The cheapest times to fly from BCN to CGN are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • June 25th to July 22nd (except the week of July 2nd)
  • early September
  • October 8th to December 16th (except the week of October 22nd)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BCN to CGN is early November. Prices can be as high as $240 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $78 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Cologne

Flying from Barcelona (BCN) to Cologne (CGN) will usually cost between $89 to $179 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $97. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $175. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $79 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $124 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BCN to CGN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BCN to CGN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BCN to CGN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BCN to CGN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Barcelona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $32 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $113. Return trip prices are from the CGN to BCN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BCN to CGN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 15 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from BCN to CGN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brussels National Airport (BRU) in Brussels

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 28.23% less expensive than CGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to BRU flights

Destination alternative #2: Frankfurt Main Airport (FRA) in Frankfurt

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 6.85% less expensive than CGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to FRA flights

Destination alternative #3: Brussels South Airport (CRL) in Charleroi

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 5.65% less expensive than CGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to CRL flights

Destination alternative #4: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from CGN
  • Usually 4.84% less expensive than CGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to LUX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BCN to CGN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Arabia Maroc, Alitalia, Austrian, Azul, Blue Air, Eurowings, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Ryanair, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TUI fly, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Koeln Bonn Airport to Barcelona Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 704 miles or 1133 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BCN to CGN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BCN to CGN flight is about 2 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Barcelona and Cologne?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from BCN to CGN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BCN
Origination airport name Barcelona Airport
City Barcelona
Country Spain
Latitude 41.3
Longitude 2.1

Return Airport

Destination code CGN
Destination airport name Koeln Bonn Airport
City Cologne
Country Germany
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 7.1


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