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from Barcelona to Manchester

You can get from Barcelona to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Manchester on 21 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:45Barcelona El Prat Airport4h30 18:15Manchester Airport
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20:20Barcelona El Prat Airport14h30 09:50Manchester Airport
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18:45Barcelona El Prat Airport4h50 22:35Manchester Airport
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06:00Barcelona El Prat Airport5h10 10:10Manchester Airport
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18:15Barcelona El Prat Airport6h00 23:15Manchester Airport
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Travel Information between Barcelona and Manchester

distanceDistance857 miles (1383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £74 • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 857 miles (1383 km) by flight from Barcelona to Manchester. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Barcelona to Manchester.

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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.

What are the international travel restrictions for United Kingdom due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Barcelona and Manchester?

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

Can travellers from Spain enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Manchester from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Manchester, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 19/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Barcelona to Manchester.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from Manchester, United Kingdom?

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:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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 18/01/2022. 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.

What are my Barcelona to Manchester travel options?

You can travel between Barcelona and Manchester by flight.

What is the fastest way to get from Barcelona to Manchester?

Going by flight is the quickest way from Barcelona to Manchester with an average travel time of 2 h 35 min.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Manchester?

You should expect to travel around 857 miles (1383 km) from Barcelona to Manchester.

Where do I depart from Barcelona? Where do I arrive in Manchester?

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

  • Flights most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Airport.

Who can get me from Barcelona to Manchester?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Barcelona and Manchester:

  • You can go to Manchester from Barcelona by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £74 with Ryanair from Barcelona to Manchester on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Barcelona to Manchester?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Barcelona to Manchester:

  • You can take a direct flight with.

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 to Manchester from Barcelona.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Barcelona to Manchester?

Looking to extend your trip from Barcelona to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Barcelona to Manchester usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy tickets between Barcelona and Manchester online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Barcelona to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £74 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.