Cologne to Barcelona train

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
01:42PMKöln Hbf22h52 12:34PMBarcelona-sants
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:40PMKöln Hbf23h52 07:32PMBarcelona-sants
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Train schedule from Cologne to Barcelona

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
01:42PMKöln Hbf22h52 12:34PMBarcelona-sants
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:40PMKöln Hbf23h52 07:32PMBarcelona-sants
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cologne to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

22 h 52 m

Average

23 h 22 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

1123 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Barcelona without transferring at least 2 times.

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
01:42PMKöln Hbf22h52 12:34PMBarcelona-sants
2 transfers
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:40PMKöln Hbf23h52 07:32PMBarcelona-sants
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Overview: Train from Cologne to Barcelona

distanceDistance696 miles (1123 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Trains from Cologne to Barcelona cover the 696 miles (1123 km) long journey taking on average 23 h 11 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Barcelona trains

Travel to Barcelona from Cologne on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Barcelona train.

Train information from Cologne to Barcelona with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 23 h 11 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Barcelona

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Barcelona.
FAQs

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Barcelona, Spain by train is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Spain from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cologne and Barcelona as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Barcelona to Cologne is: Unrestricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Spain?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 10/3/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Cologne from Barcelona here.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne and Barcelona by train to be approximately 696 miles (1123 km).
While the time it takes to travel 696 miles (1123 km) to Barcelona from Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Barcelona train journey time is on average 23 h 11 min.

There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Barcelona you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Barcelona, called Barcelona Sants, is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Cologne to Barcelona, you can count on Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express for the best way to get you to Barcelona. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Barcelona from Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Barcelona is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Cologne to Barcelona train departs at 1: 42 PM   and the last train from Cologne to Barcelona leaves at 9: 42 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cologne to Barcelona on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne 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 Cologne for your trip to Barcelona.
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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