Vueling reinstates Edinburgh-Barcelona route

Monday 23, April 2012


Vueling reinstates Edinburgh-Barcelona route


Vueling, the new generation airline, has announced the reintroduction of the direct Edinburgh-Barcelona route.


The three times weekly flights will complement Vueling’s expanding UK-Spain route network comprising existing fights from London Heathrow to Bilbao, Galicia, La Coruna and Vigo and it’s new routes for summer 2012 from Cardiff to Barcelona, Mallorca and Alicante and from Southampton to Barcelona. 


The route will start next 23rd June and will be operated on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Tickets are already on sale with lead in fares starting from just 49.99€ one way, taxes included, through all Vueling’s sales channels:, tour operators and travel agencies; iPhone and Android apps, the airline’s mobile portal and via Vueling’s UK call centre on 0906 754 7541. 


“We are delighted to see the return of Scotland to Vueling’s route network,” said CEO, Alex Cruz.  “Edinburgh is a great complement to our expanding UK route network.  Barcelona and Edinburgh have strong links and we are confident our flights will be appreciated by business and leisure travellers alike as well as all the destinations available through our connecting flights.” 


Onward connections through Barcelona - Vueling flights offer a wealth of onward connections via Vueling’s successful Barcelona Hub operations, currently accessing more than 40 destinations throughout Europe and North-Africa, including the Canary, Greek and Balearic Islands including Mallorca, Ibiza, Santorini and Tenerife, among others, as well as Malta, Dubrovnik, Malaga, Seville, Rome or Naples, with full through baggage check-in from Edinburgh to final destination. Barcelona is a truly cosmopolitan city with a Mediterranean climate in the heart of Spain’s Catalonia region. To the west, the mountains overlook the city and to the east is the majestic urban seafront, beaches and harbour, one of the largest and busiest in the Mediterranean.  


Barcelona is one of Europe’s most stylish cities and is a magnet for the fashion-conscious.  With more than 35,000 shops, the city is a shopper’s paradise offering everything from books to jewellery, haute couture to furniture.  Colourful markets bring life to the many squares in the city centre.



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