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Glasgow to Barcelona

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5 suggested routes to go from Glasgow to Barcelona by flight, train, car, bus

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Barcelona
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Girona
Barcelona
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Manchester
Barcelona
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Birmingham
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London
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How to get from Glasgow to Barcelona?

We are suggesting 5 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Glasgow Barcelona. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Glasgow-Barcelona

For your trip from Glasgow (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Barcelona (Spain) with a distance of 1041 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Barcelona from Glasgow but it is possible to make this trip only by plane with the flight routes Glasgow-Birmingham and Birmingham-Barcelona.
Leave Glasgow and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Glasgow International GLA airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Birmingham (Birmingham International airport, IATA code: BHX) operated by FlyBE. From Birmingham, take another plane with Norwegian Air Shuttle that will carry you to Barcelona-El Prat airport (Barcelona, Spain).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Glasgow to Barcelona without changing trains. You can take the train Glasgow-Birmingham and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of Virgin Trains or CrossCountry to Birmingham leave from Glasgow Central railway station in Glasgow. Arrival in Birmingham will take place at Birmingham New Street station (0.4 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Glasgow Barcelona only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Glasgow-Manchester.
You will board a coach of National Express in Glasgow. The bus will drop you off at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Glasgow bus station (0.3 mi from Glasgow) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Manchester.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Glasgow-Manchester will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Glasgow and Barcelona?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Glasgow in Glasgow and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom)
ALSA is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Girona (serving Girona bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of Barcelona where the coach will drop you off at Barcelone Norte station situated at about 0.7 mi from Barcelona city centre.
The coach company MegaBus carries out the route from the bus station of Glasgow in Glasgow and to the one of Birmingham (England United Kingdom)
Airlines
Ryanair carries out the flights from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to London (arrival at Stansted STN airport) and from Stansted STN airport (located 31.7 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
British Airways flies on the routes from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
FlyBE schedules the flight from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to Birmingham (arrival at Birmingham International BHX airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle ensures the flight route from Birmingham International BHX airport (located 6.8 mi from Birmingham, United Kingdom) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Jet2.com carries out a flight from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to Girona (arrival at Costa Brava GRO airport)
Vueling Airlines flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Monarch Airlines schedules the flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Barcelona (arrival at Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Thomson Airways ensures the flight route from Glasgow International GLA airport (located 6.8 mi from Glasgow, United Kingdom) to Girona (serving Costa Brava GRO airport)
Easyjet carries out the flights from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport) and from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Railway companies
East Coast provides a rail connection Glasgow-London with the train from Glasgow Central railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Kings Cross at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line from Glasgow to Manchester with the train which leaves Glasgow Central station to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly railway station (England United Kingdom)
Renfe operates the train journey Girona-Barcelona with the train Avant from Girona railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Barcelona-Sants at arrival (1.7 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection from Glasgow to Birmingham with the train which leaves Glasgow Central station to arrive at Birmingham New Street railway station (England United Kingdom)
ScotRail transports passengers on a rail line Glasgow-London with the train Caledonian Sleeper from Glasgow Central railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Euston at arrival (2 mi from centre)
CrossCountry operates the train journey from Glasgow to Birmingham with the train which leaves Glasgow Central station to arrive at Birmingham New Street railway station (England United Kingdom)
SNCF provides a rail connection Girona-Barcelona with the train TGV from Girona railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Barcelona-Sants at arrival (1.7 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Glasgow-Manchester (183.9 mi)

Stop cities from Glasgow or cities to visit near Barcelona

When travelling from Barcelona to Glasgow by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Girona located at 53 mi from Barcelona (Spain) Birmingham, Manchester, London (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Barcelona or back to Glasgow, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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