Barcelona to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    15hr 53m
  • Distance
    1,667 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    23hr 34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Barcelona to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Barcelona to Edinburgh take around 15 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,667 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Edinburgh?

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

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Barcelona to Edinburgh 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 9 departures.

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

The Barcelona to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 15 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

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

When to book Barcelona to Edinburgh train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Edinburgh?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • Eurostar
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TGV
  • 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.