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Fastest Journey

9 h 35 m

Direct flights

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Flights per day

18

Distance

6165 km

There are 0 direct flights between New York City and Barcelona per day, with the fastest journey taking just 9 hours and 35 minutes.

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05:30PMJohn F. Kennedy International Airport, NY10h20 09:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$7761One-way
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05:30PMJohn F. Kennedy International Airport, NY13h05 12:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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05:30PMJohn F. Kennedy International Airport, NY13h05 12:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$7761One-way
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01:30PMJohn F. Kennedy International Airport, NY13h40 09:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$8361One-way
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01:00PMLaGuardia Airport, NY14h10 09:10AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$711Delta Air Lines
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$558Delta Air Lines
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$318Iberia
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Journey Summary

New York City to Barcelona Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
12 hours 12 minutes
Flight Price: $365
Flights Depart from:New York City
Flights arrive in:Barcelona
Distance:6165 km
Airlines:, Delta Air Lines, openskies, Iberia, TAP Portugal, JetBlue Airways, Air Europa

Flights from New York to Barcelona

Spain's economic powerhouse and the gateway to the Mediterranean beaches of the Costa Brava, Barcelona is one of the great eurosopean city break destinations. Its cultural highlights include Gaudi's ornate Sagrada Familia basilica and the world famous soccer stadium the Camp Nou. US architecture enthusiasts, sun-seekers and soccer fans can book a direct flight from New York to Barcelona with a choice of airlines, including a budget operator. Overnight flights to Barcelona depart seven days a week from two New York airports, with flight times around seven hours and 30 minutes. Additional indirect flights with one change en route are provided by several airlines. These flights, routed via a Canadian or eurosopean hub, take longer than direct services but greatly increase the daily flight options from New York to Barcelona.

Which airlines travel from New York to Barcelona?

Several US and eurosopean airlines provide direct flights from New York to Barcelona, mostly in codeshare operations. United Airlines operates daily direct flights from New York Newark Liberty International Airport to Barcelona. Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle flies direct from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Barcelona five nights a week. American Airlines, in partnership with Finnair, also operates from JFK, with direct flights six nights a week. Spanish national carrier Iberia has direct flights to Barcelona from JFK three times a week. Delta Airlines, in a codeshare with KLM and Air France provides direct connections from JFK to the Spanish city five nights a week. Indirect routes with one change in transit include TAP Air Portugal flights from JFK via Lisbon, American Airlines and Iberia connections from JFK via Madrid Barajas, and United Airlines and Swiss Air routes from Newark via Zurich.

How long is the flight from New York to Barcelona?

Norwegian Air Shuttle low cost departures from JFK Airport offer the fastest flight from New York to Barcelona, taking seven hours and 15 minutes to complete the 3842 mile (6183 kilometer) trip due west over the Atlantic to the Catalan capital. Other direct flights from New York airports take five to 25 minutes longer to reach Barcelona. TAP Air Portugal provides the fastest indirect flight from New York to Barcelona, with its connection via Lisbon taking a total journey time of nine hours and 15 minutes. American Airlines and Iberia connections via Madrid take 30 minutes longer. Other indirect services take upwards of ten hours, depending on the route and the length of time spent in transit between connections.

How many flights are there from New York to Barcelona? 

There are three daily direct flights from New York to Barcelona from Monday to Wednesday, four on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and five on Fridays. These include a daily departure from Newark Airport with United Airlines. Budget operator Norwegian Air Shuttle flies from JFK to Barcelona five days a week, on Tuesdays and Thursday to Sunday. Departure times range from late afternoon to just before midnight and all flights to Barcelona involve overnight travel. There are more than 20 daily indirect departures requiring one layover en route, with afternoon and evening takeoff times.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from New York to Barcelona?

Departure Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport is located in New Jersey, nine miles (15 kilometers) southwest of downtown Manhattan, with regular rail services provided by NJ Transit and Amtrak, taking about 30 minutes to make the trip from Midtown to the terminal.  John F. Kennedy International Airport is situated in Queens, 14 miles, (20 kilometers) southeast of central Manhattan,  with public transit transfers available on New York subway services to Howard Beach or Jamaica stations, met by AirTrain shuttles to the terminal, taking 45-60 minutes. Both airports have long and short stay parking lots, currency exchange bureaux, ATMs, luggage storage desks, business lounges and free WiFi. Food courts feature fast food outlets, restaurants, cocktail bars, coffee shops and taco stands. Duty free shopping malls include wine and liquor stores, designer brand fashion outlets, bookstores and newsstands.

