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Travel Information to Manchester from Barcelona

distanceDistance857 miles (1383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £85 • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 857 miles (1383 km) from Barcelona to Manchester. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Barcelona to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Manchester

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.

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Manchester, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Manchester from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Manchester, United Kingdom from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 29/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Manchester from Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from United Kingdom?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 27/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Manchester.

There are 4 travel options from Barcelona to Manchester: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Manchester is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A ferry is about £2 less than a coach, which costs on average £2 for this route.

A ferry journey is usually £85 less than a journey to Manchester by plane, which costs on average £85 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £9 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £9 from Barcelona to Manchester.

The fastest way from Barcelona to Manchester is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 25 min.

Other travel options from Barcelona to Manchester can usually take longer:

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In comparison, going by train can take 15 h 29 min   on average.

Manchester is approximately 857 miles (1383 km) away from Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Manchester is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Manchester:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Manchester Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Manchester:

  • You can go to Manchester from Barcelona by plane with Vueling. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £85 with Vueling from Barcelona to Manchester on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling or Ryanair.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Manchester often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Barcelona and Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £2 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £85 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £9 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Barcelona and Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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