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There are 11 ways to get from Dover to Barcelona by train, car train, taxi, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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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Train  •  11 h

  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

$282 - $444

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Train, bus to London Stansted, fly  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN

$84 - $283

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Eurotunnel, train, taxi  •  13 h 40 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

$586 - $661

Bus and ferry, bus Starbus  •  20 h 40 min

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

$165 - $183

Bus and ferry, bus FlixBus  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona N781

$116 - $194

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 50 min

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

$194 - $293

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7 h 58 min

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

$141 - $387

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory 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

$92 - $283

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory 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

$97 - $293

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  8 h 11 min

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

$130 - $226

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  9 h 2 min

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

$123 - $373

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Barcelona is to train and bus and fly which costs £60 - £220 and takes 8 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs £100 - £300 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Folkestone/Dover and arriving at Barcelona via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Ashford(Kent) Int., Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Dover and Barcelona is 678 miles.

The best way to get from Dover to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 11 h and costs £210 - £350.

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It takes approximately 11 h to get from Dover to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Dover to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Folkestone/Dover station.

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Dover to Barcelona train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 678.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h

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

You can take a train from Dover to Barcelona via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 11 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 21 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Southend to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
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 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 London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
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
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 Southend to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
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 18 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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
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
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 - $65
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
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 London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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Dover to Barcelona bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Barcelona is 1 h ahead of Dover. It is currently 9:10 AM in Dover and 10:10 AM in Barcelona.

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

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Vueling Airlines, Eurowings, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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