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There are 9 ways to get from Barking to Barcelona by subway, plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Subway to London Heathrow, fly  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the subway from Barking station to Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

€45 - €176

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Fly from London Stansted  •  5h 51m

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

€43 - €194

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 45m

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

€49 - €162

Train to London Luton, fly  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Barcelona (BCN) LTN - BCN

€63 - €173

Train  •  11h 43m

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

€200 - €477

Train via Lyon  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  2. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave

€253 - €529

Bus  •  24h 42m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Barcelona N1131 / ...

€78 - €110

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 50m

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

€304 - €379

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 7m

  1. Drive from Barking to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Barcelona

€174 - €269

Barking to Barcelona by subway and train

The journey time between Barking and Barcelona is around 24h 55m and covers a distance of around 1551 km. The fastest journey normally takes 24h 9m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Eurostar, Transilien and others, the Barking to Barcelona service departs from Barking station and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
24h 55m
Fastest journey time:
24h 9m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€200
Carbon emissions:
81 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:44
Last service departs at:
15:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barking to Barcelona subway and train schedules

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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Barking to Barcelona is to fly which costs £35 - £170 and takes 5h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Barking to Barcelona is to subway and fly. Taking this option will cost £35 - £160 and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barking station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Barking station and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 43m.

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The distance between Barking and Barcelona is 1140 km.

The best way to get from Barking to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 11h 43m and costs £170 - £410.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Barking to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Barking to Barcelona train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Barking to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 51m and costs £35 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £170 - £410 and takes 11h 43m, you could also bus, which costs £65 - £95 and takes 24h 42m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Barking. It is currently 3:46 PM in Barking and 4:46 PM in Barcelona.

Map of how to get from Barking to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1139.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 40m

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

Ryanair flies from Barking to Barcelona twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barking to Barcelona via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 11h 43m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €150
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€16 - €90
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €160
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €160
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking station to Paddington
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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