How to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona

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from Edinburgh to Barcelona

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

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Barcelona

distanceDistance1032 miles (1665 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £122 • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways

Take a flight to travel 1032 miles (1665 km) from Edinburgh to Barcelona. British Airways is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Edinburgh to Barcelona.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Barcelona, Spain from Edinburgh, United Kingdom currently allowed?

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

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

This information was last checked on 02/08/2021. 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 Edinburgh to Barcelona.

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

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

Am I allowed to reenter Edinburgh, 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 Edinburgh 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 departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • 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 Edinburgh, 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 02/08/2021. 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 Edinburgh from Barcelona here.

How do I travel to Barcelona from Edinburgh?

Your travel option from Edinburgh to Barcelona includes taking a flight.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Barcelona would I travel?

The distance from Edinburgh to Barcelona is approximately 1032 miles (1665 km).

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Edinburgh to Barcelona?

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

  • You can take a flight from Edinburgh to Barcelona with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for £122 with British Airways from Edinburgh to Barcelona.
Can I find a direct route between Edinburgh and Barcelona?

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

  • You can take 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 from Edinburgh to Barcelona.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Barcelona from Edinburgh ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to Barcelona don't make Barcelona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Madrid, Paris or Valencia, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and Barcelona trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barcelona to any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket to Barcelona from Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Edinburgh 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 for this trip is £122 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh 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 get to Barcelona from Edinburgh?

The fastest way to travel between Edinburgh and Barcelona is by flight, which requires on average 2 h 40 min   of travel time.