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There are 11 ways to get from Portsmouth to Barcelona by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Barcelona (BCN) LGW - BCN

59€ - 212€

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barcelona (BCN) LHR - BCN

80€ - 281€

Train to Bristol, fly  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Barcelona (BCN) BRS - BCN

112€ - 270€

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Barcelona (BCN) LTN - BCN

70€ - 255€

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Barcelona (BCN) STN - BCN

70€ - 262€

Train  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London to Gare de Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

265€ - 470€

Train via Avignon  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Avignon Tgv Eil
  3. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants Ave

211€ - 671€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  26h 15m

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille, Europe to Barcelona Nord 530

181€ - 270€

Bus  •  28h 31m

  1. Take the bus from University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona City Centre

61€ - 132€

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 38m

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

154€ - 287€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14h 52m

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

323€ - 414€

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Barcelona is to bus which costs £50 - £120 and takes 28h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs £50 - £190 and takes 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Barcelona Nord via London Victoria and Lille, Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 15m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Barcelona is 673 miles.

The best way to get from Portsmouth to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 12h 27m and costs £230 - £420.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Portsmouth to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Barcelona bus services, operated by National Express, depart from University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Barcelona is to train which takes 12h 27m and costs £230 - £420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £120 and takes 28h 31m.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Portsmouth to Barcelona bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Barcelona City Centre station.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 672.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Barcelona via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Baker Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London, Gare de Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 12h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Barcelona via London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 28h 31m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
60€ - 190€
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from London Luton to Barcelona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 420€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Barcelona via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 30€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
14€ - 21€
Anytime fare
21€ - 30€
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
19€ - 27€
Anytime fare
30€ - 45€
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
26€ - 40€
Advanced Single
27€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 85€
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London to Gare de Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
65€ - 210€
Premier
160€ - 240€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
140€ - 550€
Premier
360€ - 600€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
170€ - 200€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
170€ - 200€
1st Class
230€ - 340€
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
1st Class
75€ - 120€
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
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
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National Express
Bus from University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
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National Express
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille, Europe to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris, Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
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
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 70€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 29€
Reclining Seat
29€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
13€
2-bed inside cabin
45€ - 70€

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