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Birmingham to Barcelona Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
3 hours 10 minutes
Flight Price: £43
Flights Depart from:Birmingham
Flights arrive in:Barcelona
Distance:1271 km
Airlines:Ryanair, Vueling, KLM

RyanAir and Vueling between Birmingham and Barcelona

Find the best flights between Birmingham and Barcelona with Omio's travel partners RyanAir and Vueling from £14. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.


Omio helps you compare and book the perfect flight with RyanAir from Birmingham to Barcelona for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest RyanAir flight timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Birmingham to Barcelona flight with RyanAir (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Birmingham - Barcelona trip and then book a cheap plane ticket with ease. The distance from Birmingham to Barcelona by plane is 787 miles (1270 km). You can book tickets for this RyanAir flight for as low as £14 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for RyanAir tickets from Birmingham to Barcelona in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a flight. Book that perfect RyanAir Birmingham - Barcelona plane ticket online and enjoy your trip!

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Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona

Those looking to escape to the capital of Spain's Catalonia region are well served with flights from Birmingham to Barcelona. Birmingham International Airport serves as the starting point for many a journey, with up to three flights departing daily bound for Barcelona-El Prat Airport operated by airlines including Vueling and Ryanair. In addition, with average journey times of just 2h10m, a dream getaway can get started in no time at all.

Which airlines fly from Birmingham to Barcelona?

Due to the relatively limited amount of daily flights from Birmingham to Barcelona, only a handful of airlines serve this route. However, these are among some of the more popular and reliable operators out there. Ryanair operates a slight majority of flights to Barcelona from Birmingham, with Vueling also providing direct services on this route.

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Barcelona?

Those itching to start their holiday as soon as possible will be glad to know that the overall flight time for services from Birmingham bound for Barcelona is relatively brief. On average, total journey times for flights to Barcelona from Birmingham are a mere 2h15m.

How many flights are there from Birmingham to Barcelona?

On average, there are 2-3 flights departing from Birmingham International Airport bound for Barcelona-El Prat Airport. Flights depart mid-morning, with a further departure later in the afternoon.

Taking a Flight from Birmingham

Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona depart from Birmingham Airport, which is located 10 km South East of the city centre. A train station is located near the airport, with AirRail Link buses taking passengers from the terminals to the station, from where trains depart frequently for Birmingham. There are also bus links to the city, including some 24-hour routes. Taxi ranks and car rentals are located at the airport. Birmingham's transport network consists of buses, water buses and one Metro line.

Flying into Barcelona

Barcelona is a Catalan city full of history, nightlife and shopping, as well as long stretches of sandy beaches. The Old City is pleasant to explore on foot, with its cobbled streets and the architecture of Antoni Gaudi. His Sagrada Familia, with its beautiful architecture, is a must-see sight for all visitors. Families and children will enjoy Barcelona Zoo and the Aquarium, while the famous Ramblas is popular for al-fresco dining, market shopping and people watching. Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona land at Barcelona-El Prat Airport, located 12 km South West of Barcelona. Buses and the Rodalies Barcelona train depart frequently for the city, while the airport's two terminals have taxi ranks and car rental desks. Barcelona's transport system is made up of Metro trains and buses, including night routes.

Travel Tips

Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Take a flight to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Barcelona.
Is travel by plane currently allowed from Birmingham, United Kingdom to Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

The above information was last checked on 11/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight between Birmingham and Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Barcelona, Spain to Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

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

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/06/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Birmingham from Barcelona.

What is the cost of cheap flights between Birmingham and Barcelona?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights to Barcelona from Birmingham to cost as little as £14  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of plane tickets to Barcelona from Birmingham?
If you are looking to book your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Barcelona flight to cost on average £81  one way.
How many miles is it from Birmingham to Barcelona by flight?
The flight distance from Birmingham to Barcelona is around 787 miles (1270 km).
How long does it take from Birmingham to Barcelona by plane?
While the time it takes to travel 787 miles (1270 km) to Barcelona from Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the flight duration from Birmingham to Barcelona is on average 2 h 20 min.
What airport in Birmingham does the flight to Barcelona leave from? Which airport do I fly into Barcelona from Birmingham?

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

Where is the Birmingham airport located? Where is the Barcelona airport located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their flights from Birmingham International Airport and need to travel around 0 miles (0 km) from the city centre to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in Barcelona most often land in Barcelona El Prat Airport and need to travel about 0 miles (0 km) from this airport to reach the city centre. You can check for public transportation connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Barcelona El Prat Airport to get you to the city centre of Barcelona.

Which airlines should I travel with from Birmingham to Barcelona?
For the trip from Birmingham to Barcelona you can take a flight with Ryanair or Vueling. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services between Birmingham and Barcelona on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When is the earliest flight from Birmingham to Barcelona? When is the last flight from Birmingham to Barcelona?
The first Birmingham to Barcelona flight departs at 05: 00   and the last flight from Birmingham to Barcelona leaves at 17: 10. Check out the most up-to-date Birmingham to Barcelona flight schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase plane tickets between Birmingham and Barcelona for the best deals?
If you book a plane ticket between Birmingham and Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £81 one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets between Birmingham and Barcelona are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.