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You can get from London to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Barcelona on 6 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||706 miles (1138 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or flight|
|Ticket price range||£5 - £63|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • £5 • 2 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £5 • 2 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair|
Travel 706 miles (1138 km) by coach or flight to Barcelona from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from London to Barcelona.
Located approximately 950 kilometres apart, the journey from London to Barcelona is generally most convenient by air travel. Direct flights offer the quickest journey option, with departures from London Gatwick and Stansted airports taking around just over 2 hours to arrive at Barcelona airport. Flights are operated by several airlines, with departures commencing early morning and running regularly throughout the day. Longer train journeys departing London St. Pancras via Eurostar connections are available, totalling over 36 hours total journey time. Coach and bus services operate daily from London Victoria Coach Station, offering similar journey times to rail options.
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Some bus connections between London and Barcelona run a limited schedule daily, buses are run by Eurolines and Megabus. Departing London Victoria Coach Station, journey times take anywhere between 1 day and 12 hours with connections
The fastest way to travel from London to Barcelona is by flying. Flights depart daily from London Stansted and London Gatwick airport, direct to Barcelona. Flights begin at around 6:40 a.m. each day and run at least once every two hours during morning and peak times.Flights continue to run until the late evening, before commencing again early morning. Flights are operated by a variety of operators, including British Airways Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia. Total flight times across all airlines and routes takes no longer than 2 hours 15 minutes on average.
The most popular way to get from London to Barcelona is by taking a flight. Millions of passengers fly from the UK to Barcelona every year, with the majority coming from London Gatwick & London Heathrow.
International travel from London, United Kingdom to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.
Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 05/08/2021; 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 from London to Barcelona.
The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:
You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 03/08/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways to travel between London and Barcelona including taking a coach or flight.
The distance between London and Barcelona is around 706 miles (1138 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Barcelona:
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Yes, there are direct routes from London to Barcelona with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.
When planning your trip between London and Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
The cheapest way from London to Barcelona is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Barcelona:
A flight is £58 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from London to Barcelona costing on average £63.
The fastest way from London to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 5 min.
Other travel options between London and Barcelona can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 30 h of travel time.
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