How to travel from Barcelona to London

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from Barcelona to London

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

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flight

The best way to travel from Barcelona to London is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Vueling
08:45AM2h30
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
10:15AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$311One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Vueling
08:45AM2h30
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
10:15AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$311One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Vueling
08:20AM2h15
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
09:35AMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
$341One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:28AM10h02
Barcelona Sants
06:30PMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
$2651One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:28AM11h11
Barcelona Sants
07:39PMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
$2651One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:28AM13h02
Barcelona Sants
09:30PMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
$2651One-way
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
06:00AM25h05
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
06:05AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$691One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
04:00PM27h55
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
06:55PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$1271One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
08:55PM26h35
Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants
10:30PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$1341One-way
1 transfer
GetJet Airlines
07:00AM2h30
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
08:30AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$561One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
07:25AM2h30
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
08:55AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$561One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
10:50AM2h25
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
12:15PMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$801One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to London from Barcelona

distanceDistance706 miles (1138 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$43 - $70
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $43 (€37) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $43 (€37) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling Airlines or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 706 miles (1138 km) by train, bus or flight from Barcelona to London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling Airlines or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Barcelona to London.

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.

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SNCF

All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Barcelona to London

Eurowings, Air France and FlixBus will get you from Barcelona to London at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your travel to London from Barcelona including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from Barcelona to London

        FAQs: Travel to London 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 London.
        FAQs

        There are 3 travel options to London from Barcelona. You can take a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to London is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of $43 (€37) compared to other travel options to London:

        A flight is $27 (€23) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Barcelona to London costing on average $70 (€60).

        A flight is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Barcelona to London.

        A flight is $727 (€627) less than a train with an average ticket price of $769 (€664) from Barcelona to London.

        The quickest way to travel to London from Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes 22 h 45 min on average.

        Train takes on average 9 h 2 min.

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

        The average frequency per day from Barcelona to London is:

        • Around 2 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to London from Barcelona as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Buses from Barcelona to London most often leave from Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
        • Flights mostly depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in London Gatwick Airport.
        • Trains from Barcelona to London most often leave from Barcelona and arrive in London Waterloo.

        The following travel companies offer services from Barcelona to London:

        • BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus or Alsa can get you to London by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Barcelona to London for $70 (€60) on Omio.
        • Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), Eurowings, Lufthansa, Finnair, Air Europa, KLM, Iberia, Air France, SWISS, Luxair, Brussels Airlines, TUIfly, Air Baltic or airmax can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling Airlines from Barcelona to London for $43 (€37) on Omio.
        • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI, Renfe-SNCF or TGV INOUI for trains to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for TGV INOUI Barcelona to London tickets on Omio for $769 (€664).

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

        • You'll find direct buses with.
        • You can travel directly by ferry with.
        • You can take a direct flight with Vueling Airlines, easyJet or British Airways.
        • You can book a direct train with.

        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.

        Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to London often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
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