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Cambridge to Barcelona by train

  • First train
    04:48
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 37m
  • Distance
    1,213 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    23hr 52m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cambridge to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Barcelona take around 11 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,213 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Barcelona?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Cambridge to Barcelona 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 27 departures.

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

The Cambridge to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 04:48 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:44, and the last at 23:54.

When to book Cambridge to Barcelona train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 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 Cambridge to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Barcelona?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Eurostar
  • FS100
  • Great Northern
  • London Underground
  • 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.