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There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Glasgow by plane, bus, train, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly Barcelona to Glasgow  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Glasgow (GLA) BCN - GLA

£79 - £306

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Fly Barcelona to Glasgow/Prestwick, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) BCN - PIK
  2. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central

£34 - £179

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Fly Barcelona to Edinburgh, bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Edinburgh (EDI) BCN - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

£54 - £137

Train to Girona, fly to Glasgow  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Glasgow (GLA) GRO - GLA

£36 - £141

Train  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

£330 - £961

Train via Perpignan  •  17h 11m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Marne La Vallee Chessy Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

£392 - £1,054

Bus  •  34h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow M11 / ...

£52 - £109

Train, night bus  •  38h 2m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station M11

£151 - £257

Drive, car ferry  •  24h 33m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Poole
  3. Drive from Poole to Glasgow

£214 - £342

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20h 24m

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

£326 - £421

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Glasgow is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 170€ and takes 10h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Glasgow is to fly which costs 90€ - 360€ and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona station to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station and arriving at Glasgow via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Glasgow Central via Paris Gare De Lyon, Marne La Vallee Chessy, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 34m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Glasgow is 1048 miles.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 16h 34m and costs 380€ - 1200€.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Barcelona to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Glasgow bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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Barcelona to Glasgow train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Glasgow is to fly which takes 6h 8m and costs 90€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 380€ - 1200€ and takes 16h 34m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 130€ and takes 34h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 1047.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Glasgow, Scotland?

easyJet, British Airways and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Glasgow twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Glasgow via Paris Gare De Lyon, Marne La Vallee Chessy, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 16h 34m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £140
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £140
Flights from Girona to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Flights from Girona to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£18 - £120
Flights from Girona to Glasgow via Bristol, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Flights from Girona to Glasgow via Liverpool, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £120
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £430
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £270
Flights from Girona to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £340
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £310
Flights from Girona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £100
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£45 - £100
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £100
Flights from Girona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow/Prestwick
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£25 - £160
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £310
Flights from Girona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia to Sils
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
Renfe Viajeros
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Perpignan to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£110 - £160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£110 - £130
1st Class
£130 - £160
Renfe AVE
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
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 Barcelona to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£22 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £160
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Poole
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£23 - £60
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
£23 - £29
Car
£40 - £60

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Barcelona to Glasgow bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Glasgow is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 10:21 PM in Barcelona and 9:21 PM in Glasgow.

Barcelona to Glasgow train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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KLM, Aer Lingus, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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