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Overview: Barcelona to London flight

distanceDistance706 miles (1138 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£53 (€61)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Vueling, easyJet, British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Iberia, TAP Portugal, Monarch Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM or Air Europa

Flights from Barcelona to London cover the 706 miles (1138 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Iberia, TAP Portugal, Monarch Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM or Air Europa. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £53, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Airlines: Barcelona to London with Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and Iberia

Buy your official Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and Iberia flight tickets to London from Barcelona from £26 with Omio. Find flight times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

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Ryanair is one of the biggest and most popular low-cost airlines in Europe, headquartered in Ireland. Hopping on a plane and flying to popular European destinations quickly and affordably is made easy with Ryanair. This budget airline is known for operating direct flights to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. A Ryanair plane ticket between Barcelona and London includes allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for cabin baggage and checked baggage.

  • Average Price: £30

When you buy your Ryanair flight tickets between Barcelona and London don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
<32>Flights from Barcelona to London

A direct flight from Barcelona to London takes approximately 2h 20min. Multiple flights depart from Barcelona to London each day, including at weekends. Flights depart approximately one every two hours, beginning from around 6:30 a.m and carrying on into the evening. Several companies operate on this route, meaning that you can find a range of prices and times to suit you.

Barcelona to London flight Time: Daily Departures

Around 40 flights from Barcelona to London are available each day, including both indirect and direct flights. Flights start early at around 6:30 a.m and operate until around 8:30 p.m. Flights usually occur every two hours, with some busier periods seeing multiple flights depart at one time. Several airlines operate flights on this route, some of which operate a higher frequency of flights each day than others.

How long is the journey by flight from Barcelona to London?

The fastest direct flights from Barcelona to London take approximately 2h 15min, although some direct flights may have a slightly longer journey duration. Companies also operate indirect flights between the two locations, which will increase the flight time by several hours. The average indirect flight from Barcelona to London may take around 6h. It’s important to remember to allow yourself time to check in and retrieve your luggage in your itinerary when you are calculating your journey time.

What are the departure and arrival airport for flights from Barcelona to London?

Departure airport: Barcelona, Barcelona El Prat (BCN) serves departures for flights from Barcelona to London. The airport is very popular with tourists, serving the city itself and the surrounding holiday spots. The airport is around 9 miles (15km) from the city centre, a 30 or 40min drive. Taxis and car hire are available on site, alternatively you can make use of the metropolitan buses which stop at the airport terminals.

The best public transport option at the airport is the Aerobus, which provides an express and direct service between the airport terminals and several locations in the city of Barcelona itself. It departs ever 10min from early until late. In terms of facilities, Barcelona airport is well appointed, with a currency exchange, information desks and many small shops and eateries.

Arrival airport: London, The city of London is served by multiple airports, many of which are available when flying in from Barcelona. The most popular airport for this route is London Heathrow (LHR), one of Europe’s busiest airports. It is located 1h drive away from the city centre, a distance of around 25 miles (44km). Heathrow has its own national coach network departing from the airport to cities in the UK, and you can make use of the Heathrow Express train to London’s Paddington station. Alternatively, taxis are available from each of the terminals. London Heathrow has great facilities for travellers, including multiple lounges, pubs, bars and restaurants onsite and shopping outlets. You can also find luggage storage and currency exchanges at your convenience.

London City Bridge. Source: Shutterstock

Which airlines travel from Barcelona to London?

Several companies currently operate flights between Barcelona and London with a range of prices and flight services available. Airlines frequently operating on this route include Ryanair, KLM and AirEuropa. Other airlines may also provide flights on this route on a less regular basis. Ryanair has a reputation as a very cheap provider, and currently provides some of the cheapest and flights between the two locations. KLM offers a better range of flight times throughout the day, and sometimes operates direct flights alongside indirect flights. AirEuropa also offers indirect flights with long stopovers internationally, which are much cheaper than some of the direct flights offered.

Ryanair flights from Barcelona to London

Ryanair offer some of cheapest flights between Barcelona and London. Recognised as one of Europe’s leading economy airlines, you can travel between the two cities directly at budget prices. Flights operated by Ryanair complete the journey from Barcelona to London in approximately 2h 30min allowing you to complete your journey quickly and comfortably. Ryanair offer different ticket grades depending on the flexibility you need to have with your booking, and how much luggage you intend to take with you. Find out more about Ryanair here.

KLM flights from Barcelona to London

KLM offer the highest frequency of flights between Barcelona and London with between 5 and 10 KLM flights departing from Barcelona for London each day. Most of their flights are indirect, with a short international stopover. These indirect flights are generally cheaper than direct options offered by other airlines.

