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Departure Thu, 18 Jul Return Tue, 30 Jul
BCN Barcelona
LHR London
return from £151
Departure Thu, 25 Jul Return Wed, 07 Aug
BCN Barcelona
LGW London
return from £72
Departure Wed, 17 Jul Return Wed, 24 Jul
BCN Barcelona
SEN London
return from £101
Departure Wed, 10 Jul Return Tue, 16 Jul
BCN Barcelona
LCY London
return from £131
Flight route information
Find out further information on Barcelona and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
30%

Trains are 30% more expensive in London than in Barcelona.

Barcelona
£1.93
London
£2.5
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
50%

The average meal is 50% more expensive in London than in Barcelona.

Barcelona
£9.87
London
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
120%

Taxis are 120% more expensive in London than in Barcelona.

Barcelona
£2.24
London
£5
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
66%

Coffee is 66% more expensive in London than in Barcelona.

Barcelona
£1.64
London
£2.73
( Barcelona airports
  • ? El Prat (BCN)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Costa Brava (GRO)
    How far from city centre: 51 miles
  • ? Reus (REU)
    How far from city centre: 57 miles
) London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
L Distance: 708 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Barcelona to London

How long is the flight from Barcelona to London?

The duration of a direct flight from Barcelona to London is roughly 2 hours.

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Barcelona?

EU nationals need a valid passport or European identity document. Other nationalities may require a visa for trips to the UK.

Is there a time change from Barcelona to London?

Barcelona is on Central European Standard Time (CET), which is 1 hour ahead of London's Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Which airlines fly from Barcelona to London?

Several airlines offer cheap flights between Barcelona and London, including:

  • British Airways, England's national air operator
  • Ryan Air, a low-cost Irish airline
  • Easy Jet, an indepedent air operator based in the UK
  • Vueling Airlines, a Spanish low-cost airline
  • Iberia, the flag carrier airline of Spain

How to find cheap flights from Barcelona to London

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When are the best times to fly from Barcelona to London?

  • April is a lovely time of year to visit London, when the spring weather usually gets warmer and drier. During this time you can witness beautiful spring flowers and avoid the much busier summer period.
  • December can also be an enjoyable and affordable time for city breaks. With smaller crowds and shorter queues, it can be the cheapest time to go to London. You can see London come alive in preparation for the festive Christmas season, and you might even see some snow if you're lucky.

Airports in Barcelona

Barcelona has one international airport, Barcelona—El Prat Airport. Two other regional airports provide flights to London: Girona—Costa Brava Airport and Reus Airport.

Useful information about Barcelona—El Prat Airport

Barcelona—El Prat Airport is located 8 miles south-west of the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By taxi - 20 minutes.
  • By train - Renfe R2 train takes about 25 minutes to Terminal 2.
  • By bus - AeroBus Express takes about 25 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, restaurants, cafes, shops, and children's play areas.

Useful information about Girona Airport

Girona Airport is located 46 miles north of Barcelona.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus - Ryanair buses from Barcelona Nord bus station, about 1h 10min.
  • By taxi - about an hour.

Services: open 24/7, unlimited Wi-Fi, shops, food courts, kid's play area, and smoking areas.

Useful information about Reus Airport

Reus Airport is located 55 miles south of Barcelona.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus: Hispano Igualadina buses, 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • By taxi: about 1 hour.

Services: open 24/7, internet access, shops and restaurants, ATMs and banking services.

Airports in London

London has four airports serving flights from Barcelona: Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, London Luton Airport, and London Stansted Airport.

Useful information about Heathrow Airport:

Heathrow Airport is located 15 miles west of Central London.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train - Heathrow Express from Terminal 2 & 3 - non-stop, 15 minutes.
  • By taxi - about 1 hour.
  • By bus - Frequent coaches and buses connect Heathrow with Central London and the national rail network.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi access 24 hours a day, baby care facility, outdoor smoking areas, cafes, restaurants, and numerous pubs and bars.

