Edinburgh to Barcelona by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    19hr 54m
  • Distance
    1,667 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    29hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Barcelona take around 19 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,667 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Barcelona?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Barcelona every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

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

The Edinburgh to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 19 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:04, and the last at 23:59.

When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Barcelona?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • Eurostar
  • FS100
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TGV
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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.