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Overview: Train from Genoa to Barcelona

distanceDistance400 miles (645 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Genoa to Barcelona cover the 400 miles (645 km) long trip taking on average 18 h 40 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Genova Piazza Principe and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Genoa, Italy and Barcelona, Spain allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into Spain from Italy?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Genoa?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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 18/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Genoa before travelling.

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

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

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

Reentry to Italy 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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 Genoa, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 18/01/2022. 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 Genoa train here.

How far is it from Genoa to Barcelona by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Barcelona from Genoa via train to be approximately 400 miles (645 km).

How many hours does it take from Genoa to Barcelona by train?

On average the Genoa to Barcelona train time is 18 h 40 min  covering the 400 miles (645 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

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

There are a few train stations in Genoa to start your journey from including Genova Piazza Principe, Genova Brignole and Genova Sampierdarena. 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 Genova Piazza Principe   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Where is the train station in Genoa to go to Barcelona? Where is the train station in Barcelona located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Genova Piazza Principe, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre of Genoa. The most popular arrival train station in Barcelona, called Barcelona Sants, is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there between Genoa and Barcelona?

The average number of trains departing Genoa 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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Genova Piazza Principe is the most popular Genoa 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 Genoa for your journey to Barcelona.