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Overview: Train from Bristol to 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 journey 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 between Bristol, 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 Bristol?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • 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 21/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Bristol before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to 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 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 self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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 21/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bristol from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance from Bristol to Barcelona via train?

You should expect to travel around 729 miles (1176 km)  to Barcelona from Bristol by train.

How long does it take from Bristol to Barcelona by train?

On average the Bristol to Barcelona train time is 15 h 22 min  covering the 729 miles (1176 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station from Bristol to Barcelona do I depart from? Which Barcelona train station from Bristol do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

How many train services are there between Bristol and Barcelona a day?

The average number of trains departing Bristol for Barcelona is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 from Bristol to Barcelona.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line