Barcelona to Frankfurt Airport by train

  • First train
    07:05
  • Last train
    16:45
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 41m
  • Distance
    1,086 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    22hr 52m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Barcelona to Frankfurt Airport by train

Fast trains from Barcelona to Frankfurt Airport take around 11 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,086 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Frankfurt Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Frankfurt Airport?

Journeys between Barcelona and Frankfurt Airport usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Barcelona to Frankfurt Airport 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 6 departures.

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

The Barcelona to Frankfurt Airport train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Frankfurt Airport is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 07:05 and the last train is around 16:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barcelona around 07:05, and the last at 16:20.

When to book Barcelona to Frankfurt Airport 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 Barcelona to Frankfurt Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Frankfurt Airport?

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

  • Alleo
  • FS100
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • TGV
  • Thalys

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.