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
flight

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

05:35PMLondon Luton Airport2h10 08:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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3931One-way
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07:30AMLondon27h50 12:20PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 transfer
1501One-way
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04:30PMLondon Stansted Airport2h10 07:40PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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3961One-way
12:45PMLondon Stansted Airport2h10 03:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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3961One-way
08:35PMLondon Stansted Airport2h10 11:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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3961One-way

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Travel Information from London to Barcelona

distanceDistance706 miles (1138 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range€112 - €205
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €112 • 24 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €205 • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or easyJet

Travel 706 miles (1138 km) by coach or flight from London to 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €112. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from London to Barcelona.

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FAQs

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:

  • 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

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

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

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

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 7/1/22. 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.

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

The cheapest way from London to Barcelona is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around €112 compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A coach journey is usually €93 less than a journey to Barcelona by plane, which costs on average €205 for the same trip.

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, going by coach can take 24 h 20 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 706 miles (1138 km) from London to Barcelona.

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.

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

  • You can travel by coach from London to Barcelona with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus London to Barcelona tickets for €112 on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from London to Barcelona with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for €205 with easyJet from London to Barcelona.

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

  • You can book a direct coach with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with British Airways.

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.

Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Barcelona often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from London to Barcelona, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average €112 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average €205 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking London to Barcelona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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