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Overview: Train from Southampton to Barcelona

distanceDistance677 miles (1092 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Southampton to Barcelona cover the 677 miles (1092 km) long trip with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Barcelona from Southampton?

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

What is the status of international entry into Spain from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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?

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 07/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Southampton and Barcelona before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Southampton, United Kingdom from Barcelona, Spain?

The restriction level for your return train to Southampton, United Kingdom from Barcelona is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Southampton 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 United Kingdom from Barcelona?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Southampton, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 07/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Southampton from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance between Southampton and Barcelona via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Southampton to Barcelona via train to be approximately 677 miles (1092 km).
What station does the Southampton to Barcelona train leave from? Which Barcelona train station do I come into from Southampton?

Some of the Southampton train stations to Barcelona you can start your journey from include Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. 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 Southampton Central   and arriving in Barcelona Sants.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Southampton Central and need to travel around 0.5 miles (757 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

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

How many train services per day are there to Barcelona from Southampton?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Southampton to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Southampton
Barcelona
Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton 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 Southampton for your journey to Barcelona.