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Train Information to Edinburgh from Barcelona

distanceDistance1032 miles (1665 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Edinburgh cover the 1032 miles (1665 km) long route taking on average 37 h 30 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 Edinburgh Waverley.

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Trains from Barcelona to Edinburgh
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Barcelona and Edinburgh?

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

Is international entry into Edinburgh 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, 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 26/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Barcelona to Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Edinburgh, United Kingdom to Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

Reentry to Spain 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 Edinburgh?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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:

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

Last verified on 26/10/2021. 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 Edinburgh to Barcelona train here.

What is the distance by train from Barcelona to Edinburgh?
The Barcelona to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 1032 miles (1665 km).
How many hours does it take from Barcelona to Edinburgh by train?
On average the Barcelona to Edinburgh train time is 37 h 30 min  covering the 1032 miles (1665 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Barcelona to Edinburgh do I depart from? Which Edinburgh train station from Barcelona do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Barcelona to start your trip from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. In Edinburgh you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

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

Where is the train station in Barcelona? Where is the train station in Edinburgh?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Barcelona.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

How many train services are there from Barcelona to Edinburgh a day?
The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Edinburgh is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Edinburgh
Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your journey to Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: A1, A2
Metro lines: L3, L5
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17