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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Edinburgh

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 trip 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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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Edinburgh, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Barcelona, Spain by train?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Barcelona and Edinburgh as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Spain from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully 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?

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 16/05/2022. 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 Edinburgh to Barcelona train here.

How far is it from Barcelona to Edinburgh by train?

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 route, 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?

When taking a train from Barcelona, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When you arrive in Edinburgh, your train can arrive in train stations including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants   to Edinburgh Waverley.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Barcelona Sants, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre of Barcelona. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Barcelona to Edinburgh?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Barcelona to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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.
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Public transport options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
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