How to travel from Barcelona to London

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from Barcelona to London

You can get from Barcelona to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Barcelona to London on Jul 03 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h20 08:20AMLondon Gatwick Airport
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11:15PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord24h31 10:46PMLondon
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07:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h20 09:00AMLondon Gatwick Airport
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Travel Information to London from Barcelona

distanceDistance1138 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • €162 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling

Travel 1138 km by coach, flight, ferry or train between Barcelona and London. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Barcelona to London.

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FAQs

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into London from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to London, United Kingdom from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 7/1/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Barcelona to London closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from London, United Kingdom?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from London?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 7/1/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from London here.

There are 4 ways to travel to London from Barcelona including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Barcelona to London is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around €1 compared to other travel options to London:

A ferry is €190 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Barcelona to London costing on average €190.

A ferry is €162 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Barcelona to London costing on average €162.

A ferry journey is usually €1 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average €1 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to London from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 24 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average NaN h NaN min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 11 h 19 min   of travel time.

The distance between Barcelona and London is around 1138 km.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to London is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Barcelona to London as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to London:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Barcelona Sants and arrive in London Victoria.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to London:

  • You can travel by coach between Barcelona and London with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Barcelona to London tickets for €190 on Omio.
  • You can travel to London from Barcelona by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €162 with Vueling from Barcelona to London.

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to London with.
  • You can check for a direct flight to London with Vueling, easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways or Iberia.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Your journey from Barcelona to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Barcelona to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!

When planning your trip to London from Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing €190 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost €162 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average €1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost €1 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Barcelona and London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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