The cheapest times to fly from BCN to CID are

  • January 8th to May 27th
  • November 19th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 CID is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1664 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $836 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Cedar Rapids

Flying from Barcelona (BCN) to Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) will usually cost between $880 to $1561 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $904. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1574. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $670 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1161 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BCN to CID flight.

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

BCN to CID Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BCN to CID flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Barcelona. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CID, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BCN. 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 $146 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1132. Return trip prices are from the CID 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 CID can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 13 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 CID while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Des Moines International Airport (DSM) in Des Moines, IA

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from CID
  • Usually 19.72% less expensive than CID
  • 1-layover flights available

See BCN to DSM flights

Destination alternative #2: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from CID
  • Usually 19.21% less expensive than CID
  • 1-layover flights available

See BCN to MSN flights


Flight Hacking BCN to CID

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 CID — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (BCN > ORD > CID)

  • Price for both tickets: $675
  • Average savings: $486 (41.84%)

See BCN to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (BCN > LGA > CID)

  • Price for both tickets: $720
  • Average savings: $441 (37.98%)

See BCN to ORD flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (BCN > JFK > CID)

  • Price for both tickets: $730
  • Average savings: $431 (37.12%)

See BCN to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from The Eastern Iowa Airport to Barcelona Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4573 miles or 7360 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BCN to CID flight is about 9 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Barcelona and Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from BCN to CID.


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 CID
Destination airport name The Eastern Iowa Airport
City Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -91.7


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