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Train Information between Bristol and Barcelona

distanceDistance729 miles (1176 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Bristol to Barcelona cover the 729 miles (1176 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 22 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Bristol, United Kingdom and Barcelona, Spain allowed?

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Bristol 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 Bristol?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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:

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

The above information was last checked on 18/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Bristol closer to your date of departure here.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Bristol, United Kingdom from Barcelona is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Bristol 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Bristol, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bristol from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Bristol to Barcelona by train?
The distance to Barcelona from Bristol by train is approximately 729 miles (1176 km).
How long is the train between Bristol and Barcelona?
The Bristol to Barcelona train duration is on average 15 h 22 min, which is to be expected when travelling 729 miles (1176 km) between Bristol and Barcelona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Bristol goes to Barcelona? Which train station do I come into Barcelona from Bristol?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Bristol Temple Meads   to Barcelona Sants.

Where is the Bristol train station located? Where is the Barcelona train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Bristol Temple Meads, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Bristol. 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 train services are there to Barcelona from Bristol a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Bristol to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Barcelona
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip to Barcelona from Bristol.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30 | Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376