The cheapest times to fly from MKE 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 MKE to BCN is early December. Prices can be as high as $1802 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $627 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Barcelona

Flying from Milwaukee, WI (MKE) to Barcelona (BCN) will usually cost between $763 to $1526 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 $772. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1633. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $861 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1136 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKE to BCN flight.

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

MKE to BCN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MKE to BCN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Milwaukee. 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. 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 $195 (17%) 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 $1015. Return trip prices are from the BCN to MKE 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 MKE 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 8 hour 51 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MKE 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 MKE to BCN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $657
  • Average savings: $479 (42.18%)

See MKE to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (MKE > EWR > BCN)

  • Price for both tickets: $659
  • Average savings: $477 (42.01%)

See MKE to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MKE > LGA > BCN)

  • Price for both tickets: $663
  • Average savings: $473 (41.66%)

See MKE to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, 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 General Mitchell International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4370 miles or 7033 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKE to BCN flight is about 8 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Milwaukee, WI and Barcelona?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from MKE to BCN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MKE
Origination airport name General Mitchell International Airport
City Milwaukee, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

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


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