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 2022: compare Chicago to Barcelona flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Barcelona.
CHI - BCN
Price
$407 - $694
BCN
Temperature
48.2 - 75.2 °F
BCN
Rainfall
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

$283

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?

To save up to 51% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Barcelona from $640 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $780 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

When flying from Chicago to Barcelona, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Barcelona from Chicago average $505. You can even find prices in October for less than $505, as users have found deals to Barcelona from as low as $325. 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 37%.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Barcelona in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to BCN flights for May, June
27 May - 3 Jun
$636pp
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
27 May - 3 Jun
$713pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Jun - 22 Aug
$729pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Finnair
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Barcelona 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Barcelona from Chicago found for this year
21 Sep - 3 Oct
$410pp
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 - 5 Nov
$419pp
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
14 Sep - 20 Sep
$432pp
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

Non-stop flights to Barcelona from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Barcelona direct flight deals
12 Sep - 22 Sep
$473pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Iberia
Non-Stop
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Iberia
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Oct - 25 Oct
$484pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Iberia
Non-Stop
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Iberia
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Oct - 25 Oct
$487pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Finnair
Non-Stop
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
BCN
Barcelona-El Prat
Finnair
Non-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
3 Jun - 8 Jun
$779pp
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 Jun - 8 Jun
$799pp
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 Jun - 8 Jun
$816pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 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
2:10 pm - 8:50 am
Lufthansa
1 Stop
11h 40m
ORD - BCN
Lufthansa
$283
ScholarTrip
2:05 pm - 3:50 pm
Austrian Airlines
2 Stops
18h 45m
ORD - BCN
Austrian Airlines
$309
ScholarTrip
4:35 am - 3:25 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
27h 50m
ORD - BCN
Multiple Airlines
$346
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Related info for your journey

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?

Norwegian, TAP AIR PORTUGAL, and American Airlines 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 TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $410, but on average you can expect to pay $455.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Barcelona for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Barcelona under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Barcelona is less than $528.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Barcelona for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Barcelona within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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

According to our current data, TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($410), Scandinavian Airlines ($460), and Iberia ($484) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Barcelona. These flights start at 18% 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 Scandinavian Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $270. However, be on the lookout for offers from TAP AIR PORTUGAL and Lufthansa, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Barcelona for a low price.

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 - Girona Costa Brava 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 $1,808 for a flight from Chicago to Barcelona. The cheapest flight overall is $295 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Barcelona-El Prat) is currently priced at $419.

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.

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 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 = €0.94
Flight duration from Chicago to Barcelona
9h 18m
Average temperature for May in Barcelona
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Barcelona
1.9 ″

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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $24 No cancel fee 66%

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

Austrian Airlines
$284 $419 No cancel fee 78%
ITA Airways
$300 $416 No cancel fee 81%
Brussels Airlines
$320 $401 No cancel fee N/A
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.

Scandinavian Airlines
$404 $501 No cancel fee 77%
Air France
$418 $648 No cancel fee 77%
United Airlines
$444 $656 No cancel fee 69%
SWISS
$453 $581 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$461 $633 No cancel fee N/A
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