How to travel from Manchester to Barcelona

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Travel Information from Manchester to Barcelona

distanceDistance857 miles (1383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$39 - $1, 030
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $39 (€34) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $39 (€34) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Ryanair or Virgin Trains

Travel 857 miles (1383 km) by train, bus or flight to Barcelona from Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Ryanair or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Manchester to Barcelona.

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from Manchester to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation
flight

The best way to travel from Manchester to Barcelona is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Vueling
09:35PM2h25
Manchester Airport (MAN)
01:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1991One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
03:00AM31h30
Manchester, Coach Station
11:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$1921One-way
2 transfers
Fastest
Vueling
09:50AM2h20
Manchester Airport (MAN)
01:10PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$3201One-way
0 transfers
Other options
National Express
06:35AM28h05
Manchester, Coach Station
11:40AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$2051One-way
2 transfers
National Express
06:35AM28h40
Manchester, Coach Station
12:15PMBarcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants
$2051One-way
2 transfers
National Express
06:35AM29h50
Manchester, Coach Station
01:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$2011One-way
2 transfers
Vueling
09:35PM2h25
Manchester Airport (MAN)
01:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$3111One-way
0 transfers
Air France Hop
06:05PM13h55
Manchester Airport (MAN)
09:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$3741One-way
1 transfer
Vueling
09:50AM2h20
Manchester Airport (MAN)
01:10PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$4601One-way
0 transfers

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All travel companies: Airlines from Manchester to Barcelona

Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and easyJet will get you to Barcelona from Manchester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

    FAQs: Travel from Manchester to Barcelona

    FAQs: 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

    There are 3 travel options from Manchester to Barcelona: train, bus or flight.

    The cheapest way to travel between Manchester and Barcelona is a flight with an average price of $39 (€34).

    This is compared to other travel options from Manchester to Barcelona:

    Taking a flight costs $42 (€37) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $82 (€71) for the same trip.

    A flight is $991 (€856) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Manchester to Barcelona costing on average $1, 030 (€890).

    The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Bus takes 31 h 55 min on average.

    Taking a train requires on average 13 h 12 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:

    • Around 1 train per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Barcelona from Manchester as scheduled services by train, bus or flight 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, Estación de Autobuses de Sants.
    • Most travelers take a flight from Manchester Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
    • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Manchester to Barcelona depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Barcelona Sants.

    The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Barcelona:

    • FlixBus can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Manchester to Barcelona for $82 (€71) on Omio.
    • Travel with Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, easyJet, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, British Airways, LAER, Iberia Express, Transavia Airlines or Eurowings to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Manchester to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $21 (€18).
    • Travel with Virgin Trains to go to Barcelona by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Virgin Trains Manchester to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $1, 030 (€890).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

    • Take a direct bus with.
    • Direct services by plane with.
    • Direct services by train 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 Manchester to Barcelona.

    Your trip from Manchester 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, Valencia, Seville or Zaragoza. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris, Valencia, Seville or Zaragoza to your Manchester to Barcelona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
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