London to Barcelona train

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10:22AMLondon St Pancras Intl11h32 09:54PMBarcelona-sants
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08:01PMLondon St Pancras Intl20h53 04:54PMBarcelona-sants
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10:22AMLondon St Pancras Intl11h32 09:54PMBarcelona-sants
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08:01PMLondon St Pancras Intl20h53 04:54PMBarcelona-sants
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Fastest train times from London to Barcelona

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Fastest Journey

11 h 32 m

Average

16 h 12 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

1139 km

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

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10:22AMLondon St Pancras Intl11h32 09:54PMBarcelona-sants
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08:01PMLondon St Pancras Intl20h53 04:54PMBarcelona-sants
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Overview: Train from London to Barcelona

distanceDistance706 miles (1138 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Barcelona cover the 706 miles (1138 km) long journey taking on average 14 h 54 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train companies: Eurostar from London to Barcelona trains

Find the best trip to Barcelona from London with Eurostar. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between London and Barcelona in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between London and Barcelona, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

London to Barcelona train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 14 h 54 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

Trains from London to Barcelona

Barcelona, the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia is an eye candy to many, thanks to the infamous architectural designs by Antoni Gaudi. Passengers wishing to visit Barcelona by train from the British capital will find routes readily available. These trips from London to Barcelona take an average journey time of 13 hours six minutes covering a distance of approximately 710 miles. However, there’re some quick London Barcelona trains which travel at a speed of 198mph to cover this distance within ten hours ten minutes. The route consists of around five trains per day.

Which train companies travel from London to Barcelona?

Eurostar, a high-speed company, is the leading train company on the route. It operates trains traveling from London to Barcelona, connecting them to France via Channel Tunnel, commonly known as the Renfe-SNCF. Channel Tunnel is a high-speed joint venture that operates as a cross-border between national trains in France and Spain.

How long is the train from London to Barcelona?

The average time for trains traveling from London and Barcelona is 13 hours six minutes with five trains per day. The journey times are prone to changes during holidays and weekends. However, there are high-speed London to Barcelona trains operated by Eurostar trains that cover the journey within an average of ten hours ten minutes. It’s important to note that this route does not feature direct trains. Trains from London to Barcelona typically involves at least one train change.

How many trains are there from London to Barcelona?

There are five trains per day traveling from London to Barcelona which are operated by Eurostar trains company. The trains offer three comfort classes; Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Barcelona?

Departure train station: Trains from London to Barcelona depart from London St. Pancras International. The station is located in the city center with great links to the London Underground, bus routes around the city and has a designated taxi rank just outside. The firsts train leaves at about 7:16 a.m. and the last train leaves around 8:00 p.m. in the evening.

Arrival train station: The arrival station for London to Barcelona trains arrives at Barcelona Saint Station, located right in the city center. Like other trains destinations in Europe, both stations have modern and comfortable facilities such as cash machines, tourist information offices, and so much more.

Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Barcelona.
FAQs

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Barcelona, Spain is: Conditional.

Is international entry into Barcelona from London restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

The above information was last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between London and Barcelona closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Barcelona is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into London from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Barcelona?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here here.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Barcelona from London by train to be approximately 706 miles (1138 km).
On average the London to Barcelona train travel time is 14 h 54 min  for the 706 miles (1138 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Barcelona, your train can arrive in train stations including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Barcelona Sants.

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Barcelona.

If you're looking for trains from London to Barcelona, you can rely on Eurostar to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Barcelona route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing London for Barcelona is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from London to Barcelona at 6: 31 AM. The last train from London to Barcelona that you can take departs at 8: 31 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Barcelona schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Barcelona
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Barcelona.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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