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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Manchester

distanceDistance857 miles (1383 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Manchester cover the 857 miles (1383 km) long route taking on average 34 h 29 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 Manchester Piccadilly.

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Manchester from Barcelona?

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

Is international entry into Manchester 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 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, 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 23/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Barcelona and Manchester closer to your date of departure here.

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

Return travel from United Kingdom to Spain is: Partially open.

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

Entry into 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 Manchester?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Manchester.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Manchester by train?

You should expect to travel around 857 miles (1383 km)  to Manchester from Barcelona by train.

What is the average Barcelona to Manchester train duration?

On average the Barcelona to Manchester train time is 34 h 29 min  covering the 857 miles (1383 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Barcelona to Manchester, which train station in Barcelona do I depart from and which train station in Manchester do I arrive in?

When departing from Barcelona, you have various train station options to start your route from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers book a train from Barcelona Sants   to Manchester Piccadilly   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre.

How many trains are there between Barcelona and Manchester a day?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Manchester
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 Manchester.
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+34 934956020
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Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
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