There are 12 ways to get from Barcelona to London by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, rideshare, car, car ferry or car train

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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Fly Barcelona to London Heathrow  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Heathrow (LHR) BCN - LHR

$94 - $317

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Rideshare  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hospitalet de Llobregat to London 713.5 miles

$5

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Fly Barcelona to London Gatwick  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Gatwick (LGW) BCN - LGW

$48 - $237

Fly Barcelona to London Luton, train  •  5 h 37 min

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

$48 - $231

Fly Barcelona to London Stansted  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Stansted (STN) BCN - STN

$58 - $233

Fly Barcelona to Southend, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Southend (SEN) BCN - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$85 - $163

Fly Barcelona to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 21 min

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

$97 - $307

Train to Girona, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to London Stansted (STN) GRO - STN

$79 - $352

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$176 - $201

Bus  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris, Paris N707
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...

$107 - $181

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to London

$191 - $335

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$365 - $452

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to London is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 14 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to London is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to London. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at London Victoria via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 15 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and London is 1139 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to London without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 22 h 15 min and costs 150€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Barcelona to London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to London is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 80€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 160€ and takes 23 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Barcelona to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to London.
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  • Distance: 712 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

British Airways, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to London via Paris, Paris in around 23 h 10 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via A Coruna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via A Coruna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Southend
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Southend via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Jerez
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Girona to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Girona to London Stansted via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Girona to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lille
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$121
Schedules at
starbus.es
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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, Paris
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hospitalet de Llobregat to London
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.es

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London is 1 h behind Barcelona. It is currently 1:16 PM in Barcelona and 12:16 PM in London.

Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to London bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 8397+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and London. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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