The cheapest times to fly from BCN to CAN are

  • March 12th to August 5th (except the weeks of March 19th, April 2nd, April 23rd, and July 23rd)
  • November 12th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 CAN is early December. Prices can be as high as $947 for Saturday flights during mid October, or as low as $601 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Guangzhou

Flying from Barcelona (BCN) to Guangzhou (CAN) will usually cost between $607 to $760 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $614. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $754. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $139 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $641 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BCN to CAN flight.

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

BCN to CAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BCN to CAN flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Barcelona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $93 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $627. Return trip prices are from the CAN 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 CAN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 5 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from BCN to CAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from CAN
  • Usually 9.83% less expensive than CAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to HKG flights


Flight Hacking BCN to CAN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BCN to CAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Brussels (BCN > BRU > CAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $610
  • Average savings: $31 (4.84%)

See BCN to VIE flights

Hack #2: Vienna (BCN > VIE > CAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $619
  • Average savings: $22 (3.43%)

See BCN to BRU flights

Hack #3: Moscow (BCN > SVO > CAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $620
  • Average savings: $22 (3.35%)

See BCN to SVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, Alitalia, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, EgyptAir, Emirates, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baiyun International Airport to Barcelona Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6168 miles or 9926 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BCN to CAN flight is about 12 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Barcelona and Guangzhou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from BCN to CAN.


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 CAN
Destination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3


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