bcn-to-lcy

 

The cheapest times to fly from BCN to LCY are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 19th to April 1st (except the week of February 26th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • May 21st to July 15th

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 LCY is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $421 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $187 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.

 

When to Fly to London

Flying from Barcelona (BCN) to London (LCY) will usually cost between $188 to $258 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $187. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $290. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $102 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $194 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BCN to LCY flight.

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

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BCN to LCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BCN to LCY 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 $0.17, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $29 (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 $196. Return trip prices are from the LCY to BCN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BCN to LCY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 16 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 LCY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 59.69% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to LGW flights

Destination alternative #2: London Stansted Airport (STN) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 49.35% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to STN flights

Destination alternative #3: London Luton Airport (LTN) in London

  • 31 miles (50 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 44.70% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to LTN flights

Destination alternative #4: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 22 miles (35 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 34.37% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to LHR flights

Destination alternative #5: Birmingham Airport (BHX) in Birmingham

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 38.50% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to BHX flights

Destination alternative #6: Bristol Airport (BRS) in Bristol

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 18.35% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See BCN to BRS flights

 

Flight Hacking BCN to LCY

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 LCY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Geneva (BCN > GVA > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $193
  • Average savings: $1 (0.13%)

See BCN to flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London City Airport to Barcelona Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 712 miles or 1146 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BCN to LCY flight is about 2 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Barcelona and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from BCN to LCY.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeBCN
Origination airport nameBarcelona Airport
CityBarcelona
CountrySpain
Latitude41.3
Longitude2.1

Return Airport

Destination codeLCY
Destination airport nameLondon City Airport
CityLondon
Countrythe United Kingdom
Latitude51.5
Longitude0.1

 

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