast, but grumpy."
Cons: "Vueling delays flights."

Cons: "Pague extra al hacer mi checking para elegir asientos en puerta de emergencia. Me enviaron hasta los recibos. Cuando llegue a mostrador en Florencia mis asientos habían sido revendidos a otros pasajeros. Una estafa"

Pros: "It was very busy at the couñter this morning but the staff made sure everyone got on their flights. Thank you"

Pros: "Good but not the delay"
Cons: "The flight was delayed by 2 hours so I missed my coach from Barcelona to valencia and had to pay €34.50 for another ticket can you please try to refund me this money."

Pros: "The crew are so helpful and friendly"
Cons: "Our flight was ridiculously delayed due to fog no fault of the airline but the communication was terrible"

Pros: "Crew"
Cons: "Seats are like deck chairs with no leg room"

Pros: "the hospitality of the crew"

Pros: "Getting off the plane in Barcelona"
Cons: "Extremely poor service by the cabin crew. They were extremely lethargic and slow with service. So much so that numerous rows of seats with young families were never served. No announcement or apology, they just stopped serving as they needed to prepare to land. They knew from the start how long they would have to serve drinks/snacks but didn’t care and definitely did not go out of their way to ensure everyone would be served. The worst service or total lack of that I’ve ever had."

Pros: "Staff and smooth fligfht"
Cons: "Really long delay with hardly any information of when takeoff will be"

Pros: "we reached our destination alive"
Cons: "We sat on the aircraft on the tarmac for two hours, no explanation. Food and drink were served 20 mins before landing, some people didn’t get a chance to have a drink. Staff were disorganised confused and rude. My debit card was handed to another passenger because the steward had no idea what he was doing. Beyond awful!"

Pros: "Seats were clean"
Cons: "Delayed flight which lead to then sitting in the plane on the runway awaiting a time to take off. Flight attendant didn’t serve the back half of then plane with drinks. Luggage Carousel kept changing."

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: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight delayed, no gate information till 18:40 - when flight was supposed to take off at 14:40 - then gate overcrowded by passengers from 3 different flights all to the same place. Crew members didnt know how to handle the situation and over 200 did not board the plane. However once taken to the plane lucky passengers had to wait outside on runway for approximately 40 mins as cabin crew also did not know how to handle the situation. Those with assigned seats did not get them and those with luggage to go in the cabin were informed there was no more space and luggage had to be put in the hold. We finally boarded the plane at approximately 8:40 but could not take off for another 2 hours where we were stuck on a small cramped space on a plane full to capacity not having eaten anything for hours with no idea of the progress of the situation. In conclusion I expect every passenger should receive a refund for not only the extrodinary 8 hour delay but for the mismanagement of the entire situation."

Pros: "Nothing.... Very poor. Generally Vueling has a poor image but I took a chance nothing has changed"
Cons: "On board the plane I was told you have to pay for all the food drinks quite abruptly maybe because I had shorts on and a tee shirt the lady in question thought I did not have much money.....Never go by how somebody is dressed that's my advice to your airline staff...."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "being subjected to a 15 hour travel day and missing an entire 1/3 of my 3 day vacation"

Pros: "Safe flight, good leg room"
Cons: "Delayed departure, delayed boarding"

Pros: "Crew was nice and welcoming"
Cons: "Plane took off an hr later, not many vegetarian or vegan meals to choose from, my legs didn’t fit in my seating area..."

Pros: "Although I booked a flight on what I thought was British airways it was some off brand airline: Vueling very disappointing to show up at Gateick to check in at BA and be redirected to the equivalence of Spirit airlines in the USA."
Cons: "It said British airlines and was a vueling airlines flight. I would equivalent this to booking a flight through Kayak on Delta showing up to Delta to check in and being redirected to Spirit airlines!! Completely misleading, just glad I didn’t have to pay for a vag as I would on Spirit. No water, snacks offered pretty bare bone airline!!"

Cons: "Very little legroom"

Cons: "Flight was delayed 4 hours was unable to catch my connecting flight in London to Barcelona. Had to buy another flight ticket in London, wait another day, pay for a night a hotel to get to my destination in Barcelona. I was supposed to arrive in Barcelona on Saturday April 1st and did not get there until 2 the following day. Will not use this service again."

Pros: "Furious, Vueling is always late!!!"
Cons: "Always late,, they don't care!!"

Pros: "I paid extra for the extra-legroom seats, and that was good. Though they charge for snacks/food/drinks, I was fine with a free cup of water."
Cons: "Our seats up front (2nd row) didn't recline, and it wasn't because of bulkheads or exit rows. It was a short flight, so it wasn't too bad."

Pros: "Staff were fine, lovely to check in online and not have to worry"
Cons: "Once onboard we sat for nearly an hour going nowhere"

Pros: "Excellent check in . Before time arrival."

