There are 13 ways to get from Barcelona to Plymouth by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Fly Barcelona to Exeter, train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Exeter (EXT) BCN - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$104 - $421

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Fly Barcelona to Newquay, train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Newquay (NQY) BCN - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$88 - $346

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Fly Barcelona to Bristol, train  •  7 h 58 min

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

$132 - $337

Fly Barcelona to Cardiff, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Cardiff (CWL) BCN - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth

$169 - $599

Fly Barcelona to London Heathrow, train  •  9 h 20 min

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

$214 - $537

Train to Girona, fly to Bristol, train  •  8 h 39 min

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

$133 - $466

Fly Barcelona to London Gatwick, train  •  10 h 18 min

  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 Plymouth

$160 - $442

Train, bus  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Marseille
  3. Take the train from Marseille Saint-Charles to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$344 - $991

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way M6

$196 - $256

Bus  •  29 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris, Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way M6

$127 - $236

Train, bus, car ferry  •  30 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Bilbao-Abando A
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander
  3. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth

$166 - $493

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 21 min

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

$168 - $490

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17 h 32 min

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

$411 - $520

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Plymouth is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 300€ and takes 10 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Plymouth is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Plymouth station. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way via Lille and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h.

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The distance between Barcelona and Plymouth is 1111 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Plymouth without a car is to train and bus which takes 20 h 35 min and costs 290€ - 850€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to get from Barcelona to Plymouth, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Plymouth bus services, operated by Starbus, depart from Barcelona station.

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Exeter Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 694.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Barcelona to Plymouth via Paris, Paris, London, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 29 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Newquay via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Cardiff via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Barcelona to Exeter via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Barcelona to Exeter via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Barcelona to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Newquay via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Barcelona to Newquay via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Barcelona to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from Girona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
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
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Girona to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
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
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Marseille Saint-Charles to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$180 - $650
Premier
$460 - $750
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Girona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Gerona/Girona to Marsella
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
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
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$85 - $110
Car
$260 - $370

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