York to Barcelona by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    13hr 23m
  • Distance
    1,420 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    25hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from York to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from York to Barcelona take around 13 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,420 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Barcelona?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from York 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 24 departures.

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

The York to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 13 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:40, and the last at 21:35.

When to book York 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 York to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Barcelona?

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

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Eurostar
  • FS100
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • TGV
  • UK Rail Connections

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.