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Overview: Coach from London to Barcelona

distanceDistance706 miles (1138 km)
durationAverage coach duration25 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£43 (€50)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesEurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, National Express or Ouibus

Coaches from London to Barcelona cover the 706 miles (1138 km) long journey taking on average 25 h 40 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, National Express or Ouibus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £41, but the average price of coach tickets is £43. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express London to Barcelona

FlixBus and National Express coaches will get you between London and Barcelona from £41. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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National Express

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FlixBus 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach to Barcelona from London are the following:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Coaches from London to Barcelona

    While travelling by coach from London to Barcelona is a long journey it is generally much cheaper than flying. There are between six and 12 departures a day with journeys taking from 25.5 to 37.5 hours and involving an arrival the day after departure. A similar timetable is in operation seven days a week. All routes start at London Victoria Coach Station and terminate at either Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona-Sants or Barcelona, Estació d'Autobuses Nord.

    Which coach companies travel from London to Barcelona?

    Coaches travelling between London and Barcelona are operated by two companies, Eurolines and FlixBus. Both providers have modern and comfortable fleets with spacious interiors, toilets and wifi as well as individual power outlets and lights.

    How long is the coach from London to Barcelona?

    The coach journey to Barcelona from London takes between 25.5 hours and 37.5 hours depending on the route taken. Journeys involve one or two connections at places that include Paris Quai de Bercy, Paris Gare Galliéni, Lyon, Dijon, and Madrid Estación Sur de Autobuses.

    How many coaches are there from London to Barcelona?

    A similar schedule operates seven days a week with up to 12 daily departures. These start in the early morning and finish late at night with most departures being in the evening.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to Barcelona?

    Departure Coach Station: All coaches travelling to Barcelona from London depart from London Victoria Coach Station which is just a short walk from London Victoria Train Station. Underground services and both local and long-distance trains depart from Victoria Train Station while both stations have taxi ranks and local bus stops. The facilities at London Victoria Coach Station include wifi, toilets, kiosk shops, cafes and bars as well as tourist information. A selection of shops and restaurants can be found in the streets around the station.

    Arrival Coach Station: Coach services from London to Barcelona terminate at either Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona-Sants or Estació d'Autobuses Nord. Barcelona-Sants is one of the city's main train stations with good bus, tram and Metro links while Estació Nord is in the Eixample district and a short Metro ride from the city centre with its tourist attractions. Both stations have facilities that include taxi ranks, toilets, wifi, shops and cafes.

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    FAQs

    What are the travel restrictions for Barcelona, Spain if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by coach?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Barcelona, Spain by coach is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Spain from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
    • Health screen upon arrival
    • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

    When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach to Barcelona from London before travelling.

    Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Spain by coach?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Barcelona to London is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Spain?

    Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Barcelona?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • 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 safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

    Last verified on 19/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Barcelona to London coach here.

    How much does a cheap coach from London to Barcelona cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Barcelona from London to cost as little as £41  in the next 7 days.

    What is the average cost of a coach from London to Barcelona?

    If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Barcelona coach to cost on average £43  one way.

    What is the distance to Barcelona from London by coach?

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

    How long does it take from London to Barcelona by coach?

    On average the London to Barcelona coach time is 25 h 40 min  covering the 706 miles (1138 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    What station does the London to Barcelona coach leave from? Which Barcelona coach station do I come into from London?

    Omio customers book a coach from London Victoria   to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the departure coach station in London located? Where is the arrival coach station in Barcelona located?

    Passengers board their coach most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this coach station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and need to travel approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Barcelona.

    What coach companies offer a service between London and Barcelona?

    When taking a coach from London to Barcelona, you can count on Eurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, National Express or Ouibus for the best way to get you to Barcelona. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Barcelona from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

    When can I take the first coach from London to Barcelona? When can I take the last coach for the day?

    The earliest coach departing from London to Barcelona leaves at 10: 00. The last coach departing from London to Barcelona leaves at 21: 30. You can find the latest London to Barcelona coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I book coach tickets from London to Barcelona for the best deals?

    The price of a one way coach ticket from London to Barcelona is on average £43 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets to Barcelona from London available a few months in advance.