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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Edinburgh

distanceDistance1032 miles (1665 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Edinburgh cover the 1032 miles (1665 km) long route taking on average 37 h 30 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Edinburgh, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Barcelona, Spain by train?

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

Is international entry into Edinburgh 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 1/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

Is my return train into Barcelona from Edinburgh restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Edinburgh by train?

The Barcelona to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 1032 miles (1665 km).

How long is the train between Barcelona and Edinburgh?

On average the Barcelona to Edinburgh train time is 37 h 30 min  covering the 1032 miles (1665 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Barcelona goes to Edinburgh? What train station do I come into Edinburgh from Barcelona?

When taking the train from Barcelona to Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your route can end in train stations such as Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (429 m) from the train station to the city center in Edinburgh.

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

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Edinburgh
Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your trip to Edinburgh.
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+34 934956020
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Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17