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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Manchester

distanceDistance857 miles (1383 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Manchester cover the 857 miles (1383 km) long trip taking on average 34 h 29 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 Manchester Piccadilly.

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Barcelona, Spain to Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

Is international entry into Manchester 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 Manchester, 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 1/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Barcelona to Manchester closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Spain from Manchester, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Spain is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Spain 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 Manchester?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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
  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Manchester.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Manchester by train?

You should expect to travel around 857 miles (1383 km)  between Barcelona and Manchester by train.

How long is the train between Barcelona and Manchester?

The Barcelona to Manchester train duration is on average 34 h 29 min, which is to be expected when traveling 857 miles (1383 km) between Barcelona and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

When taking the train to Manchester from Barcelona, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your trip can end in train stations such as Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center of Barcelona.

The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city center of Manchester.

How many train services per day are there between Barcelona and Manchester?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Manchester
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 Manchester.
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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