The cheapest times to fly from PHL to BCN are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 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 PHL to BCN is late September. Prices can be as high as $1227 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $378 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Barcelona

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Barcelona (BCN) will usually cost between $550 to $1047 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $530. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1127. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $597 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $639 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to BCN flight.

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

PHL to BCN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to BCN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $90 (12%) 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 $659. Return trip prices are from the BCN to PHL 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 PHL to BCN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (PHL > BOS > BCN)

  • Price for both tickets: $576
  • Average savings: $63 (9.86%)

See PHL to BOS flights

Hack #2: London (PHL > LGW > BCN)

  • Price for both tickets: $594
  • Average savings: $46 (7.12%)

See PHL to LGW flights

Hack #3: Dublin (PHL > DUB > BCN)

  • Price for both tickets: $608
  • Average savings: $31 (4.85%)

See PHL to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, El Al, Eurowings, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3914 miles or 6299 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to BCN flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Barcelona?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHL
Origination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2

Return Airport

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


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