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

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Fly Barcelona to Newquay  •  11h 43m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Newquay (NQY) BCN - NQY

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Bus  •  32h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station 700
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Helston

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Fly Barcelona to Bristol, train  •  11h 10m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bristol (BRS) BCN - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Redruth

Taxi to Girona, fly to Bristol, train  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Bristol (BRS) GRO - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  4. Take the train from Plymouth to Redruth

Fly Barcelona to London Heathrow, train  •  12h 10m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Heathrow (LHR) BCN - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Redruth

Fly Barcelona to London Gatwick, train  •  12h 51m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Gatwick (LGW) BCN - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Redruth

Fly Barcelona to Birmingham, train  •  14h 8m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Birmingham (BHX) BCN - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Redruth

Fly Barcelona to London Luton, train  •  13h 4m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Luton (LTN) BCN - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Redruth

Train, bus via Paris  •  26h 57m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station 700
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Helston

Drive, car ferry  •  28h 21m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Santander
  2. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
  3. Drive from Plymouth to Helston

Train, bus  •  39h 17m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Reading, Station North Interchange M15
  4. Take the train from Reading to Redruth

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  18h 43m

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

Barcelona to Helston by train, walk and bus

10 Weekly Services
26h 57m Average Duration
£96 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Barcelona to Helston is to bus, which costs €55 - €110 and takes 32h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Helston is to fly and train which costs €130 - €600 and takes 11h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Helston. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Helston via Paris and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 9m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Helston is 704 miles.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Helston without a car is to train and bus via Paris which takes 26h 57m and costs €110 - €170.

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It takes approximately 11h 43m to get from Barcelona to Helston, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Helston bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Helston is to fly which takes 11h 43m and costs €75 - €370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €110 and takes 32h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Helston.
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  • Distance: 704.4 miles
  • Duration: 11h 43m

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

British Airways, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Barcelona to Helston 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Helston via Paris and London Victoria Coach Station in around 32h 9m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £250
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £250
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £250
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £340
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £340
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £340
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £700
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £270
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £270
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Newquay via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £480
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £700
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £270
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £260
Flights from Girona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £290
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £290
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £290
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £270
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £270
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £1,600
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £950
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £950
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Newquay via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £700
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £1,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Newquay via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £380
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Girona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Newquay via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£180 - £950
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £180
Train from Plymouth to Redruth
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£95 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £260
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Plymouth to Redruth
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £29
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from London Paddington to Redruth
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£100 - £130
Anytime Day 1st Class
£170 - £230
Train from Reading to Redruth
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£85 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £200
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Paris
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £28
Website
Blablabus
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 Helston
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £150
Website
alsa.com
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
£65 - £85
Car
£190 - £280
Other operators
taxi
Taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
taxisaeropuertogirona.com

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Helston is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 4:28 AM in Barcelona and 3:28 AM in Helston.

Swiss, British Airways, Edelweiss Air and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 423+ hotels available in Helston. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €6.

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