You can get from Barcelona to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Barcelona to London on 29 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||706 miles (1138 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or flight|
|Ticket price range||£53 - £101|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • £53 • 2 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £53 • 2 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling|
Travel 706 miles (1138 km) by coach or flight to London from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £53. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Barcelona to London.
Getting from Barcelona to London is simple, and anyone making the journey will have plenty of choice. The fastest and most convenient way to get to London is flying - and there are hourly departures from El Prat airport every day of the week. Trains and coaches present a possible alternative for non-fliers, and offer the possibility of a stopover in Paris.
Return trips from London to Barcelona are also available.
Megabus currently offer two coaches per day between Barcelona Nord and London Victoria Coach Station, with a morning departure at 6:30 a.m. and an evening bus leaving at 4:30 p.m. Both journeys take 26 hours 30 minutes with a 2 hour stopover in Paris along the way.
Catching the train is a realistic route from Barcelona to London, with a manageable journey time of just over 10 hours. Travelers will need to catch a TGV to Paris. The first TGV leaves at 6:20 a.m., and the last at 6:35 p.m. When they reach Paris, they will need to switch to a Eurostar for the second leg into London St Pancras. In between, a short transfer between Bercy station and Gare du Nord will be required, which takes about 20 minutes.
Flights from Barcelona to London are the fastest and most popular way to get from Barcelona to London. Airlines operating the route include British Airways, Ryanair, Vueling, Iberia and EasyJet with flights landing at Heathrow, Luton, Gatwick and Stansted airports. The flight time lasts for just over 2 hours, and flights leave as early as 6:20 a.m., concluding at 9:50 p.m.
Travel from Barcelona, Spain to London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 26/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Barcelona to London closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Barcelona, Spain from United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of reentry into Spain:
You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 26/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from London closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways to get from Barcelona to London: coach or flight.
Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to London. Tickets for a flight cost on average £53.
This is compared to other travel options to London:
A flight journey is usually £48 less than a journey to London by coach, which costs on average £101 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to London from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 24 h 35 min.
London is approximately 706 miles (1138 km) away from Barcelona.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barcelona to London:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available between Barcelona and London with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Barcelona and London.
Before travelling from Barcelona to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Barcelona to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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