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Train Information between Rotterdam and Barcelona

distanceDistance734 miles (1184 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Rotterdam to Barcelona cover the 734 miles (1184 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 58 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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Trains from Rotterdam to Barcelona
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Barcelona, Spain?

Travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Rotterdam restricted?

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

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

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 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.

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

Return travel from Spain to Netherlands is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Rotterdam from Barcelona.

What is the distance by train from Rotterdam to Barcelona?
The Rotterdam to Barcelona train distance is approximately 734 miles (1184 km).
How long does it take from Rotterdam to Barcelona by train?
On average the train from Rotterdam to Barcelona duration is 9 h 58 min  for the 734 miles (1184 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Rotterdam goes to Barcelona? Which train station do I come into Barcelona from Rotterdam?

When taking the train from Rotterdam to Barcelona, you can choose to depart from train stations like Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. Your journey can end in train stations such as Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

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

Where is the departure train station in Rotterdam located? Where is the arrival train station in Barcelona located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Barcelona.

How many train services are there to Barcelona from Rotterdam a day?
The average number of trains departing Rotterdam for Barcelona is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Barcelona
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your journey to Barcelona.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Connections to/from station
Subway lines: D, E
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar