There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Glasgow by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Barcelona to Glasgow  •  6h 3m

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

£58 - £113

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Fly Barcelona to Glasgow/Prestwick, train  •  6h 20m

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

£42 - £174

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Fly Barcelona to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Edinburgh (EDI) BCN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street

£62 - £203

Train, bus to Reus, fly to Glasgow  •  8h

  1. Take the train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Vilafranca Del Penedès
  2. Take the bus from Vilafranca del Penedès to Reus Airport
  3. Fly from Reus (REU) to Glasgow (GLA) REU - GLA

Train  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

£377 - £968

Bus  •  33h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord 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 Victoria Coach Station Arrivals to Buchanan Bus Station M11

£69 - £184

Bus via Lille  •  35h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Take the bus from Lille to London - Victoria Coach Station 140 / ...
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow Buchanan 809

£137 - £158

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20h 23m

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

£354 - £458

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 15m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Glasgow

£229 - £378

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Glasgow is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Glasgow is to fly which costs 65€ - 130€ and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Victoria Coach Station Arrivals. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 40m.

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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 Lyon Part Dieu, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 54m.

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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 54m and costs 420€ - 1100€.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Barcelona to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Glasgow bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord 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 3m and costs 65€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 420€ - 1100€ and takes 16h 54m, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 210€ and takes 33h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 1047.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

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

Jet2.com, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Barcelona to Glasgow hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Glasgow via Lyon Part Dieu, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 16h 54m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £220
Flights from Reus to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £270
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £400
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £130
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow/Prestwick
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow/Prestwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £270
Flights from Reus to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £130
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Reus to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £360
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Train operators
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
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Vilafranca Del Penedès
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Renfe SNCF
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
Hispano Igualadina
Phone
+34 (0) 902 29 29 00
Email
atencioalclient@hispanoigualadina.com
Website
igualadina.com
Bus from Vilafranca del Penedès to Reus Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7
Schedules at
igualadina.com
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to London
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
15h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lille to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
Blablabus
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
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £110
Website
alsa.com
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£114
Schedules at
starbus.es
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 London
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
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 Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow Buchanan
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Barcelona to Glasgow bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 7:29 AM in Barcelona and 6:29 AM in Glasgow.

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

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Jet2.com, KLM, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 1036+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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