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from Edinburgh to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Barcelona on Aug 5 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:40AMEdinburgh Airport2h40 10:20AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$641One-way
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06:40AMEdinburgh Airport2h40 10:20AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$641One-way
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01:05PMEdinburgh Airport2h50 04:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$721One-way
06:50AMEdinburgh Airport4h55 12:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$2271One-way
12:15PMEdinburgh Airport8h45 10:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$2271One-way

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Barcelona

distanceDistance1032 miles (1665 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $167 (€133) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways

Take a flight to travel 1032 miles (1665 km) to Barcelona from Edinburgh. British Airways is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Edinburgh to Barcelona.

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

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

This information was last checked on 8/3/21. 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 between Edinburgh and Barcelona.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to United Kingdom from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is my journey back to Edinburgh from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 8/3/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Edinburgh from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Edinburgh to Barcelona?

You can go from Edinburgh to Barcelona by flight.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Barcelona would I travel?

Barcelona is approximately 1032 miles (1665 km) away from Edinburgh.

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

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Edinburgh Airport and tend to arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Edinburgh to Barcelona?

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

  • British Airways can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Edinburgh to Barcelona for $167 (€133) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Barcelona from Edinburgh?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Edinburgh to Barcelona:

  • You'll find direct flights with.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from Edinburgh to Barcelona?
Your trip from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Barcelona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
How far in advance should I buy my Edinburgh to Barcelona one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $167 (€133) one way.

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

What is the quickest way from Edinburgh to Barcelona?

Going by flight is the quickest way from Edinburgh to Barcelona with an average travel time of 2 h 40 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Edinburgh Waverley
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.