How to get to Manchester from Barcelona

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from Barcelona to Manchester

How to get to Manchester from Barcelona by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Barcelona to Manchester is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Barcelona to Manchester

distanceDistance857 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, train or flight
priceTicket price range£25 - £778
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £25 • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £25 • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Ryanair or Renfe-SNCF

Take a coach, train or flight to travel 857 miles to Manchester from Barcelona. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Alsa, Ryanair or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Barcelona to Manchester.

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Find the best trip from Barcelona to Manchester with Omio's travel partners Eurowings, Lufthansa and Ryanair! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.

    Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly from Barcelona to Manchester and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

      FAQs: Barcelona to Manchester

      FAQs: Travel to Manchester 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 Barcelona to Manchester.

      There are 3 ways to get from Barcelona to Manchester: coach, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Manchester is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of £25 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

      Taking a flight costs £225 less than taking a coach, which costs on average £250 for the same trip.

      A flight is £753 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Manchester costing on average £778.

      The fastest way from Barcelona to Manchester is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 35 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Manchester that take longer:

      Coach takes on average 28 h 50 min.

      Taking a train requires on average 11 h 37 min of travel time.

      You should expect to travel around 857 miles from Barcelona to Manchester.

      The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Manchester is:

      • Around 1 coach per day.
      • 3 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Manchester from Barcelona as scheduled services by coach, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barcelona to Manchester:

      • Coaches mostly depart from Barcelona, Pl. Universitat and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
      • Flights mostly depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.
      • Trains mostly leave from Barcelona Sants and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

      The following travel companies offer services from Barcelona to Manchester:

      • Travel with Alsa for coaches to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Barcelona to Manchester tickets on Omio for £250.
      • Travel with Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, easyJet, British Airways, Lufthansa, Air France, KLM, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Iberia Express or Air Baltic to go to Manchester by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Airlines Barcelona to Manchester tickets on Omio for £25.
      • Renfe-SNCF or TGV INOUI can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with TGV INOUI from Barcelona to Manchester for £774 on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Barcelona to Manchester with the following travel companies:

      • Take a direct coach with.
      • Take a direct flight with.
      • Direct services by train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Barcelona to Manchester.

      Many of our customers travelling from Barcelona to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Barcelona and Manchester trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!

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