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Travelers usually depart from Barcelona–El Prat, Barcelona - Sants, Barcelona - Estació del Nord, Barcelona - Urgell, or Barcelona - Placa Catalunya when they travel from Barcelona to Washington, D.C.. Book your trip to arrive at Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington, DC - Rosslyn. The distance between Barcelona and Washington, D.C. is 6523 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Vueling, Ryanair, Play, Delta Air Lines, and TAP Portugal. Barcelona and Washington, D.C. have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting National Mall, Independence National Historical Park, PA, USA, and Lincoln Memorial.

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Check-in for a flight from Barcelona to Washington, D.C.

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
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RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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PlayFPYOGNoNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Walk through the Franciscan Monastery in Washington DC and peep into its catacombs

The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America is famous for its life-size granite replicas of the Tomb of Mary, the Grotto of Lourdes, and other shrines. Roman catacombs meander beneath the floor of the sanctuary. The monastery’s territory is accessible for walking, but you cannot get into the catacombs on your own – you will need a guide. Visiting the monastery and the catacombs is free.

2) Water taxis are a great way to see different areas of Washington DC

For many tourists, a water taxi is not just a means of transport, but a whole entertainment that remains in the memory. Water taxi Potomac Riverboat Co. links Georgetown, the Wharf, and Old Town Alexandria. The cost of one trip is about $15 (€13).

3) Food in Washington DC can be quite inexpensive

While there is a lot of money-spinning in Washington, a budget traveller can find inexpensive dining options here. For example, bowls cost about $5 (€4.20), smoked sausages (a signature dish in Washington) cost $6 (€5). Chinese food costs $11-15 (€9.50-13), and a huge pizza is $10-12 (€8.50-10.30). A combo meal in McDonald’s will cost you $8 (€7).

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Barcelona to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Barcelona and Washington, D.C. takes around 9.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Barcelona and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between Barcelona and Washington, D.C. is 6523 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Barcelona and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between Barcelona and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Lufthansa.
What are the most popular routes to and from Barcelona?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Barcelona and New York, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, London, Denver, Chicago, Rome, Paris, Tel Aviv, Madrid, Dublin, Ibiza, Berlin, Palma, Majorca, Orlando, Seattle, Atlanta, Seville, Budapest.
What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and Denver, San Francisco, Orlando, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Austin, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, London, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, San Diego, Houston, Seattle, New Orleans, Boston, Paris, Dallas, Tampa.
What airports are near Barcelona?
The main airport in Barcelona is Barcelona–El Prat. It is also served by Barcelona–El Prat, Girona–Costa Brava, Reus, Béziers Cap d Agde, Perpignan–Rivesaltes, Carcassonne, Castellón–Costa Azahar, Lleida–Alguaire.
What airports are near Washington, D.C.?
The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Baltimore–Washington International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Norfolk International, Trenton–Mercer, Richmond International, Atlantic City International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Altoona–Blair County, Lancaster, Hagerstown Regional.
What buses and trains depart from Barcelona?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Barcelona, including Renfe, AVLO.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Barcelona and Washington, D.C.?
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