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There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh 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 from Edinburgh  •  5 h 59 min

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

$55 - $324

6 alternative options

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

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

$75 - $375

Train  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh 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

$338 - $563

Train, bus  •  31 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Barcelona

$326 - $511

Bus, bus and ferry  •  32 h 50 min

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

$207 - $239

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20 h 31 min

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

$435 - $567

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 51 min

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

$290 - $434

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona is to fly which costs £40 - £250 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona is to fly which costs £40 - £250 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Barcelona via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 50 min.

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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 International, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 43 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Barcelona is 1041 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 14 h 43 min and costs £250 - £440.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Barcelona bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs £40 - £250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £250 - £440 and takes 14 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1041.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

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 International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 14 h 43 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Barcelona via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $15
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
Bus operators
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 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
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
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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

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Barcelona is 1 h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 3:20 PM in Edinburgh and 4:20 PM in Barcelona.

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

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Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings and six other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3426+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $75 USD 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 £3 - £5.

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