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Travel Information to Barcelona from Cardiff

distanceDistance740 miles (1193 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £351 • 16 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia Airlines

Take a flight to travel 740 miles (1193 km) from Cardiff to Barcelona. Transavia Airlines is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Barcelona.

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Travel from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Barcelona.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Barcelona, Spain if I’m coming from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

International travel from Cardiff, 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 Cardiff?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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 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 07/12/2021; 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 between Cardiff and Barcelona.

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

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

Am I allowed to reenter Cardiff, 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 Cardiff from Barcelona?

  • 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Cardiff, 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 07/12/2021. 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 Cardiff from Barcelona here.

How do I go from Cardiff to Barcelona?

Travelling from Cardiff to Barcelona includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to Barcelona from Cardiff?

Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Cardiff to Barcelona. It takes on average 16 h 10 min   to travel this journey.

How far is Barcelona from Cardiff?

You should expect to travel around 740 miles (1193 km) from Cardiff to Barcelona.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Cardiff to Barcelona?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Cardiff to Barcelona depart from Cardiff Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Cardiff to Barcelona?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Cardiff to Barcelona:

  • You can take a flight from Cardiff to Barcelona with Transavia Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for £351 with Transavia Airlines from Cardiff to Barcelona.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Barcelona from Cardiff?
Looking to extend your trip from Cardiff to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Cardiff to Barcelona usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I purchase a ticket between Cardiff and Barcelona online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Cardiff to Barcelona, 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 is £351 one way on average for this route.

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

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