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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 Jan 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30PMLondon Gatwick Airport2h05 11:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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09:25AMLondon Gatwick Airport2h05 12:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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12:10PMLondon Gatwick Airport2h05 03:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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08:30PMLondon Gatwick Airport2h05 11:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information from London to Barcelona

distanceDistance706 miles (1138 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range€17 - €47
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • €17 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €17 • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or BlaBlaCar Bus

Take a flight or coach to travel 706 miles (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 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as €17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Ryanair or BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from London to Barcelona.

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FAQs

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

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from United Kingdom?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if travelling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/26/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between London and Barcelona.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to London, United Kingdom from Barcelona, Spain?

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Spain?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Spain?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 1/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Barcelona.

How do you get from London to Barcelona?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between London and Barcelona?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Barcelona. Tickets for a flight cost on average €17.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight is €30 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from London to Barcelona costing on average €47.

What is the fastest way from London to Barcelona?

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

Other travel options from London to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 25 h 30 min.

What is the distance from London to Barcelona?

The London to Barcelona distance is approximately 706 miles (1138 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from London to Barcelona?

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

  • Flights most often depart from London at London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and tend to arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Barcelona?

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:

  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair London to Barcelona tickets on Omio for €17.
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Barcelona by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus London to Barcelona tickets on Omio for €47.

Is there a direct service to Barcelona from London?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Vueling or British Airways.
  • You can travel directly by coach with.

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 between London and Barcelona.

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 early should I buy London to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average €17 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost €47 one way on average.

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

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