There are 12 ways to get from London to Barcelona by plane, train, 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

Fly London Heathrow to Barcelona  •  5 h 6 min

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

$93 - $315

Cheapest option

Fly London Gatwick to Barcelona  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN

$47 - $234

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Fly London Stansted to Barcelona  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN

$56 - $233

Train to London Luton, fly to Barcelona  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Barcelona (BCN) LTN - BCN

$47 - $231

Train to Birmingham, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 14 min

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

$100 - $307

Train to Southend, fly to Barcelona  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Barcelona (BCN) SEN - BCN

$84 - $164

Fly London Stansted to Girona, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Girona (GRO) STN - GRO
  2. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants

$79 - $357

Train to Bristol, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Barcelona (BCN) BRS - BCN

$138 - $325

Train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$282 - $475

Drive, Eurotunnel, train, taxi  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  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

$566 - $642

Bus  •  23 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Barcelona City Center Ouibus / ...

$53 - $156

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Drive from London to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Barcelona

$189 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Barcelona is to bus which costs £35 - £120 and takes 23 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs £70 - £240.

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The distance between London and Barcelona is 1139 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from London to Barcelona, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Barcelona City Center via Paris City Center - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 54 min.

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

Vueling Airlines, British Airways and five other airlines fly from London to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Barcelona via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9 h 54 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 Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
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
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
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 Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
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 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Southend to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
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 Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
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
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Girona via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
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 Birmingham to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 Birmingham to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
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
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Girona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80
Other operators
Taxi from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis de Blanes
Phone
+34 972 35 50 50
Website
taxisdeblanes.com

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