Recommended flights from Barcelona to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

2 h 25 m

Direct flights


Flights per day



1384 km

There are 3 direct flights between Barcelona and Manchester per day, with the fastest journey taking just 2 hours and 25 minutes.

03:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h25 04:45PMManchester Airport
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10:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h45 11:45AMManchester Airport
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12:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h30 01:35PMManchester Airport
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09:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport5h05 01:05PMManchester Airport
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06:15AMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h45 10:00AMManchester Airport
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Flight Information from Barcelona to Manchester

distanceDistance857 miles (1383 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h 25 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$56 (€44)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Vueling, easyJet, Jet2. Com or TAP Portugal

Flights from Barcelona to Manchester cover the 857 miles (1383 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 25 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, Jet2. Com or TAP Portugal. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $56 (€44)], you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $22 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.


Ryanair and Vueling Airlines flights between Barcelona and Manchester

Ryanair and Vueling Airlines flights will get you from Barcelona to Manchester from $22 (€17). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.

Vueling Airlines

Ryanair is the leading low-cost airline offering flights within Europe, where you can choose different ticket types for your flight from Barcelona to Manchester: Value, Regular, Plus or Flexi Plus.

It’s easy to book your Ryanair plane ticket between Barcelona and Manchester online with Omio! Simply check the current Ryanair flight schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Barcelona and Manchester as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that flight and book cheap Ryanair plane tickets online. Prices for Ryanair flights from Barcelona to Manchester start at $22 (€17) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 857 miles (1383 km). If you search for Ryanair flights in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Ryanair tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by plane from Barcelona to Manchester. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Barcelona to Manchester Ryanair plane ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

When you buy your Ryanair flight tickets between Barcelona and Manchester don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Barcelona to Manchester Flights: An Overview 

As two cities famed for their passion for football and their unique and individual culture and nightlife, there is a wide selection of flights from Barcelona to Manchester operating throughout the year. With an average of between one and three flights departing from as early as 6:50 a.m. passengers can easily schedule a flight that suits their travel requirements. With as many as 17 airlines offering connections each and every day, there should be a flight to suit all budgets. Flight times between the two destinations vary, with the shortest taking just over two and a half hours and the longest taking more than thirty hours. The majority of flights between Barcelona and Manchester are indirect involving at least one changeover, however there are also a number of active direct flights as well. 

Which airlines fly from Barcelona to Manchester? 

An average of 17 airlines operate services from Barcelona to Manchester each day. These include budget airlines such as Ryanair and vueling as well as other major airlines including British Airways and Air France. There are also smaller airlines operating flights including Aer Lingus and Aegean Airlines. Between the two, Ryanair and vueling operate the majority of direct flights, with most other airlines focusing on indirect connections between Barcelona and Manchester. 

How long is the flight from Barcelona to Manchester? 

Journey times between Barcelona and Manchester vary and passengers should pay close attention to the number and location of any changeovers that are required. Direct flights take as little as two hours and 35 minutes to arrive, while the shortest indirect flight takes approximately four hours and 35 minutes requiring one change in Frankfurt am Main Airport. The longest flights are overnight and take as much as 30 hours with two changeovers in Athens Airport and Brussels airport. Journey makers have the greatest selection of airlines to choose from when it comes to indirect flights, with the limited number of direct flights on offer mainly from Ryanair, Jet2.com, easyJet and vueling. 

How many flights are there from Barcelona to Manchester? 

There are as many as 50 or more direct and indirect connections from Barcelona to Manchester leaving every day. Planes depart for the home of the Red Devils every hour at a rate of approximately one to three planes. Departures begin at 6:50 a.m. and continue till just before 11:00 p.m. Flights are spread consistently throughout the day with little to no clustering of flight times. However, passengers should keep in mind that most direct flights depart before 6:00 p.m.  

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

Departure Airport: The departure airport for connections from Barcelona to Manchester is Barcelona El Prat Airport which can be reached in a number of ways. These include via buses with both city services and an express service known as the Aerobus. An airport train also departs twice every hour and departs from three main stations, Estacio Sants, Passeig de Gracia and El Clot.

Arrival airport: All flights from Barcelona to Manchester terminate at Manchester Airport. The airport boasts a wide range of facilities including the option to access free WiFi, VAT refunds, and even a runway visitor park where passengers with some time can take a tour of the famous Concorde plane. Travelers can reach the city center from the airport via coach, train and even tram services. 

Travel Tips

Flights from Barcelona to Manchester
Take a flight to Manchester 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 Manchester.
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by flight between Barcelona and Manchester?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Spain?

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

Do I need to 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 departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/3/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Manchester from Barcelona as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by plane to Barcelona, Spain from Manchester, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Barcelona from Manchester?

Entry into Spain 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 Manchester?

Requirements for reentering:

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

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:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 8/5/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Barcelona from Manchester.

How much does a cheap flight from Barcelona to Manchester cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Barcelona to Manchester flights for as little as $22 (€17)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a flight ticket between Barcelona and Manchester?
If you’re looking to purchase your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the Barcelona to Manchester flight price to come in at an average of $56 (€44)  one way.
What is the distance between Barcelona and Manchester by plane?
The flight distance from Barcelona to Manchester is around 857 miles (1383 km).
How long is the flight between Barcelona and Manchester?
While the time it takes to travel 857 miles (1383 km) from Barcelona to Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Manchester flight journey time is on average 2 h 25 min.
When taking a flight from Barcelona to Manchester, which airport in Barcelona do I fly out of and which airport in Manchester do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their cheap flights from Barcelona El Prat Airport   to Manchester Airport   most frequently.

Where is the departure airport in Barcelona located? Where is the arrival airport in Manchester located?

You can find the most popular departure airport for this route, Barcelona El Prat Airport, located approximately 0 miles (0 km) from the city center of Barcelona. The most popular arrival airport in Manchester, called Manchester Airport, is located around 0 miles (0 km) away from its city center. To reach the city center of Manchester from Manchester Airport, check what taxi services, airport shuttle services or public transit options are available.

Which airlines can take me to Manchester from Barcelona?
If you're looking for flights from Barcelona to Manchester, you can rely on Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, Jet2. Com or TAP Portugal to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the Barcelona to Manchester route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest flight from Barcelona to Manchester? What time is the last flight from Barcelona to Manchester?
The earliest flight for this journey departs from Barcelona at 6: 55 AM. The last flight leaves from Barcelona at 8: 55 PM. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from Barcelona to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase plane tickets to Manchester from Barcelona to score 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 purchase plane tickets from Barcelona to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $56 (€44) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your plane ticket from Barcelona to Manchester a few months in advance.