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Travel Information to Barcelona from Birmingham

distanceDistance787 miles (1270 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £36 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 787 miles (1270 km) by flight between Birmingham and Barcelona. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Barcelona.

How to Travel from Birmingham to Barcelona

Barcelona is famed for its vibrant carnivals, colourful festivals and football. It is also famous for art and architecture. This may be the reason why thousands travel from the world over to visit the enchanting seaside city. To make a trip from Birmingham to Barcelona, a traveller can either take a flight or bus. A flight is the faster and cheaper way to travel from Birmingham to Barcelona. The distance between the two cities is 790 miles.

Bus: The bus service on this route is run by National Express. The bus leaves the departure station, Birmingham Coach Station, and arrives at Barcelona Estació d'Autobusos Nord. The average journey takes 33 hours and 45 minutes. There is a bus leaving Birmingham every day, with two changes along the way.

Flight: Run by Ryanair and Jet2, flights are the fastest way to travel between the two cities. It takes an average of 2 hours and 15 minutes to cover the entire journey from Birmingham to Barcelona. The departure station is Birmingham (BHX) while the arrival station is Barcelona - Passeig de Gràcia. There is a nonstop flight available every day.

Travelling from Birmingham to Barcelona: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Barcelona? A flight takes 2 hours and 15 minutes for a complete journey from Birmingham to Barcelona, hence it is the fastest way to travel.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Birmingham to Barcelona? A flight is also the cheapest way to travel to Barcelona from Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to Barcelona
Travel 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 Birmingham to Barcelona.
FAQs
Is international travel between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Barcelona, Spain allowed?

Travel from Birmingham, United Kingdom to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona, Spain from Birmingham?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Birmingham and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Barcelona, Spain due to COVID-19?

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

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Birmingham, United Kingdom was last verified on 25/10/2021. 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 Birmingham from Barcelona.

How do I go from Birmingham to Barcelona?

Getting from Birmingham to Barcelona includes taking a flight.

What is the quickest way from Birmingham to Barcelona?

Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Birmingham to Barcelona. It takes on average 2 h 10 min   to travel this journey.

How many miles are between Birmingham and Barcelona

The distance between Birmingham and Barcelona is around 787 miles (1270 km).

When going from Birmingham to Barcelona, where do I depart from Birmingham and where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Birmingham to Barcelona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Birmingham to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £36.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Birmingham to Barcelona ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Barcelona often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket to Barcelona from Birmingham online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £36 one way on average.

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