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Travel time from Bratislava to Barcelona


Bratislava to Barcelona airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Bratislava to Barcelona? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Barcelona, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.


Tuesday, 2:49 pm:  start in Bratislava
drive for about 1.5 hours
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 5:00 pm at the latest

4:05 pm:  Vienna International (VIE)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 5:30 pm

4:35 pm:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

5:35 pm:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

6:05 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

6:20 pm:  board Air Berlin PLC and CO flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

6:30 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but remember flights can be delayed, so take that into account
it takes the plane an average of 15 minutes to taxi to the runway

6:45 pm:  wheels up! take-off from VIE
fly for about 2 hours in the air

8:59 pm (local time):  Barcelona-El Prat (BCN)
Barcelona is the same time as Bratislava
taxi on the runway for an average of 15 minutes to the gate

9:14 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at BCN
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 24 minutes to your destination

9:38 pm (local time):  arrive in Barcelona

Total travel time: 7 hours

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Flying non-stop from Bratislava to Barcelona

How far is Barcelona from Bratislava? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 868 miles or 1397 km

Flight time: 2 hours, 14 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 6 hours, 50 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 3.4x faster, and saves you about 5 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula. For a long distance, this appears as a curve on the map, and this is often the route that commercial airlines will take so it's a good estimate of the frequent flyer miles you'll accumulate as well.

This is a medium length flight, so unless you have a nice private jet, you might be booking a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.


Barcelona Airports
  1. Barcelona El Prat Airport
  2. Girona-Costa Brava Airport



Alternate flights from Bratislava to Barcelona

The most common route is VIE to BCN, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. VIE to BCN
    Vienna International to Barcelona-El Prat
  2. BTS to BCN
    M. R. Stefanik International to Barcelona-El Prat
  3. VIE to GRO
    Vienna International to Gerona Costa Brava
  4. BTS to GRO
    M. R. Stefanik International to Gerona Costa Brava


Airlines that fly to Barcelona

We picked Air Berlin PLC and CO for your main flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. Air Berlin PLC and CO (AB)
  2. Iberia Air Lines Of Spain (IB)
  3. Air China (CA)


Plan a trip to Barcelona

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Barcelona, Spain. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Barcelona. If you're looking for a place to stay, you might want to check out W Barcelona. A great place to eat might be Ciudad Condal. Trippy members can suggest things to do in Barcelona like Parc G├╝ell. Check out some of the questions people have asked about Barcelona like Best tapas in Barcelona? Click the button below to explore Barcelona in detail.





What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Barcelona to Bratislava, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Bratislava to Barcelona road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Bratislava to Barcelona?

If you happen to know Bratislava, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Bratislava!






At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 868 miles
flight time of 2 hours, 14 minutes
33 Bratislava travel answers
424 Barcelona travel answers










   
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