Useful information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is located near Crawley, 29 miles south of Central London.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus - National Express, around 90 minutes.
  • By taxi - 1 hour 20 minutes.
  • By train - Gatwick Express runs every 15 minutes, journey time 30 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, 90 minutes free Wi-Fi access, baby changing facilities, restaurants, cafes and bars.

Useful information about London Luton Airport

London Luton Airport is located 28 miles north of Central London.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus - National Express, 1 hour 5 minutes.
  • By taxi - approximately 1 hour.
  • By train - direct train takes 37 minutes to London St. Pancras International Station.

Services: open 24/7, 4 hours free Wi-Fi, cafes, restaurants, bars, smoking zone outside departures area.

Useful information about London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport is located in Essex, 42 miles north-east of Central London.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus - 24-hour express services, about 1 hour.
  • By train - Stansted Express, departs every 15 minutes, about 45 minutes.
  • By taxi - 1 hour 10 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, lounges, shopping, restaurants and cafes.

What to do and visit in London

  • Visit Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London.
  • Climb the dome of St Paul's Cathedral.
  • See Egyptian mummies and the world-famous Rosetta Stone at the British Museum.
  • Enjoy the greenery of parks like Hyde Park and Regent's Park.
  • Catch a first-rate theatre production in London's West End.
Other popular routes

2.8 /5
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Traveller

fine

1.0 /5
Tricia
Date 2019-03-01 Age 51-70 City UK

Poor

4.0 /5
Andra Ariana Burdea
Date 2019-01-07 Age Under 30 City London

I like the airport, was clean and tidy. Nice that they have lots of shops inside it and I could easily buy from duty free.

3.0 /5
Local resident
Date 2018-11-20 Age 31-50 City Local

Expensive drop off, really not necessary to do that.

1.0 /5
Simmo
Date 2017-09-09 Age 51-70 City Essex

I really don't think much of Stansted.

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5.0 /5
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abdul
Date 2018-03-13 Age 31-50 City london

excellent, overall great experience

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5.0 /5
Jane
Date 2017-09-14 Age 31-50 City Kent

Clean quiet and slick services

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3.7 /5
Reviews: 3
5.0 /5
Louise May
Date 2019-02-19 Age 51-70 City Australia

Everything went smoothly

3.0 /5
Keith
Date 2018-04-22 Age 51-70 City Dunstable

Works need finishing

3.0 /5
None
Date 2018-03-17 Age 51-70 City Coventry

Due to visually impaired, I have difficulty viewing screens as too high. No around on terminal side for information. Not good at immigration, too long wait, little communication.

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catee999
Date 2019-06-17 Age 51-70 City UK

On the day I used Gatwick everything was working efficiently.

5.0 /5
Louise
Date 2019-06-02 Age 51-70 City Tonbridge, Kent

Very busy.

3.0 /5
Lyn
Date 2019-05-20 Age 51-70 City Australia

Many kilometres walked ... some unnecessary

5.0 /5
Si
Date 2019-04-19 Age 51-70 City Kent uk

Ok ish

3.0 /5
Mapy
Date 2019-02-11 Age 51-70 City Catalunya

When a airplane is "Parked" far away there should be more sliding walkways.

3.0 /5
Vipin
Date 2019-01-02 Age 31-50 City Norwich

No direct access to plane. Has to go by bus

3.0 /5
cloporte
Date 2018-05-12 Age 51-70 City France

Very long walks

4.0 /5
kjb
Date 2018-02-12 Age 31-50 City spain

bus from Gatwick to Nottingham is very bad

3.0 /5
John Lopez
Date 2018-01-05 Age 31-50 City British

Good

3.0 /5
JACK
Date 2017-12-15 Age Under 30 City LONDON

Seems to prioritise budget travel over business travel.

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none
Date 2017-12-06 Age Over 70 City Stoke on trent

well laid out

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Gilli
Date 2017-07-28 Age 51-70 City UK

Air port fine just the airline.

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