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There are 9 ways to get from Liverpool to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, 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 Liverpool to Barcelona  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Barcelona (BCN) LPL - BCN

$44 - $312

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Train to Manchester, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 31m

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

$51 - $279

Train to Birmingham, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Barcelona (BCN) BHX - BCN

$74 - $261

Train to Manchester, fly to Girona, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Girona (GRO) MAN - GRO
  3. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$68 - $423

Train  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$355 - $648

Train, bus  •  27h 44m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Barcelona

$169 - $326

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Barcelona

$193 - $223

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17h 23m

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

$402 - $519

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 45m

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

$257 - $387

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Barcelona is to fly which costs £30 - £240 and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Barcelona is to fly which costs £30 - £240 and takes 5h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Barcelona via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Barcelona Sants via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 55m.

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The distance between Liverpool and Barcelona is 870 miles.

The best way to get from Liverpool to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 12h 55m and costs £270 - £500.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Liverpool to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Barcelona bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Liverpool to Barcelona train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 41m and costs £30 - £240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £270 - £500 and takes 12h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 869.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 41m

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

Ryanair and easyJet fly from Liverpool to Barcelona 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Liverpool to Barcelona via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 12h 55m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
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 Manchester to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Manchester to Girona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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 Manchester to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
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.

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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
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
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
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
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
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Liverpool Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Liverpool to Barcelona bus services, operated by Starbus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Liverpool. It is currently 8:06 PM in Liverpool and 9:06 PM in Barcelona.

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

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Liverpool 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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The best way to get from Liverpool to Liverpool Airport is to night bus which takes 34m and costs £2 - £3.

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