There are 14 ways to get from Canterbury to Barcelona by train, plane, car train, taxi, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

$134 - $367

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Paris City Center - Bercy Londres > Canterbury > Douvres > Calais > Paris Centre - Bercy / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Barcelona City Center Paris centre - Bercy > Lyon - gare routière Perrache > Lloret de Mar > Barcelone / ...

$56 - $82

12 alternative options

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN

$84 - $264

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Barcelona (BCN) LTN - BCN

$85 - $284

Train to London Stansted, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN

$98 - $284

Train, train to Southend, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Barcelona (BCN) SEN - BCN

$121 - $207

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Barcelona (BCN) BHX - BCN

$139 - $363

Train to London Stansted, fly to Girona, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Girona (GRO) STN - GRO
  3. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$120 - $415

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Barcelona  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Barcelona (BCN) BRS - BCN

$179 - $390

Train  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$294 - $469

Train via Montpellier Saint-Roch  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$286 - $401

Eurotunnel, train, taxi  •  13 h 44 min

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

$623 - $709

Bus and ferry, bus  •  21 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$173 - $198

Car ferry, drive  •  14 h 6 min

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

$200 - $306

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Barcelona via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Paris Nord Eurostar, La Fayette - Dunkerque, Gare De Lyon - Van Gogh, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 10 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Barcelona via Paris City Center - Bercy in around 23 h 23 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.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 London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
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 London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
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
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 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
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
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 Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
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 Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
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
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
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
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Greater Anglia
Virgin West Coast Trains
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $240
1st Class
$280 - $420
Train from Lille Europe to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$250 - $370
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$67 - $72
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$67 - $72
1st Class
$80 - $130
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$160 - $240
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $100
Premier
$95 - $120
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$183
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 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
starbus.es
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Canterbury to Barcelona?

The distance between Canterbury and Barcelona is 1103 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Barcelona?

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Barcelona is to bus which costs £40 - £60 and takes 23 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Canterbury to Barcelona?

The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Barcelona is to train and fly which takes 6 h 13 min and costs £95 - £270.

Is there a direct train between Canterbury and Barcelona?

No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Ashford(Kent) Int., Lille Europe and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 12 min.

Is there a direct bus between Canterbury and Barcelona?

No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Barcelona via Folkestone/Dover and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Canterbury to Barcelona?

It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Canterbury to Barcelona, including transfers.