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Train Information to Barcelona from Manchester

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

Trains from Manchester to Barcelona cover the 857 miles (1383 km) long route taking on average 15 h 13 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

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

Can I enter Spain from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • 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?

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 9/15/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Manchester to Barcelona as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Barcelona, Spain to Manchester, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Barcelona to Manchester is: Partially open

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

Reentry to United Kingdom 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 9/16/21. 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 Manchester from Barcelona here.

How far is Barcelona from Manchester by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Manchester and Barcelona by train to be approximately 857 miles (1383 km).
How many hours is the train time between Manchester and Barcelona?
On average the Manchester to Barcelona train time is 15 h 13 min  covering the 857 miles (1383 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Manchester to Barcelona depart from? Which Barcelona train station do I come into from Manchester?

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

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

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Barcelona? Where is the Barcelona train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Barcelona.

How many train services are there between Manchester and Barcelona a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Manchester to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
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