There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona by plane, train, night bus, bus, 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 from Edinburgh  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Barcelona (BCN) EDI - BCN

52€ - 227€

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Train to Glasgow, fly  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Barcelona (BCN) GLA - BCN

91€ - 202€

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Barcelona (BCN) NCL - BCN

61€ - 394€

Train, train to Glasgow/Prestwick, fly  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
  3. Fly from Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) to Barcelona (BCN) PIK - BCN

115€ - 317€

Train  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

233€ - 522€

Train via Avignon  •  16h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Avignon Tgv Eil
  3. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants Ave

301€ - 509€

Night bus, bus  •  33h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M20
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord

81€ - 149€

Bus  •  36h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Barcelona Nord 262

88€ - 132€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20h 25m

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

393€ - 511€

Drive, car ferry  •  21h 44m

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

268€ - 396€

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona is to fly which costs £45 - £210 and takes 6h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona is to fly which costs £45 - £210 and takes 6h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Barcelona, Barcelona Nord via London - Victoria Coach Station and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 6m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Barcelona is 1666 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 15h 6m and costs £200 - £470.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Barcelona bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Barcelona train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1665.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 1m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Barcelona, Spain?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 15h 6m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 700€
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 700€
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 700€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 440€
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 130€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 130€
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
27€ - 140€
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 450€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 390€
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 35€
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
11€ - 17€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
26€ - 35€
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 35€
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
11€ - 17€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
26€ - 35€
Train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 27€
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
9€ - 14€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
21€ - 27€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 200€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
70€ - 85€
Anytime Day 1st Class
140€ - 200€
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
35€ - 45€
Anytime Day 1st Class
90€ - 130€
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
13€ - 18€
1st Class
29€ - 45€
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
1st Class
65€ - 95€
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
18€ - 26€
Off-Peak Day Single
29€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 60€
Eurostar
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Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
110€ - 140€
Standard Premier
160€ - 210€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
220€ - 390€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
340€ - 390€
Standard
220€ - 270€
Standard Premier
280€ - 350€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
148€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Edinburgh to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
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 Edinburgh to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Website
National Express
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona is to fly which takes 6h 1m and costs £45 - £210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £200 - £470 and takes 15h 6m, you could also bus, which costs £75 - £120 and takes 36h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Edinburgh to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona, Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 7:15 AM in Edinburgh and 8:15 AM in Barcelona.

Edinburgh to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 2818+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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