Manchester to Barcelona train

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Avanti West Coast
07:15AMManchester Piccadilly14h39 09:54PMBarcelona-sants
5 transfers
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Train schedule from Manchester to Barcelona

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Avanti West Coast
07:15AMManchester Piccadilly14h39 09:54PMBarcelona-sants
5 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Nov 29

Fastest Journey

14 h 39 m

Average

14 h 39 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

1384 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Barcelona without transferring at least 5 times.

Avanti West Coast
07:15AMManchester Piccadilly14h39 09:54PMBarcelona-sants
5 transfers
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Overview: Train from Manchester to Barcelona

distanceDistance857 miles (1383 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Barcelona cover the 857 miles (1383 km) long journey taking on average 19 h 19 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train providers: Renfe-SNCF from Manchester to Barcelona trains

Renfe-SNCF will get you from Manchester 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.

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Enjoy a smooth and easy route from Manchester to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF! As an official travel partner of Renfe-SNCF, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Renfe-SNCF, compare the best routes between Manchester and Barcelona as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Renfe-SNCF Manchester to Barcelona train ticket available today. If you search for Renfe-SNCF tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Barcelona from Manchester on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 857 miles (1383 km) trip to Barcelona from Manchester with ease and comfort on a train with Renfe-SNCF.

Manchester to Barcelona train information with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 14 h 55 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Barcelona.
FAQs

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Manchester restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Manchester closer to your date of departure here

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

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

Reentry to United Kingdom 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?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Manchester from Barcelona here.

The distance between Manchester and Barcelona by train is approximately 857 miles (1383 km).
On average the Manchester to Barcelona train travel time is 19 h 19 min  for the 857 miles (1383 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your journey in train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly   to Barcelona Sants   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center of Barcelona.

Take the Manchester to Barcelona train with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Manchester to Barcelona as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
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.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Manchester at 7: 15 AM. The last train leaves from Manchester at 9: 15 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Manchester to Barcelona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Barcelona

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Barcelona
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your trip to Barcelona.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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Public transit options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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