The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Barcelona is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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13 h 43 m
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It's difficult to get from Cologne to Barcelona without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||696 miles (1123 km)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
Trains from Cologne to Barcelona cover the 696 miles (1123 km) long journey taking on average 17 h 7 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Renfe-SNCF will get you from Cologne to Barcelona at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.
Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.
When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Köln Hbf, Köln/Bonn Flughafen and Köln Messe/Deutz. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your journey in train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre.
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