Arrival Airport: Barcelona El Prat Airport is located eight miles (13 kilometers) southwest of the city center, with frequent public transit transfers downtown available on express buses, suburban trains and subway trains on the L9 Sud line, taking around 30 minutes. Facilities at the passenger terminal include car rental agencies, currency exchange desks, ATMs, free WiFi, luggage storage and children's play areas. Dining options include international restaurants, tapas bars, coffee shops and wine bars. Shopping malls offer Spanish gourmet food and wine stores, a Barcelona FC soccer store, designer fashion boutiques, bookstores and newsstands.

Taking a Flight from New York

The first of the day's New York to Barcelona flights departs from JFK, New York’s busiest airport. Passengers can reach the airport via the New York subway system, alighting at the JFK subway station and then taking the Airtrain JFK to their terminal. Both the New York subway and the Airtrain JFK run throughout the night. Those departing from Newark Airport, located 24 km southwest of Manhattan, can reach the airport via the Northeast Corridor Rail Line which departs from Penn Station in central New York and arrives at Newark Airport Rail Station where passengers can take the Airtrain monorail to their terminal.

Flying into Barcelona

The capital of Catalonia and Spain’s second biggest city, Barcelona is as beautiful as it is vibrant. The city is famed for its modern art Parc Guell, its unfinished Sagrada Familia, and Las Ramblas- a street dedicated to al fresco dining and street entertainment that culminates at the beach. International flights arrive at Barcelona El-Prat Airport, which is located 12 km southwest of the city. From here passengers can take either the A1 or A2 Aerobus service directly the city centre, after a journey time of around 30 minutes. Alternatively, passengers can take a commuter rail line, provided by RENFE, which departs from Terminal 2 and arrives at the city’s main rail station, Barcelona-Sants in under 30 minutes. Throughout the night passengers can take the Nitbus 17 night bus service to central Barcelona.

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Flights from New York City to Barcelona
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by plane from New York City, USA to Barcelona, Spain?

Travel between New York City, USA and Barcelona, Spain by plane is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain from USA?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from New York City?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival

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

All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/16/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Barcelona from New York City as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to New York City, USA from Barcelona, Spain?

The restriction level for your return flight to New York City, USA from Barcelona is: Restricted.

Is my return flight into New York City from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • 10 day mandatory self quarantine, or COVID-19 testing on arrival with a minimum of 7 day self quarantine which ends following a second negative test
  • Test performed on day 3 of quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in New York City, USA?

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

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 6/16/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to New York City from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap flights between New York City and Barcelona cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight to Barcelona from New York City for the next 7 days starting from $318 (€248)  one way.
How much is the flight to Barcelona from New York City on average?
If you are looking to buy your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the New York City to Barcelona flight to cost on average $388 (€302)  one way.
How far is it from New York City to Barcelona by plane?
You should expect to travel around 3822 miles (6164 km)  to Barcelona from New York City by plane.
How many hours is the flight time between New York City and Barcelona?
While the time it takes to travel 3822 miles (6164 km) to Barcelona from New York City can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the New York City to Barcelona flight journey time is on average 9 h 40 min.
Which airlines should I travel with from New York City to Barcelona?
For the best New York City to Barcelona flight to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Norwegian Air Shuttle. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services between New York City and Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
What are the first and last departure flight times from New York City to Barcelona?
You can take the earliest flight from New York City to Barcelona at 6: 45 PM   or take the last flight from New York City to Barcelona leaving at 11: 36 PM. Look for the latest New York City to Barcelona flight schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the plane for this trip.
How early should I book New York City to Barcelona plane tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way plane ticket from New York City to Barcelona is on average $388 (€302) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for flights from all possible airlines offering this trip. In general, you can find plane tickets to Barcelona from New York City available a few months in advance.