Pros: "Easy boarding and smooth flight."

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Fly with vueling. The sits are extra small, les than normal."

Pros: "Comfort and friendliness of crew"
Cons: "Everyone told to board at the same time but they no one being boarded for over 30 mins. So left just standing in a long line for ages. Why tell us to board before you’re ready to board anyone? And why all at the same time and not groups of rows?"

Pros: "Made it to a new country safe and sound. Was nervous at first but relaxed once everything started going."

Pros: "I like very much weather of Barcelona which is ideal for me.people of spain very cooperative with excellent attitude."

Pros: "Good cheap no frills price"
Cons: "Having to stand in line for almost one hour to board.Would have been better to let us remian seated instead of calling us so early."

Cons: "It was late and no one told us anything... until we were close to landing that's when the pilot told us why they were late one hour at the gate! unacceptable!"

Pros: "The crew was nice and polite."

Pros: "Very cramped, slow and luggage lost."
Cons: "Very cramped, slow and luggage lost."

Pros: "No"
Cons: "The people at the check in desk were not friendly"

Pros: "Nice crew"
Cons: "Unconfortable seats"

Pros: "Efficient, great value"

Cons: "Cancellations and delays over and over again. Will not be using them again."

Cons: "Sits are not comfortable"

Cons: "seats were awful-- very thin cushioning"

Pros: "Terrible crew rude and impolite"

Cons: "Too claustrophobic, stood in the rain and wind on the tarmac due to loading delay. Not for me, first and last time with Ryan."

Pros: "It's Ryanair. We all know what we signed up for."

Cons: "Missed the flight due to the delay. Had to buy ticket to get to Barcelona."

Pros: "We actually made it"
Cons: "The 3hr delay with no explanation or any information whilst waiting in the airport."

Cons: "Over 2 hour delay, and they lost my checked bag."

Pros: "The staff was good and attentive even under difficult circumstances."
Cons: "I took two flights today. Both were late. Ryanair also lost my baggage."

Cons: "Very long wait for baggage pick up Overall it was adequate and safe"

Pros: "Que fossem pontuais."
Cons: "Ocorreu muito atraso na decolagem. O embarque foi muito confuso, ficamos muito tempo trancado no ônibus até a aeronave pois ela demorou a ficar pronta para os novos passageiros entrarem. Foi caótico. Não repetiria."

Cons: "I didn’t know that I had to pay and extra £15 just to get a seat! I thought I already paid enough for my ticket ."

Pros: "Well heck it’s cheap at least. Make sure you pay for upgrades."
Cons: "You get nickelled and dimed for everything. Seats are cramped. Lots of drunk people. Miserable staff."

Pros: "Humor of the pilot"
Cons: "One hour delay, which we had to be in the plane, and was VERY hot inside, like 35C+ and more. Total inappropriate. Noise from passengers. Tight places between seats in front of me and me. Tight places on seats between me and next passenger next to me. FastTrack was not so fast, didn't felt it is something special and priority for me and my wife. Had to wait with the rest of the passengers."

Pros: "The crew and the pilots were very nice!!"
Cons: "The sitting politics, and the selling system."

Cons: "rude staff"

Cons: "We boarded after the time it was supposed to take off and once in Barcelona we had to wait about 25 minutes to collect our bags."

Pros: "60 quid return to Barcelona from London. Can't be bad. Comfortable seat and very pleasant cabin crew."
Cons: "They called boarding a long time before it actually started. Food available was not so good."

Pros: "Normal simple RyanAir flight, as long as one does not eat food or buy a glass of wine at £8each."
Cons: "Priority on-boarding was fine to start with, until the later passengers started bringing on too much hand luggage and long coats stuffed with clothes, and stuff. Cabin Staff just wanted to get away as fast as and gave up preventing these degenerate snowflake freeloaders from stuffing their bits and pieces in several storage cabins along the cabin. Of course these people went to all of the lockers in turn and rifled through them as their stuff was spread across several lockers. Luckily my bag, with it’s many padlocks, was completely locked down, and it survived an attempt to open it. My partner was not so lucky, however. Clearly the cabin staff are under pressure to get moving and keep the passengers happy. But it is obvious to m that these ‘later’ passengers are working a scam to steal from other passengers. RyanAir need to make these argumentative over packers, put their stuff in the hold, without question or get off. Off-boarding was also a joke, the priority boarders at the front of the plane that Paid the most, had to get on a bus to the terminal that was the last to move...so forcing a lengthy queue at passport control, it took over an hour to get into the terminal. As the less exoerienced traveller faffled about with their documents, multiple children, and no queueing system. It was chaos on the Spanish side. RyanAir would avoid the delays by having better trained assertive staff, and a little better administration on the ground to ensure that priority boarders get what they paid for. Otherwise I might as well fly SwissAir, or Lufthansa, which are only a 15% price point away. [after seat booking and other RyanAir add on costs.] Passenger===Disappointed [and literally was robbed in flight.]"

