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

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The best prices from Chicago to Barcelona are usually found in October or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

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
57.2 - 84.2 °F
S37
Rainfall
0.9 - 3.3 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 to Barcelona

One-way from

$341

One-way flight from Chicago to Barcelona

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Barcelona?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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 35 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 35 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Barcelona for as little as $801 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 $850 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Barcelona from Chicago average $804. You can even find prices in November for less than $804, as users have found deals to Barcelona from as low as $455. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Barcelona from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 22%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Barcelona at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Barcelona in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BCN flights for June, July
3 Jul - 17 Jul
$447pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Jul - 23 Jul
$451pp
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
5 Jul - 14 Jul
$453pp
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
17 Nov - 24 Nov
$440pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Jul - 17 Jul
$447pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Aug - 31 Aug
$448pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
18 Jun - 7 Jul
$454pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jun - 3 Jul
$484pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jun - 5 Jul
$485pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Barcelona from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Barcelona
1:05 pm - 8:45 am
Iberia
1 Stop
12h 40m
ORD - BCN
Iberia
$341
SnapTravelAir
12:00 pm - 3:25 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
20h 25m
ORD - BCN
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$342
Kiwi.com
1:35 pm - 5:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
32h 25m
ORD - BCN
Multiple Airlines
$344
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Barcelona

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Barcelona due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Barcelona for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Barcelona to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alitalia to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago to Barcelona. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Barcelona for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $440, but on average you can expect to pay $461.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Barcelona for under $400 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Barcelona, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Barcelona for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Barcelona within the next 7 days for less than $500.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Barcelona?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 84 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Barcelona is generally hotter than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Barcelona?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Barcelona in 11h 10m. Fly via TAP AIR PORTUGAL, Delta, or Iberia to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

TAP AIR PORTUGAL, at $451, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Barcelona. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Iberia. TAP AIR PORTUGAL is 10% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for TAP AIR PORTUGAL. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $280. Users have also found tickets on Iberia for as little as $319.

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 = €0.83
Average temperature for June in Barcelona
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Barcelona
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Barcelona

Gerona (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
Brussels Airlines
$320 $401 No cancel fee N/A
Alitalia
$300 $416 No cancel fee 81%
Austrian Airlines
$284 $419 No cancel fee 78%
Norwegian Air Sweden
$360 $422 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Norwegian Air Sweden. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

United Airlines
$268 $425 No cancel fee 69%
KLM
$309 $446 No cancel fee 75%
SWISS
$264 $476 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$243 $496 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$318 $505 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$355 $561 No cancel fee 76%
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