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Train Information between Barcelona and 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 journey 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.

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Trains from Barcelona to Manchester
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Manchester, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Manchester, 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:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, 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 23/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Manchester from Barcelona as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

Is my return train into Barcelona from Manchester 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 Manchester?

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 23/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Manchester closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Manchester by train?
The train distance from Barcelona to Manchester is around 857 miles (1383 km).
How long is the train between Barcelona and Manchester?
On average the Barcelona to Manchester train time is 34 h 29 min  covering the 857 miles (1383 km) long journey, 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?

Some of the Barcelona train stations to Manchester 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 Manchester include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

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

Where is the departure train station in Barcelona located? Where is the arrival train station in Manchester located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains are there from Barcelona to 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.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Manchester
Barcelona Estació De França
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Barcelona Sants
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