How to travel from Barcelona to Edinburgh

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from Barcelona to Edinburgh

You can get from Barcelona to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Barcelona to Edinburgh on Dec 09 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h55 07:55PMEdinburgh Airport
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06:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h55 07:55PMEdinburgh Airport
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07:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport5h45 12:35PMEdinburgh Airport
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12:40PMBarcelona El Prat Airport5h25 05:05PMEdinburgh Airport
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11:15AMBarcelona El Prat Airport6h50 05:05PMEdinburgh Airport
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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Barcelona

distanceDistance1032 miles (1665 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $61
fastestFastest modeFlight • $61 (€54) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 1032 miles (1665 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Barcelona and Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Edinburgh.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Edinburgh

Travel Tips: Travel to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
FAQs

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Barcelona?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Barcelona to Edinburgh closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Edinburgh?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Edinburgh here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Barcelona to Edinburgh. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Edinburgh is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A bus is $59 (€52) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Barcelona to Edinburgh costing on average $61 (€54).

A bus is generally $2 (€2) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $4 (€4) from Barcelona to Edinburgh.

The fastest way from Barcelona to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 14 h 11 min.

The distance is approximately 1032 miles (1665 km) from Barcelona to Edinburgh.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Edinburgh is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Barcelona and Edinburgh as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Barcelona to Edinburgh:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Barcelona to Edinburgh depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Edinburgh by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Barcelona to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $61 (€54).
Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Edinburgh are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Barcelona to Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $2 (€2) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $61 (€54) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $4 (€4) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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