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Overview: Train from Athens to Barcelona

distanceDistance1164 miles (1878 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Athens to Barcelona cover the 1164 miles (1878 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Athens and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Travel Tips: Trains from Athens to Barcelona

Travel by train to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Athens to Barcelona.

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Barcelona from Athens?

Travel between Athens, Greece and Barcelona, Spain by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Spain from Greece?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Athens?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Athens to Barcelona before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Athens, Greece from Barcelona, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Barcelona to Athens is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Greece from Spain?

Reentry to Greece is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Greece from Barcelona?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 5 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

The government of Greece has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 20/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Barcelona to Athens train here.

How far is it from Athens to Barcelona by train?

The Athens to Barcelona train distance is approximately 1164 miles (1878 km).

What is the departure train station in Athens and arrival train station in Barcelona?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Athens   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Where is the departure train station in Athens located? Where is the arrival train station in Barcelona located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Athens and travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in Barcelona.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Athens is Athens. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Athens for your trip between Athens and Barcelona.

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