How to travel from Barcelona to Manchester

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from Barcelona to Manchester

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

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To get from Barcelona to Manchester on Dec 10 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h45 08:05PMManchester Airport
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06:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h45 08:05PMManchester Airport
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12:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h35 01:40PMManchester Airport
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07:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport8h35 02:35PMManchester Airport
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09:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport6h35 02:35PMManchester Airport
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Travel Information from Barcelona to Manchester

distanceDistance857 miles (1383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $90
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $2 (€2) • 36 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $90 (€82) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 857 miles (1383 km) to Manchester from Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Manchester

Travel Tips: Travel 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.

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Manchester, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Manchester from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Manchester, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Manchester from Barcelona.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Manchester, 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 Manchester?

  • 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 Manchester here.

There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona to Manchester: bus, ferry, flight or train.

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

A bus is generally $88 (€80) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $90 (€82) from Barcelona to Manchester.

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Manchester costing on average $2 (€2).

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by bus can take on average 36 h.

In comparison, going by train can take 15 h 29 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 857 miles (1383 km) from Barcelona to Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Manchester is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Barcelona to Manchester 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 Manchester:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Manchester Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Manchester:

  • You can travel from Barcelona to Manchester by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $90 (€82) with Ryanair from Barcelona to Manchester.
Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Manchester are London, Liverpool or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $2 (€2) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $90 (€82) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $2 (€2) one way.

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

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