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There are 13 ways to get from Brighton to Spain by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car or car train

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Fly London Gatwick to Barcelona  •  5h 10m

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

$44 - $230

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Fly London Gatwick to Madrid  •  5h 10m

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

$51 - $267

Fly London Gatwick to Valencia  •  5h 1m

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

$59 - $286

Fly London Gatwick to Malaga  •  5h 33m

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

$50 - $255

Fly London Gatwick to Sevilla  •  5h 45m

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

$74 - $337

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 33m

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

$122 - $366

Train to London Luton, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 54m

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

$72 - $255

Train to London Stansted, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 2m

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

$85 - $281

Train  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  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
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$378 - $619

Train, bus  •  27h 43m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$130 - $220

Bus  •  29h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station 025 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid

$105 - $175

Car ferry, drive  •  16h 46m

  1. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe LD Lines
  2. Drive from Dieppe to Madrid

$196 - $363

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  20h 42m

  1. Drive from Brighton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  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

$538 - $637

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Spain is to fly which costs £30 - £180 and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Spain is to fly which costs £45 - £220 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Spain. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Cibeles via Londres Victoria Coach Station, Bilbao and Intercambiador De Avenida De América. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 38m.

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The distance between Brighton and Spain is 775 miles.

The best way to get from Brighton to Spain without a car is to train which takes 15h 18m and costs £290 - £480.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Brighton to Spain, including transfers.

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Brighton to Spain bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Spain is to fly which takes 5h 10m and costs £30 - £180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £290 - £480 and takes 15h 18m, you could also bus, which costs £80 - £140 and takes 29h 38m.

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

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Brighton to Spain bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Spain.
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  • Distance: 775.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Spain?

Norwegian Air International, British Airways and three other airlines fly from Brighton to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brighton to Madrid via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 15h 18m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Cork
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from London Gatwick to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Spanish Railways AVE
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
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 Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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British Airways, Norwegian Air International, Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 346+ hotels available in Spain. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 23m and costs £9 - £25.

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