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There are 10 ways to get from Cambridge to Barcelona by plane, train, car, car train, taxi, bus, bus and ferry 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 London Stansted  •  5 h 31 min

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

$43 - $253

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 16 min

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

$117 - $355

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 36 min

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

$68 - $247

Train to London Luton, fly  •  7 h 5 min

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

$51 - $230

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  7 h 14 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

$101 - $344

Train  •  11 h 17 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 - $508

Drive, Eurotunnel, train, taxi  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge 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. Take a taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona

$573 - $652

Bus, bus and ferry  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Victoria Coach Station 010
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$183 - $211

Bus  •  27 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Victoria Coach Station 010
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Barcelona

$98 - $162

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 fly which costs £35 - £180 and takes 7 h 5 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 and arriving at Barcelona via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h.

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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 17 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 17 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 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 17 min, you could also bus, which costs £75 - £130 and takes 27 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, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Cambridge to Barcelona 5 times a day. 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 17 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 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 Heathrow to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
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 Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
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 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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $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 Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
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
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 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
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.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 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
$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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
Other operators
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis de Blanes
Phone
+34 972 35 50 50
Website
taxisdeblanes.com

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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

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Barcelona is 1 h ahead of Cambridge. It is currently 7:51 PM in Cambridge and 8:51 PM in Barcelona.

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

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British Airways, Vueling Airlines, easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3504+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £35.

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