Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Barcelona (BCN)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Barcelona (BCN)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to BCN flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Barcelona flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Barcelona.
CHI - S37
Price
$407 - $694
S37
Temperature
48.2 - 75.2 °F
S37
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.6 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$407

From Chicago (CHI) to Barcelona

One-way from

$244

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Barcelona

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Barcelona?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Barcelona at least 61 days early can save you up to 51% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Barcelona for as little as $640 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $780 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Barcelona (CHI - S37)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Chicago to Barcelona as you normally would.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Barcelona?

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Barcelona from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $505 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $325. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Barcelona in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BCN flights for October, November
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$324pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Oct - 29 Oct
$327pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 20 Nov
$328pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Barcelona 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Barcelona from Chicago found for this year
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$324pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Oct - 29 Oct
$327pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 20 Nov
$328pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Barcelona

Late deals on round-trip flights to Barcelona from Chicago, departing today and this week
23 Oct - 29 Oct
$327pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Oct - 27 Oct
$329pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Oct - 6 Nov
$332pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Barcelona from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Barcelona
2:30 pm - 9:00 am
SWISS
1 Stop
11h 30m
ORD - BCN
SWISS
$244
StudentUniverse
2:30 am - 3:40 am
British Airways
1 Stop
18h 10m
ORD - BCN
British Airways
$316
ViajesElCorteInglés
2:10 pm - 1:15 pm
Iberia
1 Stop
16h 05m
ORD - BCN
Iberia
$318
SnapTravelAir

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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Barcelona</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Barcelona

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Barcelona have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

British Airways, Norwegian, and Iberia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Barcelona for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Barcelona for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $318, but on average you can expect to pay $333.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Barcelona for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Barcelona within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Barcelona round-trip?

According to our current data, TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($318), and SAS ($357) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Barcelona. These flights start at 37% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Barcelona one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is SWISS, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $244. However, be on the lookout for offers from Lufthansa and British Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Barcelona for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Barcelona?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Barcelona.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Barcelona?

Most travelers choose Chicago O'Hare Intl - Barcelona-El Prat, Chicago Midway - Barcelona-El Prat or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Reus when deciding on the best route from Chicago to Barcelona.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Barcelona?

On average you can expect to pay $976 for a flight from Chicago to Barcelona. The cheapest flight overall is $135 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Barcelona-El Prat) is currently priced at $318.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Barcelona, Spain

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Barcelona from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Barcelona

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Barcelona.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Barcelona.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Barcelona.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Barcelona?

Returning to Chicago from Barcelona

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Barcelona must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Barcelona are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Barcelona

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Barcelona.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.87
Average temperature for October in Barcelona
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Barcelona
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Barcelona

Costa Brava (GRO)
Reus (REU)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Barcelona

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Barcelona choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$243 $496 No cancel fee N/A
SWISS
$264 $476 No cancel fee 79%
United Airlines
$268 $425 No cancel fee 69%
Austrian Airlines
$284 $419 No cancel fee 78%
Air Canada
$299 $562 No cancel fee 67%
Alitalia
$300 $416 No cancel fee 81%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$307 $453 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$309 $446 No cancel fee 75%
Iberia
$312 $470 No cancel fee 77%
Finnair
$318 $562 No cancel fee 76%
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