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from Barcelona to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to London on Jan 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h30 09:10AMLondon Stansted Airport
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$571One-way
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07:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h30 09:10AMLondon Stansted Airport
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$571One-way
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07:35AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h20 08:55AMLondon Gatwick Airport
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$1091One-way
07:35AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h20 08:55AMLondon Gatwick Airport
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$1631One-way
06:15AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h40 07:55AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$1751One-way

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$50Ryanair
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$16Ryanair
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$144easyJet
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$24Ryanair
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Travel Information from Barcelona to London

distanceDistance706 miles (1138 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$33 - $134
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $33 (€27) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $33 (€27) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair

Travel 706 miles (1138 km) by bus or flight from Barcelona to London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Barcelona to London.

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Travel from Barcelona to London: Journey Details

Getting from Barcelona to London is simple, and anyone making the journey will have plenty of choice. The fastest and most convenient way to get to London is flying - and there are hourly departures from El Prat airport every day of the week. Trains and buses present a possible alternative for non-fliers, and offer the possibility of a stopover in Paris.

Return trips from London to Barcelona are also available.

How to get from Barcelona to London

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Barcelona to London, 94,59% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Barcelona to London, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from Barcelona to London. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

Buses from Barcelona to London

Megabus currently offer two buses per day between Barcelona Nord and London Victoria Coach Station, with a morning departure at 6:30 a.m. and an evening bus leaving at 4:30 p.m. Both journeys take 26 hours 30 minutes with a 2 hour stopover in Paris along the way.

Trains from Barcelona to London

Catching the train is a realistic route from Barcelona to London, with a manageable journey time of just over 10 hours. Travelers will need to catch a TGV to Paris. The first TGV leaves at 6:20 a.m., and the last at 6:35 p.m. When they reach Paris, they will need to switch to a Eurostar for the second leg into London St Pancras. In between, a short transfer between Bercy station and Gare du Nord will be required, which takes about 20 minutes.

Flights from Barcelona to London

Flights from Barcelona to London are the fastest and most popular way to get from Barcelona to London. Airlines operating the route include British Airways, Ryanair, Vueling, Iberia and EasyJet with flights landing at Heathrow, Luton, Gatwick and Stansted airports. The flight time lasts for just over 2 hours, and flights leave as early as 6:20 a.m., concluding at 9:50 p.m.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to London

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for United Kingdom due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to London from Barcelona?

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/15/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Barcelona to London closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Spain from London, United Kingdom due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Is my journey back to Barcelona from London restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Barcelona from London?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 1/16/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from London closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Barcelona to London?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to London from Barcelona. You can take a bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to go from Barcelona to London?

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to London is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $33 (€27) compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a flight is about $101 (€83) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $134 (€110) for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Barcelona to London?

The fastest way from Barcelona to London is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, getting to London by bus can take on average 24 h 50 min.

What is the distance between Barcelona and London?

The distance is approximately 706 miles (1138 km) from Barcelona to London.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Barcelona to London?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Barcelona to London depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Barcelona to London depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

Which travel companies can get me from Barcelona to London?

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to London by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Barcelona to London for $134 (€110) on Omio.
  • Ryanair can take you to London by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Ryanair from Barcelona to London for $33 (€27).

Can I travel directly to London from Barcelona?

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You'll find direct flights with Vueling, easyJet, Ryanair or British Airways.

Direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Barcelona to London?

Your trip from Barcelona to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Barcelona to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!

How far in advance should I buy my Barcelona to London one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Barcelona to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $134 (€110) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $33 (€27) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.