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There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Scotland by plane, train, bus, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Edinburgh (EDI) BCN - EDI

9 alternative options

Fly to Glasgow/Prestwick, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) BCN - PIK
  2. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street

Fly to Aberdeen  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BCN - ABZ

Fly to Glasgow  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Glasgow (GLA) BCN - GLA

Fly to Inverness  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Inverness (INV) BCN - INV

Train  •  15h 39m

  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 Euston to Glasgow Central

Bus  •  33h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Manchester
  3. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11 / ...

Bus, night bus  •  45h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Zaragoza
  2. Take the night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the night bus from Victoria, London Victoria Coach Station Arrivals to Buchanan Bus Station N10 / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  24h 33m

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

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20h 34m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Scotland is to fly which costs €35 - €210 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Scotland is to fly which costs €35 - €210 and takes 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Scotland station. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Paris and Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Glasgow Central via Gare de Lyon, Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 39m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Scotland is 1107 miles.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 15h 39m and costs €370 - €1200.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Barcelona to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Scotland is to fly which takes 5h 51m and costs €35 - €210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €370 - €1200 and takes 15h 39m, you could also bus, which costs €80 - €140 and takes 33h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 1106.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Scotland?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Glasgow via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Intl, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 15h 39m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £320
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £850
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£170 - £850
Flights from Barcelona to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £280
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £480
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £480
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £400
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £400
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £400
Flights from Barcelona to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £600
Flights from Barcelona to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £600
Flights from Barcelona to Inverness via Geneva, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £600
Flights from Barcelona to Inverness via Paris Charles de Gaulle, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £250
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£26 - £250
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£26 - £250
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow/Prestwick
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow/Prestwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £750
Flights from Barcelona to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £290
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£380 - £1,700
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Riga
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £800
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
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
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Manchester
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Victoria, London Victoria Coach Station Arrivals to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£26 - £35
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 Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £28
Website
Blablabus
Megabus UK
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 Barcelona to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £29
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £160
Website
alsa.com
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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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Barcelona to Scotland bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Scotland is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 4:20 AM in Barcelona and 3:20 AM in Scotland.

Barcelona to Scotland train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, Transavia Holland and four other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Scotland bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Scotland. 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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