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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Barcelona

distanceDistance915 miles (1475 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Hamburg to Barcelona cover the 915 miles (1475 km) long journey taking on average 23 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Hamburg to Barcelona

Travel on Deutsche Bahn trains between Hamburg and Barcelona at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Barcelona from Hamburg. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets from Hamburg to Barcelona due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Travel Tips: Trains from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Barcelona.
    FAQs

    Is travel by train currently allowed from Hamburg, Germany to Barcelona, Spain?

    Travel by train between Hamburg, Germany and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Barcelona from Hamburg restricted?

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

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

    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 23/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Hamburg to Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Barcelona, Spain to Hamburg, Germany?

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

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

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

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

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

    The government of Germany 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 24/05/2022. 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 Hamburg train here.

    How far is it from Hamburg to Barcelona by train?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Hamburg to Barcelona via train to be approximately 915 miles (1475 km).

    What is the average Hamburg to Barcelona train duration?

    On average the train from Hamburg to Barcelona duration is 23 h 25 min  for the 915 miles (1475 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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

    There are a few train stations in Hamburg to start your journey from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. 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 Hamburg Hbf   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre.

    Which train providers can get me from Hamburg to Barcelona?

    Take the Hamburg to Barcelona train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Hamburg to Barcelona as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services are there to Barcelona from Hamburg a day?

    On average, there is 1 train a day from Hamburg to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Hamburg
    Barcelona
    Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg 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 Hamburg for your journey to Barcelona.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +49 4039184400
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
    Public transport options for Hamburg Hbf
    U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
    S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
    Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
    Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE