Barcelona to Manchester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    18:30
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    13hr 39m

Travelling from Barcelona to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Barcelona to Manchester take around 13 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,385 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Manchester.

Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Manchester?

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

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Barcelona to Manchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 6 departures.

How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Manchester?

The Barcelona to Manchester train travel time is normally about 13 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Barcelona to Manchester train times and schedule?

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

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Barcelona to Manchester 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 Manchester by train.

Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Manchester?

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

  • Eurostar
  • 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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