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Cologne to Barcelona by train
Fastest journey11hr 48m
Trains per day20
Avg. journey time19hr 22m
Travelling from Cologne to Barcelona by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Barcelona take around 11 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Barcelona.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Barcelona?
Journeys between Cologne and Barcelona usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Cologne 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 19 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Barcelona?
The Cologne to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Barcelona train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:08 and the last train is around 23:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:02, and the last at 20:45.
What's the Cologne to Barcelona train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cologne to Barcelona are $84.66.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $177 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $268. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cologne to Barcelona 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 Cologne to Barcelona by train.
Which train companies operate between Cologne and Barcelona?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Barcelona, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Intercités de nuit
- Media Distancia
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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