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Train Information 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 trip taking on average 13 h 59 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.

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Trains from Birmingham to Barcelona
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Birmingham, United Kingdom to Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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 25/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Birmingham before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

Entry into United Kingdom 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

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

Last checked on 25/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Birmingham from Barcelona.

What is the distance to Barcelona from Birmingham via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Birmingham and Barcelona via train to be approximately 787 miles (1270 km).
What is the average Birmingham to Barcelona train duration?
On average the Birmingham to Barcelona train time is 13 h 59 min  covering the 787 miles (1270 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 Birmingham to Barcelona, which train station in Birmingham do I depart from and which train station in Barcelona do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Birmingham to Barcelona, you can choose to depart from train stations like Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. Your trip can end in train stations such as Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Barcelona? Where is the Barcelona train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Birmingham. The most popular arrival train station in Barcelona, called Barcelona Sants, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there to Barcelona from Birmingham?
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
Barcelona
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
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70