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There are 13 ways to get from Harwich to Barcelona by train, plane, car, car train, taxi, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

$126 - $366

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Train, train to London Stansted, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
  2. Take the train from Manningtree to Marks Tey
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN

$49 - $237

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Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN

$76 - $271

Train to Southend, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Barcelona (BCN) SEN - BCN

$97 - $185

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Barcelona (BCN) LTN - BCN

$84 - $275

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Barcelona  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Barcelona (BCN) BHX - BCN

$109 - $356

Train, train to London Stansted, fly to Girona  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
  2. Take the train from Manningtree to Marks Tey
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Girona (GRO) STN - GRO
  4. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$71 - $361

Drive, train  •  13h 30m

  1. Drive from Harwich to Margate
  2. Take the train from Margate to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$315 - $492

Drive, train via Ebbsfleet International  •  14h 15m

  1. Drive from Harwich to Margate
  2. Take the train from Margate to Ebbsfleet International
  3. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$331 - $543

Drive, Eurotunnel, train, taxi  •  15h 20m

  1. Drive from Harwich to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Take a taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona

$559 - $636

Bus, train  •  26h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to London Embankment Stn
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$196 - $266

Drive, bus  •  28h 4m

  1. Drive from Harwich to Margate, Cecil Square
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Centre

$82 - $122

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 9m

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

$222 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harwich to Barcelona is to drive and bus which costs £60 - £95 and takes 28h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Harwich to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs £95 - £290 and takes 7h 19m.

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The distance between Harwich and Barcelona is 735 miles.

The best way to get from Harwich to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 26h 51m and costs £150 - £210.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Harwich to Barcelona, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Harwich. It is currently 12:44 PM in Harwich and 1:44 PM in Barcelona.

Vueling Airlines, Eurowings, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3630+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harwich to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 734.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Harwich, England and Barcelona, Spain?

There is no direct connection from Harwich to Barcelona. However, you can take the train to Manningtree, take the train to London Liverpool Street, take the walk to Liverpool Street station, take the subway to Lancaster Gate station, take the walk to London Paddington, take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Barcelona, take the walk to Barcelona Airport, then take the train to Barcelona. Alternatively, you can take the train to Manningtree, take the train to Stratford (London), take the walk to Stratford station, take the subway to London Bridge station, take the walk to London Bridge, take the train to Gatwick Airport, take the walk to London Gatwick airport, fly to Barcelona, take the walk to Barcelona Airport, then take the train to Barcelona.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Southend to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Girona via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Girona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southend to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Harwich Town to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Margate to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Margate to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from London Charing Cross to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $220
Premier
$170 - $260
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Colchester to London Embankment Stn
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Lille to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$119
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 Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis de Blanes
Phone
+34 972 35 50 50
Website
taxisdeblanes.com

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