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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Stansted

distanceDistance730 miles (1178 km)
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Trains from Barcelona to Stansted cover the 730 miles (1178 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Stansted Airport.

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

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

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 07/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Barcelona to Stansted before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Barcelona, Spain from Stansted, United Kingdom?

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

Is my return train into Barcelona from Stansted 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 Stansted?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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 08/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Stansted closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Barcelona to Stansted?
The distance to Stansted from Barcelona by train is approximately 730 miles (1178 km).
What station does the Barcelona to Stansted train leave from? Which Stansted train station do I come into from Barcelona?

There are a few train stations in Barcelona to start your journey from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. In Stansted you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Stansted Airport.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Stansted Airport and need to travel approximately 2.7 miles (4.3 km) from the train station to the city centre in Stansted.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 Stansted.
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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