Pros: "Good legroom"
Cons: "No pockets in seats Crew training appears inadequate"

Pros: "We were priority so it was fine otherwise it would have been a mess."
Cons: "No tvs or beverages without paying. Otherwise everything was great"

Pros: "great service, no turbulence"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Check in, crowds, cramped seats"

Pros: "Refund and a nice note"
Cons: "Rebooking."

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: "Price"
Cons: "Not very comfortable seats"

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: "Good leg space."
Cons: "Charging processing fee if checking in is not done online before you arrive at the airport."

Pros: "Nothing, I do not like their business model"
Cons: "We felt exactly like cattle going into the cattle car ... 4 hours LATE! No employee treated us as humans."

Pros: "I got to soain safely"
Cons: "Delays 45-90 minutes at least"

Pros: "The price of the flight and convenient travel times kept making their flights more attractive. The flight itself was very nice and comparable to any other airline despite comments I had read about steep lift offs and advertisements blaring the whole time. None of that happened."
Cons: "Of course the price of the Ryanair flights is what lures you in., but just about EVERYTHING else after that is stressful with this airline. All their rules must be followed precisely or you'll pay through the nose. After painstaking finding the right sized roller bags and under seat sack and making sure I was well within the weight limit, they never measured or weighed either of them. I also saw plenty of carry-on luggage way bigger than mine come on board and go into the overhead bins just fine. Kind of pissed me off. The price to check bags is SO SO high, but with the limited weight you can take in the carry-on, you almost have to check a bag unless you're doing a short 3-5 day trip."

Pros: "I really appreciated receiving one on one attention to check in on my health status as well as some sparkling water to settle my stomach, and having a bag for nausea. They were incredibly adept at dealing with a potentially sick passenger, and got me a wheelchair to depart the plane."

Pros: "N/A"
Cons: "None of the flight attendants had knowledge of the terrorist attackstbat had occurred, and did not acknowledge my fear and uncomfortability in boarding a flight heading towards the terrorist attacks. I would like Ryanair to consider giving me a full refund for this flight due to the poor customer service."

Cons: "3 hour delay! Walked out of barcrlona airport ar 3am!"

Pros: "Cheap, nothing fancy but totally efficient and courteous."
Cons: "Seats are really uncomfortable but for a short flight not terrible."

Cons: "They are very strict with their cabin luggage policy, but are not polite about it and try to charge even people who do comply with their specified sizes."

Cons: "Delayed by 2 hours without advanced notice."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Service was poor, lack of professionalism"

Cons: "The check in was so bad. There were not much info on what to do. They want me to pay around 100 point to check me in to the fligth. When we landed the luggage when to a band that where not in the same building and they took around a half hour to help us out. We have to walk for like 10 minutes"

Pros: "Service costumers disagree"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Good deal with regard to basic airfare."
Cons: "The bag check lines were slow and the agent was unfriendly. We were told our luggage was okay for carry on - size and weight requirements were met- at bag check. At the gate, the agent tried to charge us 50 euros per bag. Outrageous!"

Pros: "Everything and everyone was on point apart that we had a perfect landing."
Cons: "That , they changed the gates with 20 minutes before embarking."

Pros: "Everything, price, knowledge, clean planes, great customer service"

Cons: "The flight attendant was very rude and the way she stared at me because I told her the free spot was for my bag... It hurt me. The flight attendant they should be with a smile on their face and try to help the passengers, not treat them like rubbish."

Pros: "Great cabin crew"

Pros: "Food and entertainment was not part of the deal. Fine with me."
Cons: "Everything was fine. 15 minute early arrival."

Pros: "For little more you can fly a major airline with seats that recline boarding passes that you don't have to pay to print at the airport ( traveling you often don't have access to printer) ."

Cons: "Tight seating."

Cons: "seats are too crammed and uncomfortable"

Cons: "Awful checkin staff"

Pros: "The whole experience was smooth and painless, and considering it's a budget airline, no real complaints. But you have to remember this is a budget airline so this is no-frills to the extreme-- you pay for things you are not accustomed to flying "normally." (See below)"
Cons: "We were fortunately well informed, so none of this was surprising or a major obstacle to us, but remember: Absolutely *nothing* is included. You must pay to check baggage, and by weight (regular or "large" ... "Large" being just a typically full, full sized suitcase) and must pay online in advance or the price to do so at the airport is ridiculous. You must pay for ANY refreshments on the plane-- no free pretzels, no free water. Pack snack/buy drinks past security if you can't go without. Expect to pay extra for anything other than a seat (assigned seats are extra) on the plane and you won't be disappointed."

Pros: "what I liked most is leaving the plane when I arrived"
Cons: "poor service, poor attention, uncomfortable seatings, tight space, sardines could be happy in this flying tins"

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