There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, night train, 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 Glasgow to Barcelona  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Barcelona (BCN) GLA - BCN

$70 - $387

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Train to Glasgow/Prestwick, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 6 min

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

$58 - $353

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Barcelona (BCN) EDI - BCN

$62 - $333

Fly Glasgow to Girona, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Girona (GRO) GLA - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$83 - $535

Fly Glasgow to Reus, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Reus (REU) GLA - REU
  2. Take the train from Camp de Tarragona to Barcelona Sants

$146 - $747

Train  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  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

$510 - $831

Bus, bus and ferry  •  32 h 5 min

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

$210 - $242

Night train, bus  •  32 h 53 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Center

$108 - $158

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20 h 22 min

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

$442 - $577

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 42 min

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

$296 - $442

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Barcelona is to bus and fly which costs £45 - £260 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Barcelona is to fly which costs £50 - £300 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Barcelona via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Barcelona Sants via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 8 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Barcelona is 1048 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 15 h 8 min and costs £380 - £650.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Glasgow to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Barcelona train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs £50 - £300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £380 - £650 and takes 15 h 8 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1047.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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

Jet2.com, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Glasgow to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 15 h 8 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Girona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Glasgow to Reus via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,300
Flights from Glasgow to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Glasgow to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $8,500
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Train operators
ScotRail
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Camp de Tarragona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $44
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Eurostar
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$201
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.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 Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
$122
Schedules at
starbus.es
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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