There are 11 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, 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 Manchester to Barcelona  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Barcelona (BCN) MAN - BCN

$42 - $267

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

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Barcelona (BCN) LPL - BCN

$54 - $322

Fly Manchester to Girona, train  •  6 h 44 min

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

$59 - $410

Train to Birmingham, fly to Barcelona  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Barcelona (BCN) BHX - BCN

$89 - $296

Fly Manchester to Reus, train  •  7 h 45 min

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

$173 - $844

Train via Avignon TGV  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Avignon TGV
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave

$323 - $858

Train TGV  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chesterfield
  2. Take the train from Chesterfield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$335 - $602

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$194 - $225

Bus  •  31 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Center

$72 - $106

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17 h 15 min

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

$396 - $512

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 34 min

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

$253 - $382

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Barcelona is to bus which costs £55 - £85 and takes 31 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Barcelona is to fly which costs £30 - £210 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Barcelona is 863 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Greater Manchester to Barcelona, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Barcelona via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 46 min.

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Jet2.com, Vueling Airlines, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 863.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines 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, 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 Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
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
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 20 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 Manchester to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 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
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 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
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
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $390
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
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$160 - $600
Premier
$400 - $650
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $270
SNCF
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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
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Train from Chesterfield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
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
$168
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
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
Ouibus
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
$17 - $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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