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There are 12 ways to get from Ashford to Barcelona by train, car train, taxi, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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

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Train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$269 - $422

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Bus  •  25 h 32 min

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

$61 - $93

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Train via Nîmes  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International Station to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  2. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Nîmes Tgv
  3. Take the train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$257 - $451

Eurotunnel, train, taxi  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  5. Take a taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona

$587 - $662

Train, bus  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$161 - $211

Car ferry, drive  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Barcelona

$199 - $303

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

$122 - $361

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN

$61 - $246

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 21 min

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

$78 - $267

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Barcelona (BCN) SEN - BCN

$111 - $200

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN

$86 - $276

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  7 h 17 min

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

$104 - $347

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Barcelona is to bus which costs £45 - £75 and takes 25 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs £90 - £280 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Ashford International Station and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Marne la Vallée-Chessy and Nîmes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 51 min.

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The distance between Ashford and Barcelona is 681 miles.

The best way to get from Ashford to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 9 h 40 min and costs £200 - £330.

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It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Ashford to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Ashford to Barcelona train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford International Station.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Barcelona is to train which takes 9 h 40 min and costs £200 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £75 and takes 25 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Barcelona is 1 h ahead of Ashford. It is currently 2:58 PM in Ashford and 3:58 PM in Barcelona.

Map of how to get from Ashford to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 681.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Ashford to Barcelona via Paris Nord Eurostar, La Fayette - Dunkerque, Gare De Lyon - Van Gogh, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to Barcelona via Canterbury West, St Dunstan's, Westgate Towers, Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, and Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 25 h 32 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Southend to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Train from Ashford International Station to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $220
Premier
$170 - $250
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nîmes to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
Greater Anglia
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$119
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 Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis de Blanes
Phone
+34 972 35 50 50
Website
taxisdeblanes.com

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Ashford to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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