There are 12 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Spain by plane, train, subway, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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

Fly London Heathrow to Barcelona  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

$69 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus to London Luton, fly to Barcelona  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Luton Airport
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Barcelona (BCN) LTN - BCN

$49 - $216

10 alternative options

Fly London Heathrow to Madrid  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Madrid (MAD) LHR - MAD

$77 - $295

Fly London Heathrow to Malaga  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Malaga (AGP) LHR - AGP

$88 - $386

Train, Tube to London Gatwick, fly to Barcelona  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN

$80 - $276

Train, Tube to London Stansted, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN

$91 - $273

Train  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$352 - $540

Bus ALSA  •  27 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Avénida de America Paris Centre - Bercy > Orléans > Tours > Angoulême > Bordeaux Centre > Saint-Sébastien > Bilbao > Lerma > Madrid - Avenida America > Madrid - Gare Sud

$97 - $182

Bus FlixBus  •  28 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$113 - $193

Drive, car ferry  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
  3. Drive from Bilbao to Madrid

$170 - $647

Train, car ferry  •  32 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Woking to Portsmouth & Southsea
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A

$191 - $609

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Madrid

$404 - $524

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Spain?

Vueling Airlines, British Airways and six other airlines fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Madrid via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Lille Europe Eurostar, Lille Europe, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 16 h 29 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $260
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
renfe.com
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
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$110 - $150
Car
$360 - $550
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$110 - $140
Car
$350 - $500

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Spain?

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Spain is 1304 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Spain?

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Spain is to bus and fly which costs £35 - £160 and takes 5 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Spain?

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Spain is to fly which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £45 - £190.

Is there a direct bus between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Spain?

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Spain. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Sol - Sevilla via Londres Victoria Coach Station, Bilbao, Intercambiador de Avenida de America and Alcala - Manuel Becerra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 29 min.

How long does it take to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Spain?

It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Spain, including transfers.