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Flight Information from Barcelona to Birmingham

distanceDistance787 miles (1270 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$53 (€43)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair or Vueling

Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham cover the 787 miles (1270 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Ryanair or Vueling. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as $13 (€10), but the average price of plane tickets is $53 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Birmingham International Airport.


RyanAir and Vueling between Barcelona and Birmingham

Travel from Barcelona to Birmingham from $13 (€10) with Omio’s flight partners RyanAir and Vueling! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.


Book your RyanAir Barcelona to Birmingham flight with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check RyanAir’s up-to-date flight schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Barcelona to Birmingham routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable RyanAir plane tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Barcelona to Birmingham is 787 miles (1270 km), and the best price for a one-way Barcelona - Birmingham RyanAir plane ticket starts at $13 (€10) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your RyanAir ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by plane. Waiting in a line at the airport to purchase your plane ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your plane tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with RyanAir!

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Barcelona to Birmingham Flights: An Overview

Birmingham is commonly referred to as the UK’s “second city.” It is the second-largest metropolitan area in England located in the nation’s West Midlands. It has cultural, financial, social, and commercial significance. It features iconic attractions like the Library of Birmingham and St. Phillips Cathedral. Visitors can travel to the city for sightseeing, business, or to explore its rich industrial history. More than 50 flights link Barcelona to Birmingham​. Some of the flights are direct, while a majority feature layovers. Non-stop flights regularly take less than three hours to arrive in Birmingham​. Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham are available throughout the day.  

Which airlines fly from Barcelona to Birmingham?

Nine airlines operate from Barcelona to Birmingham. Only vueling and Ryanair offer direct flights between the two cities. KLM, Lufthansa, Airfrance, AerLingus, British Airways, and Turkish Airlines offer connecting flights from Barcelona to Birmingham​.

How long is the flight from Barcelona to Birmingham? 

The two fastest direct flights from Barcelona to Birmingham take approximately two hours 25 minutes, covering a flight distance of 1,271 kilometers. Other direct flights take approximately two hours 30 minutes to reach Birmingham. Connecting flights take longer depending on the connecting cities. KLM flies the quickest connecting flight, which takes four hours 30 minutes. British Airways and Aer Lingus jointly offer the longest flight with two layovers. This flight takes 29 hours 15 minutes from Barcelona to Birmingham. 

How many flights are there from Barcelona to Birmingham? 

There are 62 flights from Barcelona to Birmingham every day, with more than 400 flights weekly. Only three of the 62 flights are direct, while the rest feature one or two changes and layovers. Only vueling and Ryanair offer direct flights. Popular layover cities include Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Madrid, Dublin, Munich, Dubai, and Istanbul. Direct flights are available during the early mornings, mid-mornings, and early afternoon. Travelers wishing to catch direct flights from Barcelona to Birmingham should be at the airport early enough. However, connecting flights are available throughout the day. 

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Barcelona to Birmingham? 

Departure airport: Barcelona El Prat airport (BCN) is the departure airport for flights on this route. It is located 15 kilometers south-west of Barcelona in a municipality called central Plaça Catalunya and is linked to the airport by the Aerobus line 1 and 2. The buses depart to the airport every five to ten minutes and take 35 minutes to cover the distance.​ The Air-Rail Link train is an inexpensive and convenient method of travel to reach the airport, taking around 25 minutes. It is also easy to reach the airport from Barcelona City via taxi, rental car, or public transport. Facilities at the airport include spacious parking lots, ATMs, hotels and restaurants, currency exchange, and free WiFi.

Arrival airport: Birmingham International Airport (BHX) is the arrival airport for flights on this route. Located south-east of Birmingham City near Bickenhill village, ​it is the seventh-busiest airport in the UK. It is served by an automated people mover, which links the airport with Birmingham International Railway Station. Travelers can book taxis or rental cars at the airport. Public bus and train services are also available. Birmingham​ Airport features public amenities like spacious parking lots, reserved parking for persons with disabilities, free WiFi, restaurants, duty-free shops, eateries, ATMs, and car rental services.

Travel Tips

Flights from Barcelona to Birmingham
Take a flight to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Birmingham.
Is travel by plane currently allowed from Barcelona, Spain to Birmingham, United Kingdom?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Birmingham, United Kingdom by plane is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Birmingham from Barcelona before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Spain from United Kingdom by plane?

The restriction level for your return flight to Barcelona, Spain from Birmingham is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into Barcelona from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Birmingham?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Barcelona from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap plane tickets from Barcelona to Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from Barcelona to Birmingham to cost as little as $13 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a flight between Barcelona and Birmingham?
The flight price between Barcelona and Birmingham is on average $53 (€43)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Barcelona to Birmingham by plane?
The distance between Barcelona and Birmingham by plane is approximately 787 miles (1270 km).
What is the Barcelona to Birmingham flight travel time?
The flight time to Birmingham from Barcelona is on average 2 h 20 min  for the 787 miles (1270 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Birmingham from Barcelona by flight can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When taking a flight from Barcelona to Birmingham, which airport in Barcelona do I fly out of and which airport in Birmingham do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona El Prat Airport   and arriving in Birmingham International Airport.

Where is the airport in Barcelona to go to Birmingham? Where is the airport in Birmingham located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their flights from Barcelona El Prat Airport and need to travel around 7 miles (11 km) from the city center to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often land in Birmingham International Airport and need to travel about 7 miles (11 km) from this airport to reach the city center. You can check for public transit connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Birmingham International Airport to get you to the city center of Birmingham.

Which airlines should I travel with from Barcelona to Birmingham?
For the route from Barcelona to Birmingham you can take a flight with Ryanair or Vueling. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services to Birmingham from Barcelona on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I book a direct flight from Barcelona to Birmingham?
Yes, you can find a direct flight from Barcelona to Birmingham with Ryanair  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your plane ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
When can I take the first flight from Barcelona to Birmingham? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The earliest flight for this trip departs from Barcelona at 5: 05 AM. The last flight leaves from Barcelona at 3: 35 PM. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from Barcelona to Birmingham and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase plane tickets between Barcelona and Birmingham for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for flights in advance to score the best deals from all possible airlines offering this journey and save money. If you book plane tickets between Barcelona and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $53 (€43) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your plane ticket from Barcelona to Birmingham a few months in advance.

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