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Train Information between Edinburgh and Barcelona

distanceDistance1032 miles (1665 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Barcelona cover the 1032 miles (1665 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 30 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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Trains from Edinburgh to Barcelona
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Edinburgh, United Kingdom to Barcelona, Spain?

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

Can I enter Spain from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 22/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Edinburgh as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Spain by train?

Return travel from Spain to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Edinburgh from Barcelona?

Entry into United Kingdom 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 21/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Edinburgh from Barcelona.

What is the distance by train from Edinburgh to Barcelona?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Edinburgh to Barcelona via train to be approximately 1032 miles (1665 km).
How long is the train journey to Barcelona from Edinburgh?
The train time to Barcelona from Edinburgh is on average 16 h 30 min  for the 1032 miles (1665 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh to Barcelona by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Edinburgh to Barcelona do I depart from? Which Barcelona train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. In Barcelona you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Barcelona
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Barcelona.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN