There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, car, car ferry or car train

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 Glasgow  •  5h 51m

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

64€ - 339€

Cheapest option

Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  6h 24m

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

54€ - 293€

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Train, train to Newcastle, fly  •  8h 17m

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

88€ - 458€

Train  •  15h 25m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  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

438€ - 1152€

Train via Avignon  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Avignon Tgv Eil
  3. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants Ave

456€ - 1099€

Bus via Paris  •  34h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 450
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Barcelona Nord 262

87€ - 131€

Bus  •  37h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  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

84€ - 156€

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 12m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Barcelona

246€ - 414€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20h 19m

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

403€ - 523€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Barcelona is to bus via Paris which costs £70 - £120 and takes 34h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Barcelona is to fly which costs £55 - £300 and takes 5h 51m.

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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 Nord via London and Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 11m.

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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 Eurostar, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 25m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Barcelona is 1676 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 15h 25m and costs £370 - £1,000.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m 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 Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 51m and costs £55 - £300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £370 - £1,000 and takes 15h 25m, you could also bus via Paris, which costs £70 - £120 and takes 34h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1676.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 51m

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

Jet2.com, Ryanair and six other airlines fly from Glasgow to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Euston, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 15h 25m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 700€
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 650€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 900€
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
120€ - 900€
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 900€
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 900€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 550€
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
50€ - 550€
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000€ - 8000€
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 1000€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 1200€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 700€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Newcastle to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Train operators
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
44€ - 49€
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
44€ - 49€
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
200€ - 230€
Sleeper Berth Classic
65€ - 85€
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
CrossCountry
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
18€ - 27€
Off-Peak Day Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 65€
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
170€ - 230€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
450€ - 600€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
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 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
220€ - 390€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
340€ - 390€
Standard
220€ - 270€
Standard Premier
280€ - 350€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
150€ - 180€
1st Class
180€ - 210€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
60€ - 75€
1st Class
95€ - 120€
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
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
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
9€ - 13€
Website
Scottish Citylink
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
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Book at
National Express
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 Glasgow to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Blablabus
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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
10h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 70€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
23€ - 30€
Reclining Seat
29€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
14€
2-bed inside cabin
50€ - 70€

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

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Glasgow to Barcelona bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 6:40 PM in Glasgow and 7:40 PM in Barcelona.

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

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Jet2.com, Ryanair, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 2385+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £8.

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