Getting to Spain: plane

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There are many options to arrive to Spain. Plane is the fastest and most comfortable one, especially if you are traveling from far away.

In addition to this, Spain is a very well connected country thanks to its many international airports (Madrid, Barcelona, Málaga, Palma), large complexes that links the main Spanish destination with cities across Europe and the rest of the world.

Search your plane tickets to Spain

There is a lot of research and information to collect when planning your trip. One of the first things you will do is look for your plane tickets to Spain.

Booking your flights should come even before booking your hotel or apartment. With so many hotels to choose from, you will be able to find the right place to stay to correspond with the dates you have chosen to fly, especially if you start with my handy guide to the best hotels in Spain

Let’s get to the point.

Are there really cheap airline tickets to Spain?

Short answer: yes!

You only need to learn a few tricks and hacks on how to find very cheap international flights.

Once you have become a master (which is not as hard as it seems, it is only a matter of time), look for cheap air flights to Spain.

A complete Spain airport guide

Spain is one of the top 3 most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Therefore, no wonder there are so many international airports connecting the country to all parts of Europe, but to the other parts of the world as well.

Airports in Spain are all managed and controlled by the Spanish government through the state controlled company Aena.

Although Aena manage 47 of Spain’s airports only 42 have regular scheduled flights. In order to present a logical and passenger friendly guide I have broken down the airports down into 3 categories:

  • Intercontinental gateways
  • European gateways
  • Spanish regional airports

This Spanish airport guide includes all the information you need to know before you go. Just choose the city you plan to travel to and find information about local airports such as facilities, transfer tips, parking info, how to get around town, car rental and other helpful details for an unforgettable trip to Spain.

Domestic flights within Spain

With over 40 airports spread across mainland Spain and the islands, traveling around this beautiful country by plane is a great option.

Although many of these airports have regularly scheduled flights and are served by the best budget airlines such as Easyjet, Ryanair, Iberia, Air Europa and Vueling, the most frequent flights are to and from Madrid Barajas and Barcelona El Prat. These are the two largest airports in Spain and offer the best connections nationally and internationally.

Travel through Spain by plane is a quick and often cheap option, as flights usually take no longer than 2 hours when accessing the mainland.

If you’re traveling to the Balearic Islands, Ceuta Melilla or the Canary Islands, then taking a plane is by far the fastest option. If you’re considering a trip to the islands, then it’s a good idea to fly from either Madrid Barajas or Barcelona El Prat, as they have the most frequent and reasonably priced flights.

This article is part of a complete tutorial on how to fly to Spain where you can read all the information you need to organize your flights to the country.

Here is a complete summary of all the guide:

1. How to find very cheap international flights
2. Looking for cheap air flights to Spain?
3. Getting to Spain by plane

Start planning your upcoming trip to Spain

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