Bern to Barcelona by train

  • First train
    05:04
  • Last train
    00:08
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 30m
  • Distance
    750 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    16hr 42m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bern to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from Bern to Barcelona take around 9 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 750 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bern and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from Bern to Barcelona?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Bern 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 21 departures.

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

The Bern to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Bern around 05:04 and the last train is around 00:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bern around 05:04, and the last at 23:08.

When to book Bern to Barcelona train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Bern to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bern and Barcelona?

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

  • AVE
  • Alleo
  • Autocar
  • Eurocity
  • FS100
  • ICE
  • Inter City
  • Inter Regio
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • Interregio
  • Lyria
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

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.