There are 11 ways to get from Leeds to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, 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 from Leeds Bradford  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Barcelona (BCN) LBA - BCN

45€ - 220€

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Train to Manchester, fly  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Barcelona (BCN) MAN - BCN

54€ - 216€

Train to Liverpool, fly  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Barcelona (BCN) LPL - BCN

63€ - 304€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Barcelona (BCN) BHX - BCN

118€ - 635€

Train to East Midlands, fly  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Barcelona (BCN) EMA - BCN

82€ - 492€

Train  •  13h 4m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  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

224€ - 696€

Train via Avignon  •  13h 57m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Avignon Tgv Eil
  3. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants Ave

292€ - 683€

Bus  •  29h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station 815 / ...
  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

54€ - 152€

Bus via Paris  •  30h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station 815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Barcelona Nord 262

82€ - 122€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16h 58m

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

346€ - 448€

Drive, car ferry  •  18h 17m

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

233€ - 344€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Barcelona is to bus which costs £45 - £140 and takes 29h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Barcelona is to fly which costs £40 - £200 and takes 5h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeds station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and arriving at Barcelona, Barcelona Nord via London - Victoria Coach Station and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 4m.

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The distance between Leeds and Barcelona is 1407 km.

The best way to get from Leeds to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 13h 4m and costs £200 - £650.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Leeds to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Leeds to Barcelona bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Leeds to Barcelona train services, operated by LNER, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 58m and costs £40 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £200 - £650 and takes 13h 4m, you could also bus, which costs £45 - £140 and takes 29h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1407.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

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

Jet2.com, KLM and three other airlines fly from Leeds to Barcelona 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leeds to Barcelona via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 13h 4m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 310€
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 310€
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
35€ - 310€
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Flights from East Midlands to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 240€
Flights from East Midlands to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from East Midlands to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 200€
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 280€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 470€
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 490€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 290€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 290€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 190€
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 310€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 300€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
9€ - 14€
Off-Peak Day Single
16€ - 23€
Anytime Day Single
19€ - 27€
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
11€ - 17€
Off-Peak Day Single
19€ - 29€
Anytime Day Single
25€ - 35€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
65€ - 80€
Anytime Day 1st Class
130€ - 190€
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
45€ - 60€
Anytime Day 1st Class
110€ - 160€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
14€ - 21€
Off-Peak Single
28€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Single
40€ - 60€
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 230€
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
27€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
100€ - 140€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
150€ - 230€
Eurostar
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Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
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 49m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
220€ - 390€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
340€ - 390€
Standard
220€ - 270€
Standard Premier
280€ - 360€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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
146€
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
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 Leeds to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
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
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Leeds to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona, Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Leeds. It is currently 10:04 AM in Leeds and 11:04 AM in Barcelona.

Leeds to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Jet2.com, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 2771+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Leeds Bradford Airport is to line 757 bus which takes 36 min and costs .

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