Cheap flights from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat

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Cape Town (CPT) to Barcelona-El Prat (BCN)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to BCN flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Barcelona-El Prat.
CPT - BCN
Price
R585 - R737
BCN
Temperature
9 - 24 °C
BCN
Precipitation
20 - 91 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R9 359

From Cape Town Intl to Barcelona-El Prat

One-way from

R5 391

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Barcelona-El Prat

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport?

Flights from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at R8 911.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport?

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport at least 21 days early can save you up to 6% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 21 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport for as little as R10 943 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R11 679 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (CPT - BCN)?

When flying from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CPT to BCN flights in December, January
25 Jan - 8 Feb
R7 167pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Jan - 8 Feb
R7 199pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Jan - 8 Feb
R7 215pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Barcelona-El Prat 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Barcelona-El Prat from Cape Town found for this year
3 Dec - 10 Dec
R11 279pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Dec - 10 Dec
R12 607pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Dec - 10 Dec
R12 847pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Barcelona-El Prat from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat
13:10 - 11:50
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
23h 40m
CPT - BCN
Turkish Airlines
R5 391
Travel2Be
15:50 - 13:10
British Airways
1 stop
22h 20m
CPT - BCN
British Airways
R10 271
4:40 - 3:55
SWISS
2 stops
24h 15m
CPT - BCN
SWISS
R10 847
swiss

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat?

Cape Town Intl (CPT), located 15,6 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat. 13 airlines have flights from Cape Town Intl to Barcelona-El Prat on a regular basis. Booking flights from Cape Town Intl to Barcelona-El Prat should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Barcelona-El Prat per day.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Barcelona-El Prat have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport for under R6 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport for under R6 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R6 847, but on average you can expect to pay R7 807.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport round-trip?

Currently priced at R6 847, Emirates will fly you from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport and back. In addition to Emirates, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R7 007 and R8 447, respectively. Users have found that Emirates is 34% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Turkish Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R5 359. British Airways flights start at R6 959 while deals on Qatar Airways start at R8 527 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport?

Air France, British Airways and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R5 506. While the most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Barcelona-El Prat) can be booked for R6 655 on average our data indicates R5 560 when flying from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat Airport.

What airports serve Barcelona from Cape Town flights?

Flights to Barcelona Intl from Cape Town, depart from Cape Town International Airport (CPT), the second busiest airport in South Africa. To get to the airport from the city centre it takes about 20min by car, with a few efficient public transport options available, including ride-share apps. Arriving in Barcelona at Barcelona-El Prat (BCN), the second busiest airport in Spain and serving as the main international gateway, the airport is 12 km and approximately a 15min drive from the city centre. Airport taxis are available at the arrivals terminal, however, if you would like to explore Spain at your own convenience, car hire is available at affordable prices.

Which airlines fly directly from Cape Town to Barcelona?

With no direct flights available from Cape Town to Barcelona Intl, travellers can expect one or two stops along the way to Spain. The most common stops along this route are Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport, Doha Hamad Intl, and Madrid Barajas (MAD) before arriving in Barcelona Intl. Qatar Airways is the dominant airline flying this route from Cape Town, with an occasional flight operated by Airlink on the South African domestic leg, and Air Europa servicing the last leg into Barcelona International Airport.

What are the stopover options between Cape Town to Barcelona

As a result of no direct flights from Cape Town to Barcelona, there are a few mandatory stopover options available along the journey, which subsequently affect the total flight duration. Johannesburg O.R Tambo International Airport, Doha Hamad Intl, and Madrid Barajas are the most common stopover airports. Travellers with only one stopover in Doha Hamad Intl can expect an average flight duration of 18h 50min, whereas a flight with two stopovers takes between 22h 35min to 48h 15min. In comparison, flights with two stops generally have cheaper airfares than those with only one, however, you do get cheap airfares with short-haul flights as well. A flight departing from Cape Town, stopping in O.R. Tambo International Airport, and Doha Hamad International Airport to Barcelona Intl is a classic example of this kind of flight.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Cape Town to Barcelona?

Barcelona is a city in Spain, and South Africans who plan to visit the country need to have a valid passport for at least three months from the date of departure, with blank pages available. South African travellers also need to obtain a Schengen Visa, as Spain is located in an area of Europe with free movement declared as the Schengen zone. To apply for the visa, travellers need to visit the Spain Visa Application Center with offices in Cape Town and Pretoria, with a 15 day waiting period.

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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Barcelona-El Prat (BCN)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Barcelona-El Prat from Cape Town?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Barcelona-El Prat

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl will not be allowed to enter Barcelona-El Prat.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Barcelona-El Prat.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Barcelona-El Prat.

Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from Barcelona-El Prat?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Barcelona-El Prat

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Barcelona-El Prat must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Barcelona-El Prat are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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Alternative routes for Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat

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Destination information for Barcelona-El Prat

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = €0,06
Average temperature for December in Barcelona-El Prat
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Barcelona-El Prat
46.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Barcelona

Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Barcelona-El Prat

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Barcelona-El Prat choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SWISS
R5 661 R12 986 No cancel fee 79%
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Turkish Airlines
R7 880 R9 990 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
R8 824 R11 762 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R9 108 R11 392 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R9 123 R10 997 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
R9 298 R12 326 No cancel fee 70%
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Air France
R9 449 R12 045 No cancel fee 77%
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Iberia
R9 813 R15 109 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
R9 918 R14 928 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
R13 492 R15 144 No cancel fee 75%
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