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Overview: Train from Cologne to Barcelona

distanceDistance484 miles (781 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Cologne to Barcelona cover the 484 miles (781 km) long trip taking on average 18 h 12 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cologne and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Cologne, Italy to Barcelona, Spain?

Travel by train between Cologne, Italy and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Cologne restricted?

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

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

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 18/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Cologne, Italy from Barcelona, Spain?

The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Italy from Barcelona is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cologne 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 Italy from Barcelona?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Italy?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 18/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance from Cologne to Barcelona by train?

You should expect to travel around 484 miles (781 km)  from Cologne to Barcelona by train.

How long is the train between Cologne and Barcelona?

On average the train from Cologne to Barcelona duration is 18 h 12 min  for the 484 miles (781 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Cologne and arrival train station in Barcelona?

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Cologne, is located 0.4 miles (707 m) from the city centre of Cologne.

The most popular arrival train station, Barcelona Sants, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre of Barcelona.

How many train services per day are there from Cologne to Barcelona?

The average number of trains departing Cologne for Barcelona is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Barcelona
The major railway station for departures from Cologne is Cologne. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cologne for your trip from Cologne to Barcelona.