London Big Ben Historic. Source: Shutterstock

AirEuropa flights from Barcelona to London

AirEuropa offer a few flights between Barcelona and London each day. Many of their prices are very cheap, as they offer indirect flights with long stopovers in international locations. For example, an AirEuropa flight may include a change at Madrid airport (MAD), allowing you to spend around 18h in the city. These cheap and simple flights are ideal for travellers who want the extra time to explore.

Flight Barcelona to London: Services on Board

Most providers of flights from Barcelona to London will offer a first or business class alongside the standard economy class seating. All passengers will have the opportunity to enjoy drinks and snacks on board, with washroom facilities available in cabins. Depending on the luggage allowance you have purchased you will have the opportunity to have some on board stored in the overhead areas. You will also have access to charging facilities for your convenience, and on board entertainment for you to enjoy.

If you intend to take large luggage on board you should check your provider’s policies and make sure your luggage is within their rules. Airlines have great policies to make their flights accessible, and if you need access to a wheelchair or other mobility aids it’s a great idea to contact both your airline and airport staff in advance of your journey so that they can assist you to the best of their abilities. Many short distance airlines do not allow pets anywhere on board, however service and assistance dogs are permitted to travel.

How to find cheap flight tickets from Barcelona to London?

Booking online and in advance is a great way to find the cheapest tickets for flights between Barcelona and London. By booking in advance, you can pick out the cheapest options available and beat the rush for last minute tickets. If you’re able to be flexible and travel outside of peak times then you can also save money. It’s a great idea to check if there are any slower or indirect flights available at the time you’re choosing to travel, as indirect flights are often cheaper than those that arrive faster.

To London by plane —travel tips

London is one of the world’s most popular destinations for a city break. With four airports within a convenient distance of the city, all of which are available through public transport links, it’s incredibly accessible to visit as a flyer. London is popular for its major attractions, like the London Eye or Buckingham Palace, but don’t miss out on the smaller things too — like paying a visit to the theatres of the West End or finding your new favourite food at one of London’s myriad of international restaurants.

You can find lots of ways to explore the city, including the tour buses which visit famous landmarks and let you hop on and off wherever you want to be. If you love the outdoors, try exploring the green spaces and public parks that make London so special: London Zoo is a hit with travellers of all ages and is surrounded by accessible parkland for you to enjoy. London has something special for everyone, whenever you’re ready to come and find it.

Travel Tips: Barcelona to London flight

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FAQs

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

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

Is international entry into London from Barcelona restricted?

International entry 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?

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

The above information was last checked on 24/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight between Barcelona and London closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Spain from London, United Kingdom?

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Barcelona from London?

Entry into Spain 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 London?

Requirements for reentering:

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

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

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

Last checked on 24/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Barcelona from London.

What is the cost of cheap flights between Barcelona and London?

Omio customers have found the cheapest flights to London from Barcelona to cost as little as £26  in the next 7 days.

How much does the flight from Barcelona to London cost on average?

If you’re looking to book your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the Barcelona to London flight price to come in at an average of £53  one way.

How far is it from Barcelona to London by plane?

The flight distance from Barcelona to London is around 706 miles (1138 km).

How many hours does it take from Barcelona to London by plane?

On average the flight from Barcelona to London duration is 2 h 20 min  for the 706 miles (1138 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What airport in Barcelona does the flight to London leave from? Which airport do I fly into London from Barcelona?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this route most frequently fly from Barcelona El Prat Airport   to London Heathrow Airport.

Where is the airport in Barcelona to go to London? Where is the airport in London located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Barcelona El Prat Airport, which is located around 7.4 miles (11.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at London Heathrow Airport, located 14.3 miles (23 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from London Heathrow Airport to take you to the city centre of London.

Which airlines can take me between Barcelona and London?

For the best Barcelona to London flight to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Iberia, TAP Portugal, Monarch Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM or Air Europa. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services between Barcelona and London to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any Barcelona to London direct flight services?

Yes, you can look for direct flights from Barcelona to London with Vueling, easyJet, Ryanair or British Airways  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct flight tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

What are the first and last departure flight times from Barcelona to London?

The earliest flight for this route departs from Barcelona at 05: 10. The last flight leaves from Barcelona at 20: 55. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from Barcelona to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I purchase Barcelona London plane tickets to score the best deals?

The price of a one way plane ticket from Barcelona to London is on average £53 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for flights from all possible airlines offering this route. In general, you can find plane tickets to London from Barcelona available a few months in advance.