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Departure Fri, 28 Aug Return Sat, 29 Aug
LON London
BCN Barcelona
return from £21
Departure Sat, 05 Sep Return Fri, 11 Sep
LON London
BCN Barcelona
return from £21
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Barcelona is an international centre of art and culture, and is known for its beautiful architecture.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
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1 EUR = 0.92 GBP
Last checked on 11 August 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
29%

Trains in Barcelona are 29% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
Barcelona
£1.99
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
28%

A meal in Barcelona is 28% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Barcelona
£10.84
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
23%

A taxi fare in Barcelona is 23% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.5
Barcelona
£2.71
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
50%

Coffee in Barcelona is 50% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.02
Barcelona
£1.6
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
  • ( 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

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is one of the most beautiful cities on the planet and millions of travellers visit it every year. The city is served by several airports including Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted. Although these 3 are the most famous London airports, Luton is also very well known. This last one had its minute of glory thanks to a television advert for Campari and several TV series, such as Airline and Luton Airport

Flights from London to Barcelona may take off from any of the airports of London. Luton Airport, for example, is located 47 kilometres from London city centre and is known for being much farther away from the centre than London City Airport.

Getting to London airport

One of the six airports of London will be the starting point for London to Barcelona flights. If your plane takes off from Southend or Stansted, bear in mind that these airports are located in the county of Essex. You will need to start early and take a train to reach these airports. The same is the case with Luton Airport. You will need to start early and board a train. Though Heathrow and Gatwick are far away, they are connected by high speed trains. London City Airport is very close to the city of London and you will just need to take a taxi.

Arriving to Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and it is known for its baroque buildings and architecture. It is also an international centre of culture, history and art. Start your day at the Gothic Quarter, which houses some of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in Barcelona. Once you are done appreciating the architecture of the city, head toward Barceloneta beach, which is a great place to soak in some sun. Gracia is an interesting neighbourhood with a number of bars, cafes and restaurants. End your journey at the Montjuic garden, is very peaceful and relaxing.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Barcelona from London do not take a significant amount of time to complete the journey. The airport of Barcelona is 12 kilometres from the city and is conveniently located. Take a Rodalies commuter train from the airport and get off at Central Barcelona. The train station is Passeig de Gracia. You can also hop on L9 Sud (Orange Line) of Barcelona Metro to reach the city centre. Take the Aerobus to reach Placa Catalunya. If you do not want to sweat it out, just take a taxi or a cab, which can be found outside the airport. However, remember that taxis are always more expensive.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Barcelona

How can I find cheap flights from London to Barcelona at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 21€ for the route London - Barcelona. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Barcelona expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Barcelona costs an average of 2.72 GBP, 22% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 29% less in Barcelona: 2.00 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.90 GBP in Barcelona, 27% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 47% cheaper in Barcelona, with an average of 1.60 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.03 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Barcelona?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Barcelona are July, May and April.
When is the best time to travel from London to Barcelona?
The best time of the year to go to Barcelona when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1 month to fly to  Barcelona from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by July and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, November and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Barcelona.

El Prat - Latest customer reviews

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Alinery
Date 2018-04-02 Age Under 30 City London

It was the best experience I have flown with Vueling there were many empty seats they offered to take my luggage in without extra payments. It made me wonder if they do the same with full capacity though.

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