There are 11 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Manchester to Barcelona  •  5 h 57 min

  1. MAN - BCN

$43 - $268

10 alternative options

Bus to Liverpool, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 10 min

  1. LPL - BCN

$55 - $323

Fly Manchester to Girona, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. MAN - GRO

$61 - $412

Train to Birmingham, fly to Barcelona  •  8 h

  1. BHX - BCN

$89 - $301

Fly Manchester to Reus, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. MAN - REU

$174 - $848

Train  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Ave

$333 - $858

Bus, train  •  23 h 53 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Tgv / ...

$252 - $337

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28 h 50 min

$196 - $227

Bus  •  28 h 56 min

$73 - $107

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 25 min

$252 - $420

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17 h 15 min

$403 - $519

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and 10 other airlines fly from Greater Manchester to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Greater Manchester to Barcelona via Manchester City Centre, Fairfield St/Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge), Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, and Avignon TGV in around 14 h 37 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Manchester to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Reus via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Reus via Shannon
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $450
Flights from Manchester to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Reus
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $44
Train from Lille Europe to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $350
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$64 - $69
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$64 - $69
1st Class
$75 - $130
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Eurostar
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Manchester to Lille
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120
Schedules at
starbus.es
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Greater Manchester and Barcelona is 1381 km.

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Barcelona is to bus which costs £50 - £80 and takes 28 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 57 min and costs £30 - £210.

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd and arriving at Barcelona via Manchester, London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Greater Manchester to Barcelona, including transfers.