There are 14 ways to get from Brighton to Spain by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car or car train

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Recommended option

Fly London Gatwick to Barcelona  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN

$46 - $231

13 alternative options

Fly London Gatwick to Valencia  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Valencia (VLC) LGW - VLC

$61 - $287

Fly London Gatwick to Madrid  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Madrid (MAD) LGW - MAD

$52 - $267

Fly London Gatwick to Malaga  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Malaga (AGP) LGW - AGP

$54 - $257

Fly London Gatwick to Sevilla  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Sevilla (SVQ) LGW - SVQ

$76 - $338

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

$124 - $369

Train to London Stansted, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN

$88 - $285

Train to London Luton, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 2 min

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

$75 - $259

Train  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International Station to Avignon TGV
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$327 - $812

Train, bus  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$183 - $400

Bus  •  29 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station 026
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid

$126 - $188

Train, car ferry  •  31 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Portsmouth & Southsea
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A

$186 - $597

Drive, car ferry  •  29 h

  1. Drive from Brighton to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
  3. Drive from Bilbao to Madrid

$165 - $580

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  20 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$569 - $666

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Spain?

Norwegian Air International, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Brighton to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brighton to Madrid via Ashford International, Ashford International Station, Avignon TGV, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 16 h 1 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
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 London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford International Station to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$150 - $550
Premier
$390 - $650
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
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
$177
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators
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
$110 - $480
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$110 - $140
Car
$340 - $480
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$110 - $140
Car
$350 - $490

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brighton and Spain is 1240 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Spain is to fly which costs £30 - £180 and takes 5 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Brighton to Spain is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs £30 - £180.

No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Spain. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Sol - Sevilla via Londres Victoria Coach Station, Bilbao, Intercambiador de Avenida de America and Alcala - Manuel Becerra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Brighton to Spain, including transfers.