Flights Barcelona - London

Last minute flights from Barcelona to London

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Barcelona London
Fri, 29 Mar BCN - LGW
Sun, 31 Mar LGW - BCN
-24 %
228€ 174€
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Barcelona London
Thu, 02 May BCN - LGW
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Barcelona London
Thu, 14 Mar BCN - LTN
Sat, 16 Mar LTN - BCN
-39 %
44€ 27€
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Barcelona London
Sat, 09 Mar BCN - LGW
Sun, 10 Mar LGW - BCN
-32 %
155€ 105€
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Barcelona London
Mon, 18 Mar BCN - LGW
Wed, 20 Mar LGW - BCN
-32 %
135€ 92€
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Barcelona London
Fri, 22 Mar BCN - LGW
Mon, 25 Mar LGW - BCN
145€ 139€
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Route information

Currency and cost comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
36% Trains are 36% more expensive in London than in Barcelona.
Barcelona 2.4€
London 3.27€
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
40% The average meal is 40% more expensive in London than in Barcelona.
Barcelona 15€
London 21.04€
Exchange rate
1 EUR = 0.87 GBP
1 GBP = 1.16 EUR
Last checked on 01 March 2024
Distance: 1139 kms
Barcelona airports
El Prat (BCN) How far from city centre: 12 kms
Costa Brava (GRO) How far from city centre: 82 kms
Reus (REU) How far from city centre: 92 kms
London airports
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 40 kms
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 23 kms
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 49 kms
Luton International (LTN) How far from city centre: 43 kms
Southend (SEN) How far from city centre: 57 kms
London City (LCY) How far from city centre: 12 kms

To and from the airports

Flights from Barcelona

Barcelona is the capital of Catalan region of Spain, and is an international center of culture and fashion. Barcelona El-Prat Airport is located 12 kilometers from the city center and is the principal airport of Barcelona. Barcelona-El Prat Airport is among the busiest airports of the world.

Flights to London from Barcelona take off from Barcelona-El Prat Airport, which is one of the oldest airports in Europe. It has remained functional since 1918 and was the point from which the first commercial flight to Madrid took off in 1927. Barcelona-El Prat Airport has 2 terminals and its Terminal 1 is the 5th largest airport in the world.

Getting to Barcelona airport

To fly from Barcelona to London, you will have to arrive at Barcelona-El Prat Airport in time. From the city center, it is easy to reach the airport on commuter trains and buses. Take a Rodalies commuter train at Passeig de Gracia station in the heart of Barcelona, and get off at Terminal 2 Station. If you wish to travel by Barcelona Metro, hop on the L9 Sud (orange line). The metro stops at stations outside both Terminals 1 and 2. If you are around Placa Catalunya, Aerobus' direct transfers to Terminals 1 and 2 are a great way to reach the airport in time.

Getting to London

While London is one of the most happening and interesting cities on the planet, it also has many offbeat museums, quaint pubs and medieval streets to explore. If you have finished visiting the more popular museums such as Tate, the British Museum and the Science Museum, you could probably explore the Hunterian Museum. This museum exhibits macabre objects such as body parts in jars, which is not surprising as it is managed by the Royal College of Surgeons. Take a walk around the cobbled streets of Central London, which haven't changed much since medieval times. After dark, head toward Paddington and walk into the Victoria pub, and order black pudding with beer.

Arriving to the city centre

Flights from BCN to London may land at any of its six major airports. If you land at Heathrow, take the Heathrow Express to reach Paddington Station in just 15 minutes. Landing at Gatwick shouldn't be a problem either. Get on Gatwick Express to reach Victoria Station in less than half an hour. To get to Central London from Luton Airport, train journey may last around 40 minutes. Stansted and Southend airports are located in Sussex and are around 50 minutes away from Liverpool Street. If you land at London City Airport, consider yourself lucky as it is already within city limits. Taxis can be hailed from all the six airports.

Frequently asked questions about flights from Barcelona to London

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Barcelona to London?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to United Kingdom. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Barcelona to London, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Barcelona and London. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is London more expensive than Barcelona to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in London costs an around 4.68 EUR euros, 56% more expensive than Barcelona, with a fare of 3.00 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 36% more in London: 3.27 EUR euros against 2.40 EUR euros in Barcelona. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 21.04 EUR euros in London, 40% more than the 15.00 EUR euros in Barcelona. The price of a coffee is approximately 88% more expensive in London, with an average of 4.19 EUR euros, while in Barcelona the coffee costs 2.23 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Barcelona to London flights?
The most popular month for flights from Barcelona to London are: October, August and July.
When is the best time to travel from Barcelona to London?
A good period of the year to visit London from Barcelona really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, April is the best month to fly to London from Barcelona, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by December and August. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds May, February and March are the months with fewer searches for the route Barcelona -  London.
What is the duration of a flight from Barcelona to London?
Flight time, on average, from Barcelona to London is usually 02:28 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,183 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in London compared to Barcelona?
The average temperature in Barcelona the average temperature is 30.74 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm , London's temperatures reach 29.01 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 degrees in London, compared to the 3.49 average degrees reported in Barcelona. During the winter period, Barcelona can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Barcelona and London?
The most common route form Barcelona to London is: El Prat (BCN) to Stansted (STN). These airlines fly this route:
  • Ryanair.
  • Find more Barcelona to London flights between El Prat (BCN) to Gatwick (LGW) which are flown by the following airline(s): Vueling.
  • Norwegian Air International.
  • Easyjet.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Barcelona to London are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Barcelona to London are:
  • TAP Portugal, stopping in Lisbon for 70 minutes at least.
  • Lufthansa, with 110 minutes stop in Frankfurt.
  • Air France, with 100 minutes scale in Paris.

Gatwick - Customer reviews

1.0 /5
Reviews: 1
1.0 /5
Date 2018-02-27 Age 31-50 City U.S. originally living in Barcelona for work

i had to wait in one line to show my boarding pass for the plane and then go sit in a waiting room before getting in another line to actually board the plane. Only other time i've waited in 2 rooms for service is with doctors and no one at Gatwick seemed to have a college degree let alone a medical degree.

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