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from London to Barcelona

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

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To get from London to Barcelona on Aug 3 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:15PMLondon Stansted Airport2h10 08:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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08:15AMLondon Stansted Airport2h10 11:25AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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12:45PMLondon Stansted Airport2h10 03:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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08:15PMLondon Gatwick Airport2h15 11:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information between London and Barcelona

distanceDistance706 miles (1138 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range€5 - €69
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • €5 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €5 • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair

Travel 706 miles (1138 km) by coach or flight between London and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as €5. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from London to Barcelona.

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Travel to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Barcelona.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Barcelona, Spain if I’m coming from London, United Kingdom?

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 7/31/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between London and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to London, United Kingdom from Barcelona, Spain?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to London from Barcelona restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Barcelona?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 7/30/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel between London and Barcelona?

There are 2 travel options from London to Barcelona: coach or flight.

How many miles are between London and Barcelona

The distance between London and Barcelona is around 706 miles (1138 km).

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Barcelona?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Barcelona:

  • Coaches mostly leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and tend to arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights from London to Barcelona most often leave from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from London to Barcelona?

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

  • You can travel from London to Barcelona by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €69 with BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Barcelona.
  • You can travel by plane to Barcelona from London with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair London to Barcelona tickets for €5 on Omio.
Can I travel directly between London and Barcelona?

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

  • You can find direct flights to take to Barcelona with Vueling, Ryanair or British Airways.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Barcelona?
Omio customers who travel from London to Barcelona often also extend their holiday to go to Madrid, Paris or Valencia. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my London to Barcelona ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average €69 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average €5 one way.

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

What is the cheapest way from London to Barcelona?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Barcelona. Tickets for a flight cost on average €5.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight is about €64 less than a coach, which costs on average €69 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from London to Barcelona?

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from London is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 30 h.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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