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Train Information between Barcelona and Birmingham

distanceDistance787 miles (1270 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Birmingham cover the 787 miles (1270 km) long journey taking on average 35 h 3 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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Trains from Barcelona to Birmingham
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Barcelona and Birmingham?

Travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Birmingham, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Birmingham from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 16/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Birmingham from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to Spain from United Kingdom by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Barcelona, Spain from Birmingham is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Barcelona from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Birmingham?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from Barcelona to Birmingham by train?
You should expect to travel around 787 miles (1270 km)  to Birmingham from Barcelona by train.
How long is the train to Birmingham from Barcelona?
The train time from Barcelona to Birmingham is on average 35 h 3 min  for the 787 miles (1270 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Barcelona to Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Barcelona to Birmingham train leave from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Barcelona?

When taking the train from Barcelona to Birmingham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your route can end in train stations such as Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Birmingham.

How many train services are there to Birmingham from Barcelona a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Barcelona to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Birmingham
Barcelona Estació De França
Amenities
Barcelona Sants
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