How to travel from Manchester to Barcelona

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from Manchester to Barcelona

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

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

02:20PMManchester Airport2h15 05:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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02:20PMManchester Airport2h15 05:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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03:20PMManchester Airport5h00 09:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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06:15AMManchester Airport4h55 12:10PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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05:55AMManchester Airport5h20 12:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information to Barcelona from Manchester

distanceDistance857 miles (1383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $134
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 18 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $134 (€120) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

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

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Barcelona

Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs

International travel from Manchester, United Kingdom to Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Spain if coming from United Kingdom?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if traveling from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Manchester and Barcelona.

Return travel to Manchester, United Kingdom from Spain is: Unrestricted.

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

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Manchester, United Kingdom was last verified on 11/6/22. 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 Manchester from Barcelona.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Barcelona from Manchester. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Barcelona is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a train is about $7 (€6) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€12) for this route.

A train is $128 (€114) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Barcelona costing on average $134 (€120).

The fastest way from Manchester to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by bus can take on average 37 h 44 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 18 h 19 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 857 miles (1383 km) between Manchester and Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Barcelona is:

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

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

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

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

  • You can take a flight from Manchester to Barcelona with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for $134 (€120) with Vueling from Manchester to Barcelona.
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Barcelona often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Paris or Valencia. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $13 (€12) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $134 (€120) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $7 (€6) 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.

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