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There are 9 ways to get from Bristol to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

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Fly from Bristol  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Barcelona (BCN) BRS - BCN

$73 - $210

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Bus  •  28h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station 040
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Centre

$65 - $97

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Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 38m

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

$91 - $324

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

$156 - $432

Train  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  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

$344 - $593

Train, bus  •  23h 54m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$187 - $387

Bus, bus and ferry  •  26h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station 040
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$187 - $216

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 20m

  1. Drive from Bristol to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Barcelona

$211 - $373

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15h 48m

  1. Drive from Bristol to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Barcelona

$381 - $489

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Barcelona is to bus which costs £45 - £75 and takes 28h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Barcelona is to fly which costs £55 - £170 and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Barcelona via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 5m.

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The distance between Bristol and Barcelona is 736 miles.

The best way to get from Bristol to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 12h 27m and costs £260 - £460.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Bristol to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Bristol to Barcelona bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 23m and costs £55 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £260 - £460 and takes 12h 27m, you could also bus, which costs £45 - £75 and takes 28h 20m.

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

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Bristol to Barcelona bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Barcelona City Centre station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 735.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 23m

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

easyJet, KLM and two other airlines fly from Bristol to Barcelona 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol to Barcelona via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 12h 27m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
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
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
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
16h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
starbus.es
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
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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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Bristol. It is currently 12:45 PM in Bristol and 1:45 PM in Barcelona.

BMI Regional, Air France, easyJet and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3630+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 36m and costs £9.

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