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Flight Information from Los Angeles to Barcelona

distanceDistance5984 miles (9652 km)
durationAverage flight duration14 h 55 min
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesNorwegian Air Shuttle

Flights from Los Angeles to Barcelona cover the 5984 miles (9652 km) long route taking on average 14 h 55 min with our travel partners like Norwegian Air Shuttle. There are direct flight services available.

Flights from Los Angeles to Barcelona

Barcelona is one of eurosope's most rewarding city break destinations,  a major Mediterranean metropolis with a distinctive Catalan culture, and the gateway to the resorts of the Costa Brava. Visitors stroll Barcelona's broad avenues, admire the ornate architecture of Gaudi's unfinished Sagrada Familia basilica, before heading down to the beach at Barceloneta for a relaxed lunch. Vacationers and business travelers from California can take a direct flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona three days a week with a budget airline. Flights leave California in the afternoon or late evening for overnight travel to Spain, with a journey time of  just under 1one hours. The majority of connections from Los Angeles to Barcelona are indirect services, requiring a change in transit. These routes, via US, Canadian or eurosopean hubs, mostly take a couple of hours  longer than non-stop services but greatly increase the flight options from California to the historic city on the Mediterranean.

Which airlines travel from Los Angeles to Barcelona?

The Scandinavian budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle provides a direct flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona three days a week, the only non-stop service from the Californian city. Several eurosopean and North American airlines offer daily indirect flights from Los Angeles to Barcelona with one change in transit, routed through US, Canadian or eurosopean airports. Services for the trip to Catalunya include  United Airlines and Air Canada connections via Toronto, Swiss Air routes via Zurich, and German national airline Lufthansa's departures from Los Angeles to Barcelona via Frankfurt am Main.  Air New Zealand and British Airways also provide some daily indirect services to Barcelona via London Heathrow Airport.     

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona? 

The Norwegian Air Shuttle direct services provide the fastest flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona, taking ten hours and 50 minutes to cover the 6013 mile (9696 kilometer) route across the USA and Atlantic to the Catalan city.  The quickest indirect flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona is the United Airlines and Air Canada late morning departure via Toronto, taking a total journey time of 1three hours and  25 minutes to reach the Mediterranean. Other flights via Toronto take 20 minutes longer. The quickest connections via eurosopean hubs in Zurich or Frankfurt am Main take 1four hours and 50 minutes. The majority of indirect flights take upwards of 1five hours to reach Barcelona, with the duration depending on the route and length of layover between connecting flights.

How many flights are there from Los Angeles to Barcelona?

The budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle offers a direct flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona three days a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with departure times in the afternoon or late evening. There are also around 12 daily indirect flights from Los Angeles to Barcelona with one change required en route and a total journey time under 1eight hours. These services from Los Angeles depart in the morning, afternoon and evening. All direct and indirect flights from California to the Catalan city involve overnight travel over the Atlantic. For timetable clarity, Barcelona time is nine hours ahead of Los Angeles time.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Los Angeles to Barcelona?

Departure Airport: Los Angeles International Airport, also known as LAX,  is located in Westchester, about 18 miles (30 kilometers) southwest of downtown LA. Public transit options include Green Line Metro Rail services and free shuttles to the terminal taking about 60 minutes in total, or FlyAway express buses taking about 45 minutes. Airport facilities include long and short stay parking lots, currency exchange desks, ATMs, executive lounges, free WiFi and luggage storage. Food courts offer Asian noodle bars, fast food franchises, contemporary restaurants, pubs and coffee shops. Duty free shopping malls include designer brand fashions, accessories and eyeglasses, Hollywood souvenir stores, cosmetics counters, Californian wine specialists, gourmet delis, bookstores and newsstands.

Arrival Airport: Barcelona El Prat Airport is located eight miles (13 kilometers) southwest of the city center, with public transit available on subway trains on Line L9 Sud of the Barcelona subway or Aerobus express services taking about 30 minutes to get downtown. Facilities at the terminal include car rental desks, currency exchange bureaux, VIP lounges, free WiFi, a health spa and hairdresser. Dining options include tapas bars, international restaurants, fast food outlets, a cocktail bar and coffee shops. Duty free shopping malls provide electronics stores, a Barcelona FC soccer souvenir store, designer apparel and accessory boutiques, Spanish wine and liquor retailers, bookstores and newsstands.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Barcelona, Spain if I'm coming from Los Angeles, USA by plane?

Travel between Los Angeles, USA and Barcelona, Spain by plane is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Spain from USA?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Los Angeles?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

When traveling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering USA from Barcelona, Spain?

Return travel from Spain to USA is: Restricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Los Angeles from Barcelona?

Entry into USA is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from Barcelona?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

What are the safety rules to follow in Los Angeles, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Los Angeles from Barcelona.

How far is it from Los Angeles to Barcelona by plane?
The distance from Los Angeles to Barcelona by plane is approximately 5984 miles (9652 km).
How long is a flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona on average?
While the time it takes to travel 5984 miles (9652 km) between Los Angeles and Barcelona can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Los Angeles to Barcelona flight journey time is on average 14 h 55 min.
What airlines go from Los Angeles to Barcelona?
Take the Los Angeles to Barcelona flight with Norwegian Air Shuttle. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the journey between Los Angeles and Barcelona as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona? What time is the last flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona?
The earliest flight for this route departs from Los Angeles at 6: 59 AM. The last flight leaves from Los Angeles at 7: 55 PM. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from Los Angeles to Barcelona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

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