There are 12 ways to get from Cambridge 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 London Stansted to Barcelona  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN

$43 - $254

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

$94 - $317

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN

$69 - $247

Train to London Luton, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Barcelona (BCN) LTN - BCN

$51 - $230

Fly London Stansted to Girona, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Girona (GRO) STN - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$65 - $372

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Barcelona (BCN) BHX - BCN

$121 - $343

Train, train to Southend, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Barcelona (BCN) SEN - BCN

$109 - $199

Train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  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

$301 - $507

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 010
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$186 - $214

Train, bus  •  27 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Center

$81 - $118

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14 h 40 min

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

$366 - $466

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h

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

$220 - $333

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Barcelona is to train and bus which costs £60 - £90 and takes 27 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Barcelona is to fly which costs £30 - £200 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Barcelona via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Barcelona Sants via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Barcelona is 758 miles.

The best way to get from Cambridge to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 11 h 15 min and costs £230 - £390.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Cambridge to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Barcelona bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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Cambridge to Barcelona train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs £30 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £230 - £390 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 757.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

Ryanair, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Cambridge to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cambridge to Barcelona via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
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 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
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
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
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 London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
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 Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Girona via Hahn
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
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 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Southend to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
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
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Virgin West Coast Trains
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
$172
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 Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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
$122
Schedules at
starbus.es
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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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