Barcelona to Birmingham by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    18:30
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 40m

Travelling from Barcelona to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Barcelona to Birmingham take around 12 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,272 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Birmingham.

Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Birmingham?

Journeys between Barcelona and Birmingham usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Barcelona to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Birmingham?

The Barcelona to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Barcelona to Birmingham train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 06:10 and the last train is around 18:30. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Barcelona to Birmingham train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barcelona to Birmingham by train.

Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Birmingham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Barcelona to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • CrossCountry
  • Eurostar
  • FS100
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • TGV
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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