There are 12 ways to get from Ashford to Barcelona by train, bus, night bus, car train, car, car ferry 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  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

189€ - 464€

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Train, bus to London Stansted, fly to Girona, bus  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Girona (GRO) STN - GRO
  4. Take the bus from Girona-Aeroport to Barcelona Nord

68€ - 160€

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Train via Avignon  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International Eurostar to Avignon Tgv Eil
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants Ave

257€ - 449€

Train, bus  •  20h 53m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord N781 / ...

123€ - 405€

Night bus, bus  •  25h 8m

  1. Take the night bus from Canterbury to Paris, Gallieni 450
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Barcelona Nord 262

78€ - 125€

Eurotunnel, drive  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Barcelona

298€ - 380€

Car ferry, drive  •  14h 20m

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

176€ - 266€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 15m

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

77€ - 341€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 15m

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

112€ - 245€

Train, bus to London Stansted, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN

81€ - 211€

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 33m

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

79€ - 268€

Train, train to Southend, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 37m

  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

113€ - 352€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Barcelona is to night bus and bus which costs £70 - £120 and takes 25h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs £100 - £220 and takes 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Ashford International Eurostar and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 35m.

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The distance between Ashford and Barcelona is 1090 km.

The best way to get from Ashford to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 9h 35m and costs £170 - £420.

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It takes approximately 9h 35m to get from Ashford to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Ashford to Barcelona train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford International Eurostar station.

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

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Ashford. It is currently 5:11 PM in Ashford and 6:11 PM in Barcelona.

Ashford to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1089.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 35m

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

You can take a train from Ashford to Barcelona via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 9h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 480€
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Southend to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from London Stansted to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 410€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 650€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 320€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 350€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 340€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford International Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
140€ - 190€
Train from Ashford International Eurostar to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
210€ - 380€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
340€ - 380€
Standard
210€ - 260€
Standard Premier
270€ - 340€
Train from Ashford International Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
70€ - 90€
Standard Premier
110€ - 150€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
146€
Website
Eurotunnel
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
29€ - 55€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
29€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
26€ - 40€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 19€
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 19€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
17€ - 25€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Girona Airport to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille, Europe to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR
Night bus from Canterbury to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
National Express
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Green Line
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stratford City Bus Station to London Stansted Airport Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€
Website
Airport Bus Express
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
Phone
+34 972 35 04 87
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Girona-Aeroport to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
Sagales
Ferry operators

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