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There are 13 ways to get from Barcelona to Oxford by plane, train, bus, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 6m

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24h 34m

  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 Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane

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Fly to London City, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London City (LCY) BCN - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 39m

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

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 16m

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

Fly to Bristol, train  •  6h 47m

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

Fly to London Luton, train  •  7h 15m

  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 Oxford

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to London Stansted (STN) BCN - STN
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

Fly to Manchester, train  •  9h 1m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Manchester (MAN) BCN - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford

Train  •  11h 46m

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

Bus, night bus  •  32h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Zaragoza
  2. Take the night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates

Drive, car ferry  •  18h 44m

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

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15h 9m

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

Barcelona to Oxford by train and subway

The journey time between Barcelona and Oxford is around 11h 46m and covers a distance of around 1026 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 29m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, Paris RER, Eurostar and others, the Barcelona to Oxford service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Oxford. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
11h 46m Average Duration
£201 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Oxford is to bus which costs €55 - €110 and takes 24h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Oxford is to fly and train which costs €80 - €320 and takes 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane via Paris and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Oxford via Gare de Lyon, Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 46m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Oxford is 739 miles.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 11h 46m and costs €230 - €550.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Oxford is to train which takes 11h 46m and costs €230 - €550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €110 and takes 24h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 738.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Oxford via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Intl, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 11h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Oxford via Paris, London Victoria Coach Station, and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station in around 24h 34m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £250
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
£28 - £250
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£22 - £230
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£15 - £110
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£22 - £140
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£21 - £140
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £230
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Poitiers
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£21 - £230
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
£21 - £230
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £230
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£21 - £230
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £230
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £240
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£19 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Barcelona to London Luton via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£27 - £270
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£27 - £270
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£27 - £270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £490
Flights from Barcelona to London City
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £550
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £290
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £290
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £490
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £310
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £290
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £310
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £290
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £600
Flights from Barcelona to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £600
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £500
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £650
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £550
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£40 - £270
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Barcelona to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £440
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Barcelona to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £470
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £480
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £27
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£70 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £210
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 - £110
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Barcelona to Paris
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£21 - £26
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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Comuto Pro
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.barcelona
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Comuto Pro
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 Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£23 - £29
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
ALSA
Night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £160
Website
ALSA
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
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
£23 - £29
Car
£40 - £60

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Oxford is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 5:56 PM in Barcelona and 4:56 PM in Oxford.

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