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from Birmingham to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Barcelona on 27 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:10Birmingham International Airport4h40 11:50Barcelona El Prat Airport
1 changes
£1651One-way
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06:10Birmingham International Airport26h00 09:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
1 changes
£1471One-way
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06:10Birmingham International Airport7h15 14:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
1 changes
£1651One-way
06:10Birmingham International Airport10h00 17:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
1 changes
£1651One-way
06:10Birmingham International Airport16h10 23:20Barcelona El Prat Airport
1 changes
£1671One-way

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Travel Information to Barcelona from Birmingham

distanceDistance787 miles (1270 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £7 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

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

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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.

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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
Does Spain have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Barcelona from Birmingham?

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from United Kingdom?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if travelling from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/07/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Barcelona from Birmingham.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Barcelona, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Birmingham, United Kingdom from Barcelona, Spain?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Birmingham from Barcelona?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/07/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Birmingham from Barcelona here.

What are my Birmingham to Barcelona travel options?

Travelling from Birmingham to Barcelona includes taking a flight.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Barcelona?

The Birmingham to Barcelona distance is approximately 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 take a flight from Birmingham International Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel companies can take 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:

  • Ryanair can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Ryanair from Birmingham to Barcelona for £7.
Can I travel directly from Birmingham to Barcelona?

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

  • You can buy a direct flight with.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Birmingham to Barcelona?
Your journey from Birmingham to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Birmingham to Barcelona trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Birmingham to Barcelona online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £7 one way for this journey.

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

What is the fastest way to Barcelona from Birmingham?

The fastest way to travel from Birmingham to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 10 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Barcelona
Birmingham (Coach Station)
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Birmingham Moor Street
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Birmingham New Street
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