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There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Scotland by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, 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 to Edinburgh  •  6 h

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

$56 - $324

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Fly to Glasgow  •  6 h

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

$65 - $381

Fly to Aberdeen  •  8 h 13 min

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

$77 - $372

Fly to Glasgow/Prestwick, train  •  6 h 17 min

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

$57 - $350

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Newcastle (NCL) BCN - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$95 - $467

Train  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$513 - $827

Bus, bus and ferry  •  31 h 50 min

  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 Glasgow M11 / ...

$204 - $284

Bus, night train  •  33 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris, Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London
  3. Take the night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$158 - $263

Drive, car ferry  •  22 h 6 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 Glasgow

$276 - $464

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20 h 26 min

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

$449 - $578

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Scotland is to fly which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Scotland is to fly which costs 55€ - 340€ and takes 6 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Glasgow via Lille and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 50 min.

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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 Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord Eurostar and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 5 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Scotland is 1771 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 15 h 5 min and costs 440€ - 750€.

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

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

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Barcelona to Scotland train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Scotland is to fly which takes 6 h and costs 45€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 440€ - 750€ and takes 15 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 1106.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Scotland?

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Barcelona to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Glasgow via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 15 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Barcelona to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Barcelona to Newcastle via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow/Prestwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $8,500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Barcelona to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Barcelona to Aberdeen via Bergen
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
ScotRail
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
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 Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Eurostar
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
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
$171
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
$119
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
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
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Barcelona to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Scotland is 1 h behind Barcelona. It is currently 6:46 AM in Barcelona and 5:46 AM in Scotland.

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

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Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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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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