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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Barcelona

distanceDistance787 miles (1270 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Birmingham to Barcelona cover the 787 miles (1270 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 37 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Barcelona

Travel by train to Barcelona 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 Birmingham to Barcelona.

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Birmingham and Barcelona?

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 13/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Birmingham and Barcelona before travelling.

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

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

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

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 15/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Birmingham from Barcelona.

How many miles is it from Birmingham to Barcelona by train?

The Birmingham to Barcelona train distance is approximately 787 miles (1270 km).

What is the average Birmingham to Barcelona train duration?

While the time it takes to travel 787 miles (1270 km) to Barcelona from Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Birmingham to Barcelona is on average 13 h 37 min.

What is the departure train station in Birmingham and arrival train station in Barcelona?

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your route in train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Barcelona Sants   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Birmingham? Where is the train station in Barcelona?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the train station to the city centre in Barcelona.

How many trains per day are there between Birmingham and Barcelona?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham 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 Birmingham for your journey to Barcelona.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales