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There are 11 ways to get from Birmingham to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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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Fly from Birmingham  •  5 h 8 min

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

$39 - $246

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Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 30 min

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

$123 - $284

Train to Manchester, fly  •  6 h 49 min

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

$88 - $339

Train to East Midlands, fly  •  6 h 30 min

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

$75 - $615

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 51 min

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

$93 - $341

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7 h 11 min

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

$160 - $417

Train  •  12 h 5 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
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$323 - $579

Bus, bus and ferry  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$187 - $216

Bus  •  27 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Barcelona

$102 - $167

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

$382 - $490

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 16 min

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

$237 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Barcelona is to fly which costs £30 - £190 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Barcelona is to fly which costs £30 - £190 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Barcelona via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 20 min.

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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 and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Barcelona is 795 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 12 h 5 min and costs £240 - £450.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Birmingham to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Barcelona bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Barcelona train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs £30 - £190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £240 - £450 and takes 12 h 5 min, you could also bus, which costs £75 - £130 and takes 27 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 794.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Birmingham to Barcelona every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Birmingham to Barcelona via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
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
Flights from East Midlands to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$119
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.

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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
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Birmingham to Barcelona bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Barcelona is 1 h ahead of Birmingham. It is currently 9:16 PM in Birmingham and 10:16 PM in Barcelona.

Birmingham to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Iberia and six other airlines offer flights from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £29.

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