Manchester to Barcelona train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Barcelona

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Avanti West Coast
07:15AMManchester Piccadilly14h39 09:54PMBarcelona-sants
5 transfers
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Avanti West Coast
05:15PMManchester Piccadilly23h39 04:54PMBarcelona-sants
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Train schedule from Manchester to Barcelona

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Avanti West Coast
07:15AMManchester Piccadilly14h39 09:54PMBarcelona-sants
5 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:15PMManchester Piccadilly23h39 04:54PMBarcelona-sants
5 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Fastest Journey

14 h 39 m

Average

19 h 9 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

1384 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Barcelona without transferring at least 5 times.

Avanti West Coast
07:15AMManchester Piccadilly14h39 09:54PMBarcelona-sants
5 transfers
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Avanti West Coast
05:15PMManchester Piccadilly23h39 04:54PMBarcelona-sants
5 transfers
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Overview: Train from Manchester to Barcelona

distanceDistance1383 km
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Barcelona cover the 1383 km long route taking on average 19 h 19 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train providers: Renfe-SNCF trains Manchester to Barcelona

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Renfe-SNCF from Manchester to Barcelona train information:

  • Average Duration: 14 h 55 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Barcelona

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Barcelona.
FAQs

Travel by train between Manchester, United Kingdom and Barcelona, Spain is: Conditional.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Manchester restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Manchester?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Manchester to Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

Return travel from Spain to United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Manchester from Barcelona?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Barcelona?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 10/1/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Manchester from Barcelona.

The distance to Barcelona from Manchester by train is approximately 1383 km.
On average the train from Manchester to Barcelona duration is 19 h 19 min  for the 1383 km long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Manchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When you arrive in Barcelona, your train can arrive in train stations including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Barcelona Sants.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the train station to the city centre in Barcelona.

For the best Manchester to Barcelona train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Manchester to Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Manchester to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Manchester to Barcelona leaves at 07: 15   and the last train for this leaves at 21: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Barcelona timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Barcelona
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your journey to Barcelona.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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Public transport options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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