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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to Barcelona

distanceDistance734 miles (1184 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Rotterdam to Barcelona cover the 734 miles (1184 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 58 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Rotterdam and Barcelona?

Travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Rotterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 1/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Rotterdam and Barcelona closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering Netherlands from Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands 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 1/20/22. 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 Rotterdam from Barcelona here.

How far is Barcelona from Rotterdam by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Barcelona from Rotterdam by train to be approximately 734 miles (1184 km).

What is the Rotterdam to Barcelona train travel time?

The train time from Rotterdam to Barcelona is on average 9 h 58 min  for the 734 miles (1184 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Rotterdam and Barcelona by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Rotterdam to Barcelona, which train station in Rotterdam do I depart from and which train station in Barcelona do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Rotterdam to start your route from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. 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 Rotterdam Centraal   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Where is the Rotterdam train station located? Where is the Barcelona train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the train station to the city center in Barcelona.

How many train services are there to Barcelona from Rotterdam a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Rotterdam to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Barcelona
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your trip to Barcelona.
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Public transit options for Rotterdam Centraal
Subway lines: D, E
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar