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There are 12 ways to get from Barcelona to London by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, rideshare, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Heathrow (LHR) BCN - LHR

$93 - $317

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hospitalet de Llobregat to London 713.5 miles

$5

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Fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Gatwick (LGW) BCN - LGW

$47 - $232

Fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Luton (LTN) BCN - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$51 - $227

Fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Stansted (STN) BCN - STN

$57 - $232

Fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Southend (SEN) BCN - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$85 - $163

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Birmingham (BHX) BCN - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

$77 - $307

Fly to Bristol, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bristol (BRS) BCN - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington

$134 - $329

Train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$283 - $467

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$174 - $199

Bus  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus

$67 - $92

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to London

$190 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to London is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 15 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to London is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to London. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at London Victoria via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to London. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and London is 1139 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to London without a car is to train which takes 9 h 43 min and costs 240€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Barcelona to London, including transfers.

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Barcelona to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Barcelona City Centre station.

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Barcelona to London train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to London is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs 80€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 410€ and takes 9 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 26 h.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to London.
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  • Distance: 712 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and London, England?

British Airways, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to London via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 9 h 43 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Southend
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Southend via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Southend via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Eurostar
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lille
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120
Schedules at
starbus.es
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hospitalet de Llobregat to London
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Barcelona to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1 h behind Barcelona. It is currently 12:29 PM in Barcelona and 11:29 AM in London.

Barcelona to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to London bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 8838+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and London. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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