There are 11 ways to get from Birmingham to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Birmingham to Barcelona  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Barcelona (BCN) BHX - BCN

$39 - $247

10 alternative options

Train to East Midlands, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Barcelona (BCN) EMA - BCN

$75 - $617

Fly Birmingham to Girona, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Girona (GRO) BHX - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$52 - $451

Train to Bristol, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 41 min

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

$126 - $288

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

$165 - $429

Train to Manchester, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Barcelona (BCN) MAN - BCN

$65 - $330

Train  •  12 h 14 min

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

$351 - $589

Bus Ouibus  •  26 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Barcelona City Center

Bus Starbus  •  28 h

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Birmingham Digbeth Coach Station to Lille 1920
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$153 - $173

Drive, car ferry  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Barcelona

$233 - $392

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15 h 57 min

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

$387 - $495

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

Primera Air, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Birmingham to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Birmingham to Barcelona via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 12 h 14 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from East Midlands to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $44
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Birmingham, Birmingham Digbeth Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$121
Schedules at
starbus.es
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and Barcelona is 1271 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Barcelona is to fly which costs £29 - £190 and takes 5 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £29 - £190.

No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Barcelona Sants via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 14 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Barcelona City Center via London and Paris City Center - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Birmingham to Barcelona, including transfers.