There are 13 ways to get from Barcelona to London by plane, train, bus, 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  •  5h 3m

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

£77 - £171

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Bus  •  23h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N1131 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport > Coquelles - France > Coquelles - UK > London - Victoria Coach Station / ...

£40 - £120

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Fly Barcelona to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 16m

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

£45 - £268

Fly Barcelona to London Luton, train  •  5h 45m

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

£46 - £196

Fly Barcelona to London Stansted  •  5h 50m

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

£65 - £158

Fly Barcelona to Southend, train  •  6h 3m

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

£61 - £223

Bus to Girona, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Girona-Aeroport
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to London Stansted (STN) GRO - STN

£52 - £120

Fly Barcelona to Birmingham, train  •  6h 20m

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

£79 - £448

Fly Barcelona to Bristol, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bristol (BRS) BCN - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington

£95 - £553

Train  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£179 - £428

Bus, train  •  19h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£189 - £424

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 51m

  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

£153 - £266

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14h 6m

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

£285 - £356

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to London is to bus which costs 40€ - 140€ and takes 23h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to London is to fly which costs 85€ - 190€ and takes 5h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to London station. However, there are services departing from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord and arriving at London - Victoria Coach Station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to London. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 5m.

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The distance between Barcelona and London is 712 miles.

The best way to get from Barcelona to London without a car is to train which takes 10h 5m and costs 190€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Barcelona to London, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to London is to fly which takes 5h 3m and costs 85€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 480€ and takes 10h 5m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 140€ and takes 23h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to London.
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  • Distance: 712 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

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

British Airways, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to London Paddington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to London King's Cross via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord in around 10h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £310
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £310
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £310
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £440
Flights from Barcelona to Southend
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £270
Flights from Barcelona to Southend via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £270
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to Southend via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Barcelona to Southend via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Girona to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £310
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £480
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £250
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £600
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £280
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Girona to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £290
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
London Overground
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Eurostar
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Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£140 - £190
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£75 - £95
Standard Premier
£110 - £150
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
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
Phone
+34 972 35 04 87
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Girona-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
Sagales
Phone
93 593 13 00
Email
info@sagales.com
Website
sagales.com
Bus from Barcelona Bus Station North to Girona Costa Brava Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
Sagales
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 Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
£115
Schedules at
starbus.es
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
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
£75 - £110
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £60
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£25
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£12
2-bed inside cabin
£40 - £60

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

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Barcelona to London bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 11:03 PM in Barcelona and 10:03 PM in London.

Barcelona to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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KLM, Lufthansa, Air France and British Airways offer flights from Barcelona Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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