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Overview: Train from Budapest to Barcelona

distanceDistance929 miles (1498 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Budapest to Barcelona cover the 929 miles (1498 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Travel Tips: 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.

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

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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?

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 19/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Budapest, Hungary from Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

Last verified on 16/05/2022. 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 from Budapest to Barcelona via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Budapest and Barcelona via train to be approximately 929 miles (1498 km).

What station does the Budapest to Barcelona train leave from? Which Barcelona train station do I come into from Budapest?

When departing from Budapest, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Budapest-Déli and Budapest Keleti. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your trip in train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

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

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Budapest-Déli, located approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre of Budapest. The most popular arrival train station in Barcelona, called Barcelona Sants, is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from its city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest-Déli is the most popular Budapest 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 Budapest for your journey to Barcelona.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+36 13558657
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

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