Derby to Barcelona by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 29m
  • Distance
    1,312 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    23hr 24m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Derby to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from Derby to Barcelona take around 12 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,312 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from Derby to Barcelona?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Derby 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 Derby to Barcelona?

The Derby to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 04:00 and the last train is around 21:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 05:21, and the last at 20:03.

When to book Derby 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 Derby to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between Derby and Barcelona?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Eurostar
  • FS100
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • TGV

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.