The cheapest times to fly from BHM to BCN are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • October 1st to December 16th

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 BHM to BCN is late January. Prices can be as high as $1912 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $675 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Barcelona

Flying from Birmingham, AL (BHM) to Barcelona (BCN) will usually cost between $864 to $1654 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $876. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1697. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $821 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1195 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BHM to BCN flight.

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

BHM to BCN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BHM to BCN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Birmingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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. 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 $188 (15%) 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 $1079. Return trip prices are from the BCN to BHM 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 BHM to BCN 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 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BHM to BCN

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 BHM to BCN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (BHM > JFK > BCN)

  • Price for both tickets: $616
  • Average savings: $580 (48.49%)

See BHM to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $574 (47.99%)

See BHM to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (BHM > EWR > BCN)

  • Price for both tickets: $717
  • Average savings: $478 (40%)

See BHM to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Barcelona Airport to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4684 miles or 7538 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BHM to BCN flight is about 9 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Birmingham, AL and Barcelona?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from BHM to BCN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BHM
Origination airport name Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
City Birmingham, AL
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -86.8

Return Airport

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


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