How to travel from London to Barcelona

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from London to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Barcelona on Jun 10 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

London Stansted Airport
12:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers
11:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 transfer
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London Stansted Airport
11:55AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers
London Luton Airport
10:15AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers
London Gatwick Airport
02:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers

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Travel Information from London to Barcelona

distanceDistance1138 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range€60 - €95
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • €60 • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €60 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a coach or flight to travel 1138 km to Barcelona from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as €60. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from London to Barcelona.

FAQs: Travel from London to Barcelona

FAQs: 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.

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Barcelona from London?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Barcelona, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 5/17/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Barcelona from London.

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

Is my journey back to London from Barcelona restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 5/25/23. 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.

There are 2 ways to travel to Barcelona from London including taking a coach or flight.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Barcelona. Tickets for a flight cost on average €60.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight is about €35 less than a coach, which costs on average €95 for this trip.

The quickest way to travel from London to Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 24 h 30 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 1138 km from London to Barcelona.

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Barcelona by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from London to Barcelona for €95 on Omio.
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling London to Barcelona tickets on Omio for €60.

Yes, there are direct services available between London and Barcelona with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct coach with.
  • You'll find direct flights with Vueling, easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways or BA Cityflyer.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Barcelona.

Many of our customers travelling from London to Barcelona don't make Barcelona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Madrid, Paris or Valencia, either of which you could add to your London and Barcelona trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barcelona to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average €95 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost €60 one way on average.

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.

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