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There are 8 ways to get from Belfast to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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 from Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Barcelona (BCN) BFS - BCN

$48 - $167

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Fly from Belfast City  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Barcelona (BCN) BHD - BCN

$75 - $203

Bus to Dublin, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Barcelona (BCN) DUB - BCN

$61 - $350

Train, bus and ferry, bus Starbus  •  37 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Figueres
  5. Take the train from Figueres to Barcelona P.Gracia R / ...

Bus, bus and ferry  •  40 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  4. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Barcelona

$147 - $220

Train, bus and ferry, bus ALSA  •  44 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$190 - $281

Car ferry, drive, bus, train  •  45 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Drive from Liverpool Birkenhead to Portsmouth
  3. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  4. Take the bus from Santander to Zaragoza
  5. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$269 - $694

Drive, car ferry  •  34 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Dublin
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Barcelona

$233 - $368

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Barcelona is to fly which costs £35 - £130 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Barcelona is to fly which costs £35 - £130 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Barcelona via Dublin, London and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 27 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Barcelona is 991 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Barcelona without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 37 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Belfast to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Belfast to Barcelona bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Belfast to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Barcelona is 1 h ahead of Belfast. It is currently 10:43 PM in Belfast and 11:43 PM in Barcelona.

Map of how to get from Belfast to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 990.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Barcelona, Spain?

easyJet and Ryanair fly from Belfast to Barcelona every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Barcelona via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Barcelona via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Barcelona via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Belfast City to Barcelona via Birmingham, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Belfast City to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Train operators
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 Figueres to Barcelona P.Gracia
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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 and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Figueres
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
starbus.es
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 London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.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 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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$225
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $130
Car
$330 - $460
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$65 - $75
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3426+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is to line 300 shuttle which takes 30 min and costs £5 - £8.

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