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Trip London Barcelona

Plan your trip by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane from London to Barcelona

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How to get from London to Barcelona?

We are suggesting 42 routes by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane to plan your trip London 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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  • Locate cities of London and Barcelona on a map as well as the route London Barcelona and the different connecting points (Barcelona-El Prat Airport, Barcelona-Sants Railway Station, Barcelone Norte Coach Station, Barcelone Sants Coach Station, Barcelona Port, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport London Barcelona

For your trip from London (England, United Kingdom) to Barcelona (Spain) with a distance of 707 mi you will be able to take 5 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight London > Barcelona will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave London and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Gatwick LGW airport, 24.2 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Barcelona (Barcelona-El Prat airport, IATA code: BCN) operated by Norwegian Air Shuttle, British Airways, Monarch Airlines, Easyjet, Vueling Airlines or Ryanair.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Barcelona from London without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines London-Paris and Paris-Barcelona.
You will board a coach of Eurolines, FlixBus or OUIBUS in London. The bus will drop you off at Aéroport Paris Charles de Gaulle - RoissyPole bus station (14.3 mi from Paris, France). Please make sure to show up on time at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Paris. Once arrived in Paris, take another coach of OUIBUS that will take you to Barcelona bus station ( Spain).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from London to Barcelona without changing trains but some trains run on lines London-Lyon and Lyon-Barcelona allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of Eurostar to Lyon leave from London St Pancras railway station in London. Arrival in Lyon will take place at Lyon-Part-Dieu station (1.3 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Lyon where the train TGV operated by SNCF leave for Barcelona.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route London-Paris will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.
There is no direct crossing between London and Barcelona, you will have to use another mean of transport (plane) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Palma (Mallorca)-Barcelona.
You will embark at the port of Palma de Mallorca at 1.9 mi from Palma (Mallorca) aboard a ship of Acciona Trasmediterránea or Baleària. The ferry will dock in the port of Barcelona at 1.1 mi from Barcelona. We advise you to show up at the port of Palma (Mallorca) for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.

Which carriers to travel between London and Barcelona?

Airlines
Ryanair carries out a flight from Stansted STN airport situated 31.7 mi away from the city centre of London to Barcelona (arrival at Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Vueling Airlines flies on the route from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
British Airways schedules the flight from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Barcelona (arrival at Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Transavia.com France ensures the flight route from Luton LTN airport (located 28.6 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Paris (serving Paris Orly ORY airport)
Air France carries out the flights from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Paris (arrival at Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport) and from Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport (located 14.3 mi from Paris, France) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Barcelona (arrival at Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Air Berlin schedules the flight from Palma Mallorca PMI airport (located 4.5 mi from Palma (Mallorca), Spain) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle ensures the flight route from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Barcelona (arrival at Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Iberia carries out a flight from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Palma (Mallorca) (serving Palma Mallorca PMI airport)
Air Europa flies on the route from Palma Mallorca PMI airport situated 4.5 mi away from the city centre of Palma (Mallorca) to Barcelona (arrival at Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Monarch Airlines schedules the flight from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
BA CityFlyer ensures the flight route from Stansted STN airport situated 31.7 mi away from the city centre of London to Palma (Mallorca) (arrival at Palma Mallorca PMI airport)
Bus companies
OUIBUS operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Aéroport Paris Charles de Gaulle - RoissyPole (Île-de-France France) and between the city of Paris (serving Paris-Bercy bus station at 1.8 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.
ALSA is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Lyon in Lyon and to the one of Barcelone Norte ( Spain)
The coach company Eurolines carries out the trips between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Lyon where the coach will drop you off at Lyon station situated at about 1.3 mi from Lyon city centre. and from the bus station of Lyon in Lyon and to the one of Barcelone Norte ( Spain)
The network of FlixBus includes a coach line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Paris where the coach will drop you off at Paris Quai de Bercy station situated at about 1.9 mi from Paris city centre.
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Paris (213.8 mi)
Railway companies
SNCF provides a rail connection Paris-Barcelona with the train TGV from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon railway station (1.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Barcelona-Sants at arrival (1.7 mi from centre)
Eurostar transports passengers on a rail line from London to Lyon with the train which leaves London St Pancras station to arrive at Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station (Rhône-Alpes France)
Ferry companies
The ships of Acciona Trasmediterránea ensure the maritime connection between the port of Palma de Mallorca and the one of Barcelona (Barcelona at 1.1 mi from the city)
The ferries of Baleària make the crossing between Palma (Mallorca) and Barcelona where they serve the ports of Palma de Mallorca and Barcelona respectively 1.9 mi and 1.1 mi distant from their city centre.

Stop cities from London or cities to visit near Barcelona

When travelling from Barcelona to London by plane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train, you might have to change at Toulouse, Paris, Lyon (France) Palma (Mallorca) located at 129 mi from Barcelona (Spain). If you have some time on your way to Barcelona or back to London, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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