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Birmingham to Barcelona by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 24m
  • Distance
    1,272 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    26hr 33m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Barcelona take around 12 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,272 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Barcelona?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Birmingham to Barcelona 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.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Barcelona?

The Birmingham to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham to Barcelona train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:29 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 06:10, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Birmingham to Barcelona train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Birmingham to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Barcelona?

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

  • Eurostar
  • FS100
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • TGV
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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 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.