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from Cardiff to Barcelona

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Travel Information from Cardiff to Barcelona

distanceDistance740 miles (1193 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $485 (€395) • 16 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia Airlines

Travel 740 miles (1193 km) by flight from Cardiff to Barcelona. Transavia Airlines is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Barcelona.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Barcelona, Spain if I’m coming from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Cardiff restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona, Spain from Cardiff?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 10/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Cardiff and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Cardiff, United Kingdom from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Spain?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Spain?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Cardiff, United Kingdom was last verified on 10/19/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Cardiff from Barcelona.

How do I get from Cardiff to Barcelona?

You can go from Cardiff to Barcelona by flight.

What is the quickest way from Cardiff to Barcelona?

Going by flight is the quickest way from Cardiff to Barcelona with an average travel time of 16 h 10 min.

What is the distance between Cardiff and Barcelona?

The distance is approximately 740 miles (1193 km) from Cardiff to Barcelona.

When traveling from Cardiff to Barcelona, where do I depart from Cardiff and where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Cardiff Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel operators can get me to Barcelona from Cardiff?

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

  • Travel with Transavia Airlines for flights to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Transavia Airlines Cardiff to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $485 (€395).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cardiff to Barcelona?
Your trip from Cardiff to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Cardiff to Barcelona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Barcelona from Cardiff online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $485 (€395) one way.

But we recommend booking Cardiff to Barcelona 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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