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Train Information between Barcelona and London

distanceDistance706 miles (1138 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to London cover the 706 miles (1138 km) long journey taking on average 29 h 39 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 London Victoria.

Trains from Barcelona to London

Trains from Barcelona to London are provided by French Railways and Eurostar. Daily connections begin with early morning or mid morning high-speed TGV Duplex departures to Paris Gare de Lyon. From here there are frequent local RER rail routes to Paris Gare du Nord Station, connecting with hourly Eurostar services to London. The quickest trains from Barcelona to London take just over 12 hours. Trains depart from Barcelona Sants Station, located to the west of the city centre, with local bus and Metro connections. Eurostar trains arrive at St Pancras Station International Terminal, on the north side of central London.

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

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 London, United Kingdom?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to London from Barcelona as this information can change.

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

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

Is my return train into Barcelona from London 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 London?

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 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from London closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Barcelona to London?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Barcelona to London via train to be approximately 706 miles (1138 km).
How long is the train journey between Barcelona and London?
On average the Barcelona to London train time is 29 h 39 min  covering the 706 miles (1138 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Barcelona goes to London? Which train station do I come into London from Barcelona?

When taking the train from Barcelona to London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your journey can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Barcelona to go to London? Where is the train station in London located?

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, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of London.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
London
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 London.
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