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Flights London to Barcelona

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Flight Time Flights from London and Barcelona take around 2 h and 10 m minutes, however this flight time can depend on other factors too
Cheapest flight The cheapest price available for flights from London to Barcelona that have been booked by our customers in the last 72 hours
Airport of Departure Heathrow is from where you'll depart for flights from London to Barcelona
Airport of Arrival Outbound flights from London to Barcelona arrive at El Prat

Last minute flights to Barcelona

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Departure Tue, 05 Jul Return Tue, 12 Jul
LON London
BCN Barcelona
return from £42
Departure Tue, 19 Jul Return Wed, 20 Jul
LON London
BCN Barcelona
return from £55
Route information
Stylish, laid-back and vibrant, Barcelona is a city-break and beach destination that is hard to beat.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.16 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.87 GBP
Last checked on 06 July 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Barcelona are 20% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Barcelona is 44% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Barcelona is 46% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Barcelona is 36% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Barcelona airports
  • ( El Prat (BCN)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Reus (REU)
    How far from city centre: 57 miles
  • ( Costa Brava (GRO)
    How far from city centre: 51 miles
K Distance: 708 miles

Travelling to and from the airports

Flights from London

Amid the bright lights of vibrant London, there are eye-popping landmarks, grand museums and cutting-edge exhibitions, alongside great eateries and a night scene that packs a punch. It's no wonder that each year millions of visitors pass through its six main airports, making them collectively the busiest airport network across the globe.

Flights leave from Heathrow, London City, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted to Barcelona. Lower cost airlines usually operate from Stansted, Luton and Gatwick. All airports can be easily accessed by public transport from the city centre. Heathrow is the largest airport with 5 terminals (1 is the oldest), while London City only has one runway and is more frequently used by business travellers.

Travel to London airport

Flights from London to Barcelona usually start from Stansted (north east), Luton (north west), Gatwick (south), Heathrow (west) or London City (central). Heathrow Airport is accessed via the Heathrow Express from Paddington (15-20 minutes) or the underground Piccadilly line. To reach Gatwick Airport, the most practical way is on the fast Gatwick Express service from London Victoria Station, or the Thameslink train services from London Victoria and London Bridge. Luton offers a combined train (around 35 minutes) and shuttle bus (10 minutes) service from St Pancras to Luton Parkway Station, while Stansted Airport is reached by train from Liverpool Street (about 40 minutes). London City is on the DLR line in the centre.

Arriving in Barcelona

Barcelona is a magical city, packed with ancient monuments, bustling tapas bars and incredible architecture. Explore Gaudi's masterpieces, such as the soaring Sagrada Familia and Park Güell before taking a leisurely stroll through the Ciutat Vella (Old City), where a network of ancient streets host impressive gothic buildings at every turn. Barcelona is as famous for its food as its history, with a never-ending choice of tapas bars, seafood restaurants and Michelin-starred eateries. In the early evening, the beach front is the perfect place to head to for a cocktail or sunset cruise. For the best views of the city, head up Mont Juic where lush gardens and hidden walkways are backed by spellbinding vistas.

Travelling to the city centre

London to Barcelona flights may arrive at Barcelona El Prat Airport at either Terminal 1 or Terminal 2. The Aerobus bus services 1 and 2 run from terminals 1 and 2 respectively to the city centre. There is also the local 46 bus service via both terminals, the N17 night bus that runs from Terminal 1 and N16 from Terminal 2. There is a shuttle service between the terminals and a local Renfe train connecting Terminal 2 to Barcelona city centre. Some low cost airlines also operate flights from London to Girona and Reus Airports, from where a Barcelona Bus service runs regularly to the city centre (Girona approximately 75 minutes, Reus 90 minutes).

Is COVID-19 disrupting flights from London to Barcelona?
At eDreams we do our utmose to ensure that your travel pans won't be affected by restrictions or possible cancellations that Spain may apply. Using the flexible ticket gurantee you can decide if you rather rebook or get a refund!
If I want to book flights from London to Barcelona at eDreams, how can I find them?
Using our flight search engines, you can find flights from 42 for the route London - Barcelona. At eDreams, wel always aim at providing our customers with the cheapest option, allowing you to adjust according to stopovers, airports, dates and many more filters.
Is Barcelona more expensive than London to visit?
Comparing taxi prices, a ride in Barcelona costs an average of 2.58 GBP euros, 46% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.80 GBP euros, while train tickets cost 20% less in Barcelona: 2.07 GBP euros against 2.60 GBP euros in London. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 11.15 GBP euros in Barcelona, 44% less than the 20.00 GBP euros in London. The price of a coffee is approximately 36% cheaper in Barcelona, with an average of 2.08 GBP euros, while in London the coffee costs 3.24 GBP.
What would be the best time to book a flight from London to Barcelona?
The most popular months to book from London to Barcelona are April, May and July.
When would be the best time to travel from London to Barcelona?
A great time of the year to visit Barcelona from London really depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, August is the best month to fly to  Barcelona from London in terms of searches from our customers, followed by July and April. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds November, January and March are the months with fewer searches for London -  Barcelona.
What is the duration of a flight from London to Barcelona?
Flight duration from London to Barcelona is around 02:10 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,146 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Barcelona compared to {origin}?
The average temperature in London is 29.01 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 9.0 mm ,Barcelona's temperatures reach 30.74 during the hot season, with 12.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 3.49 degrees in Barcelona, compared to the -3.09 average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Barcelona have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
From which airports can you fly from London to Barcelona?
The main route from London to Barcelona is: Stansted (STN) to El Prat (BCN). The following airlines fly this route:
  • Ryanair.
  • You can also find London - Barcelona flights between Luton International (LTN) to El Prat (BCN) which are flown by the following airline(s): Ryanair.
  • Easyjet.
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Barcelona are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Barcelona are:
  • TAP Portugal, stopping in Lisbon for 60 minutes at least.
  • Lufthansa, with 65 minutes stop in Munich.
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, with 65 minutes scale in Amsterdam.

El Prat - Latest customers reviews

4.0 /5
Reviews: 1
4.0 /5
Date 2018-03-16 Age Under 30 Location Spain

Someone used my boarding pass before me and I dont know how and he was seated in my seat he said someone from the staff gave it to him.. but the journey was good

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