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Train Information between Budapest and Barcelona

distanceDistance929 miles (1498 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Budapest to Barcelona cover the 929 miles (1498 km) long route taking on average 28 h 49 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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Trains from Budapest 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 Budapest to Barcelona.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Budapest, Hungary to Barcelona, Spain?

Travel by train between Budapest, Hungary and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Budapest restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Budapest?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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 26/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Hungary from Barcelona, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Barcelona to Budapest is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Hungary from Spain?

Reentry to Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Barcelona?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

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

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

Last verified on 22/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Barcelona to Budapest train here.

What is the distance by train from Budapest to Barcelona?
You should expect to travel around 929 miles (1498 km)  between Budapest and Barcelona by train.
How many hours does it take from Budapest to Barcelona by train?
The Budapest to Barcelona train duration is on average 28 h 49 min, which is to be expected when travelling 929 miles (1498 km) to Barcelona from Budapest. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Budapest to Barcelona train leave from? Which Barcelona train station do I come into from Budapest?

Omio customers book a train from Budapest-Déli   to Barcelona Sants   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Budapest-Déli and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Barcelona.

How many trains per day are there from Budapest to Barcelona?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Budapest to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest
Barcelona
The major railway station for departures from Budapest is Budapest-Déli. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Budapest-Déli for your trip to Barcelona from Budapest.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+36 13558657
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00-10: 00, 10: 20-14: 00, 14: 25- 17: 35
Public transport options for Budapest-Déli
Metro lines: M2 (red)
Tram lines: 17, 56, 56A, 59, 59A, 59B, 61
Bus lines: 21, 21A, 39, 102, 139, 140, 140A, N960, N990
Train lines: IC, IR, S (10, 12, 30, 34, 35, 40, 42), Z30