Travel options
from Manchester to Barcelona

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

No journeys found

We couldn’t find any journeys for this date. Click below and try searching for another date.

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Need a place to stay?

view on map
Top pick hotels
Entire homes & apartments

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner

View all

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sep 29
Sep 30
Oct 1
Oct 2
Oct 3
Oct 4
Oct 5
Oct 6
Oct 7
Oct 8
Oct 10
Oct 11
Oct 12
Oct 14
Oct 15
Oct 16
Oct 17
Oct 18

Travel Information between Manchester and Barcelona

distanceDistance857 miles (1383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $101 (€81) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Take a flight to travel 857 miles (1383 km) from Manchester to Barcelona. Vueling is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Manchester to Barcelona.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Barcelona
Travel to Barcelona 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 Manchester to Barcelona.
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Barcelona, Spain from Manchester, United Kingdom?

Travel between Manchester, 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 Manchester?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • 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

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 9/27/21. 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 from Manchester to Barcelona.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Manchester, United Kingdom from Spain is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Manchester from Barcelona?

  • 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 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. 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 Manchester from Barcelona here.

What are the ways to get from Manchester to Barcelona?

You can travel between Manchester and Barcelona by flight.

What is the fastest way from Manchester to Barcelona?

A flight is the fastest way to get to Barcelona from Manchester with an average travel time for this journey around 2 h 20 min.

What is the distance from Manchester to Barcelona?

Barcelona is approximately 857 miles (1383 km) away from Manchester.

When traveling between Manchester and Barcelona, what are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and Barcelona?

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Manchester Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel operators can get me to Barcelona from Manchester?

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

  • Vueling can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Manchester to Barcelona for $101 (€81).
Can I travel directly to Barcelona from Manchester?

Yes, there is a direct service from Manchester to Barcelona:

  • You can take a direct flight with Vueling.

Direct services to Barcelona 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 trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Manchester to Barcelona?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester to Barcelona often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Manchester and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Manchester to Barcelona online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Manchester to Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $101 (€81) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.