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Overview: Train from Milan to Barcelona

distanceDistance450 miles (725 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Milan to Barcelona cover the 450 miles (725 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 35 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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FAQs

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

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

Can I enter Spain from Italy?

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

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

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?

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 20/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Milan as this information can change.

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

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

Is my return train into Milan 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 Milan, 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 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Milan from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance between Milan and Barcelona via train?

The distance to Barcelona from Milan by train is approximately 450 miles (725 km).

How long is the train between Milan and Barcelona?

On average the Milan to Barcelona train time is 12 h 35 min  covering the 450 miles (725 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Milan to Barcelona, which train station in Milan do I depart from and which train station in Barcelona do I arrive in?

Some of the Milan train stations to Barcelona you can start your journey from include Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Barcelona include Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arriving in Barcelona Sants.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in Barcelona.

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

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan 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 Milan for your journey to Barcelona.
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ParkingParking
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+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
Public transport options for Milano Centrale
Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+39 892021
Public transport options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
Metro lines: M2, M5
Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8