There are 9 ways to get from Liverpool to Barcelona by train, plane, 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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Train to Manchester, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 31 min

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

$51 - $279

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Fly Liverpool to Barcelona  •  6 h 34 min

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

$46 - $316

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 1 min

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

$74 - $296

Train to Manchester, fly to Girona, train  •  7 h 20 min

  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  •  12 h 48 min

  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

$389 - $646

Train, bus  •  28 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Centre

$167 - $258

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28 h 35 min

  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  •  17 h 26 min

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

$402 - $519

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Barcelona

$255 - $424

Questions & Answers

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 28 h 35 min.

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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 RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 48 min.

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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 12 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min 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 6 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 869.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

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

Ryanair and easyJet fly from Liverpool to Barcelona 5 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 RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 12 h 48 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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Liverpool to Barcelona via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
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, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
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
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
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 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
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
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$119
Schedules at
starbus.es
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
Condor Ferries

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Barcelona is 1 h ahead of Liverpool. It is currently 12:49 AM in Liverpool and 1:49 AM in Barcelona.

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

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

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