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Fastest Journey

2 h 25 m

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1384 km

There are 1 direct flights between Manchester and Barcelona per day, with the fastest journey taking just 2 hours and 25 minutes.

15:30Manchester Airport2h25 18:55Barcelona El Prat Airport
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11:10Manchester Airport8h40 20:50Barcelona El Prat Airport
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05:55Manchester Airport13h55 20:50Barcelona El Prat Airport
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11:10Manchester Airport5h00 17:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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2nd Fastest
17:30Manchester Airport4h15 22:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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Journey Summary

Manchester to Barcelona Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
3 hours 4 minutes
Flight Price: £44
Flights Depart from:Manchester
Flights arrive in:Barcelona
Distance:1384 km
Airlines:Ryanair, Vueling, KLM, easyJet

Travel with RyanAir, Iberia and Vueling between Manchester and Barcelona

Travel between Manchester and Barcelona from £22 with Omio’s flight partners RyanAir, Iberia and Vueling! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.


If you're looking for cheap RyanAir tickets between Manchester and Barcelona, check out Omio! With one-way Manchester to Barcelona plane ticket prices starting as low as £22 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Barcelona from Manchester by showing you the latest RyanAir offers, flight timetables and tickets for this 857 miles (1383 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with RyanAir. If you search for RyanAir tickets from Manchester to Barcelona in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the flight. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight from Manchester to Barcelona on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect flight with RyanAir so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

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Flights from Manchester to Barcelona

With around 25 direct flights to choose from each week, travellers can always get from Manchester to Barcelona. A typical flight takes about two hours and 30 minutes to complete and departures are available in the morning, afternoon or evening.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Barcelona?

Ryanair, Vueling and Iberia are some of the main service providers on the Manchester to Barcelona route. Those choosing indirect flights have access to a host of international and economy carriers including Eurowings in partnership with Flybe and Vueling.

How long is the flight from Manchester to Barcelona?

The average duration of flights from Manchester to Barcelona is two and a half hours. Ryanair and easyJet offer some of the fastest options with flight times of around two hours and 20 minutes on certain routes. An indirect flight like Eurowings and Vueling via Dusseldorf might take 9 hours or more depending on the day and route.

How many flights are there from Manchester to Barcelona?

There are 4 to 6 direct flights to Barcelona from Manchester each day. Flights normally leave at a rate of two each morning and two each afternoon with the rest in the evening on busier days. There are hundreds of indirect flights each week and departures start from around 5:30 a.m. and continue until about 10:50 p.m.

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

Departure airport:Manchester Airport (MAN) has been voted best UK airport several times in recent years thanks to its excellent facilities. It is located in the south of the city and can be easily reached by Metroline or TransPenine train or local and National Express bus services. Short and long stay parking is available for those who wish to drive to the airport.

Arrival airport:Flights to Barcelona from Manchester land at El Prat International Airport (BCN). Travellers can hop in a taxi or take the Aerobus service which leaves from Terminals 1 and 2 for Place de Catalunya in the city centre every 10 minutes. The RENFE R2 Nord suburban train from Section B, Terminal 2 offers fast links to Sants, Passeig de Gracia and various stations in and around the city.

Taking a Flight from Manchester

Located 37 km south of the city centre, Manchester Airport is 20 minutes away by train. Trains leave Manchester Piccadilly Station every 10 minutes until around 1:00 a.m. The Metrolink tram system is another public transport option. Trams leave Piccadilly every 12 to 15 minutes, the last tram is at 10:00 p.m. on Sundays and Bank Holidays, 11:00 p.m. on Mondays to Thursdays and around midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.

Flying into Barcelona

Barcelona is a vibrant city which balances the old and new beautifully. From Gaudí's spectacular architecture and Picasso walking tours to modern bars and restaurants, there is an eclectic mix of sights and scenes. Barcelona El Prat Airport is 13 kilometres from the centre of Barcelona. Public transport options include bus, train and metro. Buses take around 20 minutes and depart every few minutes, 24 hours a day. Trains leave every 30 minutes until 11:00 p.m. and then metros connect to various parts of the city.

Travel Tips

Flights from Manchester 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 Manchester to Barcelona.
Is travel by plane currently allowed from Manchester, United Kingdom to Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Manchester 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 Manchester?

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 to Barcelona from Manchester closer to your date of departure here.

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

The restriction level for your return flight to Manchester, United Kingdom from Barcelona is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into Manchester 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Manchester from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap plane tickets to Barcelona from Manchester cost?
Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets between Manchester and Barcelona for as low as £22  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of plane tickets between Manchester and Barcelona?
If you are looking to purchase your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Barcelona flight to cost on average £41  one way.
How far is it from Manchester to Barcelona by plane?
You should expect to travel around 857 miles (1383 km)  to Barcelona from Manchester by plane.
What is the average Manchester to Barcelona flight duration?
While the time it takes to travel 857 miles (1383 km) between Manchester and Barcelona can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the flight duration from Manchester to Barcelona is on average 2 h 20 min.
What airport does the flight from Manchester to Barcelona depart from? Which Barcelona airport do I fly into from Manchester?

Omio customers travelling this route book their cheap flights from Manchester Airport   to Barcelona El Prat Airport   most frequently.

Where is the Manchester airport located? Where is the Barcelona airport located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their flights from Manchester 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.

What airlines offer a service from Manchester to Barcelona?
When taking a flight from Manchester to Barcelona, you can count on Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, Jet2. Com or Iberia for the best way to get you to Barcelona. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service to Barcelona from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.
What are the first and last departure flight times from Manchester to Barcelona?
You can take the first flight from Manchester to Barcelona at 04: 55   or take the last flight from Manchester to Barcelona leaving at 18: 40. Look for the latest Manchester Barcelona flight timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the plane for this route.
When should I purchase Manchester Barcelona plane tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy a plane ticket between Manchester and Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £41 one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets to Barcelona from Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.