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Flight Information between Barcelona and Birmingham

distanceDistance787 miles (1270 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£171 (€194)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair or Vueling

Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham cover the 787 miles (1270 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Ryanair or Vueling. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as £30, but the average price of plane tickets is £171. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Birmingham International Airport.

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Flight from Barcelona to Birmingham with Vueling and RyanAir

Travel between Barcelona and Birmingham from £30 with Omio’s flight partners Vueling and RyanAir! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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Vueling tickets between Barcelona and Birmingham are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Vueling from Barcelona to Birmingham all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight, you can find all the current Vueling flight timetables and plane tickets available on Omio for the 787 miles (1270 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the Vueling flight, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this flight, compare the fastest Barcelona to Birmingham routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Vueling Barcelona to Birmingham plane ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Vueling plane ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Birmingham with Vueling!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees waived
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  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Barcelona to Birmingham Flights: An Overview

Birmingham is commonly referred to as the UK’s “second city.” It is the second-largest metropolitan area in England located in the nation’s West Midlands. It has cultural, financial, social, and commercial significance. It features iconic attractions like the Library of Birmingham and St. Phillips Cathedral. Visitors can travel to the city for sightseeing, business, or to explore its rich industrial history. More than 50 flights link Barcelona to Birmingham​. Some of the flights are direct, while a majority feature layovers. Non-stop flights regularly take less than three hours to arrive in Birmingham​. Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham are available throughout the day.  

Which airlines fly from Barcelona to Birmingham?

Nine airlines operate from Barcelona to Birmingham. Only vueling and Ryanair offer direct flights between the two cities. KLM, Lufthansa, Airfrance, AerLingus, British Airways, and Turkish Airlines offer connecting flights from Barcelona to Birmingham​.

How long is the flight from Barcelona to Birmingham? 

The two fastest direct flights from Barcelona to Birmingham take approximately two hours 25 minutes, covering a flight distance of 1,271 kilometers. Other direct flights take approximately two hours 30 minutes to reach Birmingham. Connecting flights take longer depending on the connecting cities. KLM flies the quickest connecting flight, which takes four hours 30 minutes. British Airways and Aer Lingus jointly offer the longest flight with two layovers. This flight takes 29 hours 15 minutes from Barcelona to Birmingham. 

How many flights are there from Barcelona to Birmingham? 

There are 62 flights from Barcelona to Birmingham every day, with more than 400 flights weekly. Only three of the 62 flights are direct, while the rest feature one or two changes and layovers. Only vueling and Ryanair offer direct flights. Popular layover cities include Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Madrid, Dublin, Munich, Dubai, and Istanbul. Direct flights are available during the early mornings, mid-mornings, and early afternoon. Travelers wishing to catch direct flights from Barcelona to Birmingham should be at the airport early enough. However, connecting flights are available throughout the day. 

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Barcelona to Birmingham? 

Departure airport: Barcelona El Prat airport (BCN) is the departure airport for flights on this route. It is located 15 kilometers south-west of Barcelona in a municipality called central Plaça Catalunya and is linked to the airport by the Aerobus line 1 and 2. The buses depart to the airport every five to ten minutes and take 35 minutes to cover the distance.​ The Air-Rail Link train is an inexpensive and convenient method of travel to reach the airport, taking around 25 minutes. It is also easy to reach the airport from Barcelona City via taxi, rental car, or public transport. Facilities at the airport include spacious parking lots, ATMs, hotels and restaurants, currency exchange, and free WiFi.

Arrival airport: Birmingham International Airport (BHX) is the arrival airport for flights on this route. Located south-east of Birmingham City near Bickenhill village, ​it is the seventh-busiest airport in the UK. It is served by an automated people mover, which links the airport with Birmingham International Railway Station. Travelers can book taxis or rental cars at the airport. Public bus and train services are also available. Birmingham​ Airport features public amenities like spacious parking lots, reserved parking for persons with disabilities, free WiFi, restaurants, duty-free shops, eateries, ATMs, and car rental services.

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FAQs
Is travel by plane currently allowed from Barcelona, Spain to Birmingham, United Kingdom?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Birmingham, United Kingdom by plane is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Birmingham from Barcelona as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return flight to Barcelona, Spain from Birmingham is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into Barcelona from Birmingham restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Birmingham?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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?

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

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

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Barcelona from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here.

How much does a cheap flight between Barcelona and Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets to Birmingham from Barcelona for as low as £30  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a plane ticket from Barcelona to Birmingham on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Barcelona to Birmingham flight prices are on average £171  one way.
What is the distance to Birmingham from Barcelona via plane?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Barcelona to Birmingham via plane to be approximately 787 miles (1270 km).
How long does it take from Barcelona to Birmingham by plane?
The flight time to Birmingham from Barcelona is on average 2 h 20 min  for the 787 miles (1270 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Barcelona and Birmingham by flight can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What airport does the flight from Barcelona to Birmingham depart from? Which Birmingham airport do I fly into from Barcelona?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona El Prat Airport   and arriving in Birmingham International Airport.

Where do I find the Barcelona airport for the flight to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham airport?

You can find the most popular departure airport for this route, Barcelona El Prat Airport, located approximately 7 miles (11 km) from the city centre of Barcelona. The most popular arrival airport in Birmingham, called Birmingham International Airport, is located around 7 miles (11 km) away from its city centre. To reach the city centre of Birmingham from Birmingham International Airport, check what taxi services, airport shuttle services or public transportation options are available.

What airlines go from Barcelona to Birmingham?
For the journey from Barcelona to Birmingham you can take a flight with Ryanair or Vueling. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services from Barcelona to Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When does the first flight depart from Barcelona to Birmingham? When does the last flight depart from Barcelona to Birmingham?
You can take the first flight from Barcelona to Birmingham at 05: 05   or take the last flight from Barcelona to Birmingham leaving at 18: 55. Look for the latest Barcelona Birmingham flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the plane for this trip.
How far in advance should I book a plane ticket from Barcelona to Birmingham to get the best deals?
You can find a flight from Barcelona to Birmingham to cost on average £171 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Barcelona to Birmingham flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey