How to get from Glasgow to Barcelona

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from Glasgow to Barcelona

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

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To get from Glasgow to Barcelona on 03 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:55Glasgow International Airport2h45 11:40Barcelona El Prat Airport
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07:55Glasgow International Airport2h45 11:40Barcelona El Prat Airport
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13:25Glasgow International Airport4h25 18:50Barcelona El Prat Airport
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13:25Glasgow International Airport8h20 22:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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14:10Glasgow International Airport4h15 19:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information between Glasgow and Barcelona

distanceDistance1039 miles (1675 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £41 • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 1039 miles (1675 km) by flight between Glasgow and Barcelona. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Glasgow to Barcelona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Barcelona.

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Glasgow 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 Glasgow?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 01/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Glasgow and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Glasgow, 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 01/07/2022. 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 Glasgow from Barcelona here.

You can travel to Barcelona from Glasgow by flight.

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

The distance between Glasgow and Barcelona is around 1039 miles (1675 km).

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

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

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

  • Ryanair can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Glasgow to Barcelona for £41 on Omio.

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

  • You can book 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 Glasgow and Barcelona.

Many of our customers travelling from Glasgow 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 Glasgow and Barcelona trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barcelona to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £41 one way.

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

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