Dresden to Barcelona by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    16hr 23m
  • Distance
    1,394 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    28hr 26m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Dresden to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from Dresden to Barcelona take around 16 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,394 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dresden and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from Dresden to Barcelona?

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

We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Dresden 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 8 departures.

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

The Dresden to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 16 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Dresden around 05:10 and the last train is around 23:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dresden around 04:14, and the last at 23:14.

When to book Dresden to Barcelona 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 Dresden to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dresden and Barcelona?

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

  • AVE
  • Alleo
  • Eurocity-Express
  • FS100
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • Lyria
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Südwestdeutsche Verkehrs-AG
  • 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.