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Train Information between Barcelona and Dortmund

distanceDistance742 miles (1196 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Dortmund cover the 742 miles (1196 km) long route taking on average 27 h 44 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 Dortmund Hbf.

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Trains from Barcelona to Dortmund
Travel by train to Dortmund 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 Barcelona to Dortmund.
Is travel by train currently allowed from Barcelona, Spain to Dortmund, Germany?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Dortmund, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Dortmund from Barcelona as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Barcelona, Spain from Dortmund, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Barcelona from Dortmund?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

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:

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

Last checked on 23/09/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Dortmund.

How many miles is it from Barcelona to Dortmund by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Barcelona and Dortmund via train to be approximately 742 miles (1196 km).
What is the average Barcelona to Dortmund train duration?
On average the Barcelona to Dortmund train time is 27 h 44 min  covering the 742 miles (1196 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Barcelona to Dortmund, which train station in Barcelona do I depart from and which train station in Dortmund do I arrive in?

Some of the Barcelona train stations to Dortmund you can start your journey from include Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Dortmund include Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arriving in Dortmund Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Barcelona located? Where is the arrival train station in Dortmund 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 Dortmund Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Dortmund.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona Estació De França
Barcelona Sants