Brighton to Barcelona by train

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    00:10
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 6m
  • Distance
    1,066 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    23hr 21m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Brighton to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from Brighton to Barcelona take around 12 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,066 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from Brighton to Barcelona?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Brighton to Barcelona every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

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

The Brighton to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 04:12 and the last train is around 00:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 04:33, and the last at 00:04.

When to book Brighton to Barcelona train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Brighton to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brighton and Barcelona?

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

  • Eurostar
  • FS100
  • Gatwick Express
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • TGV
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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.

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