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Travel guide London–Barcelona
What train companies operate the route from London to Barcelona?
There are no direct routes from London to Barcelona; instead, passengers will need to travel with Eurostar to Paris, from where they can connect to the TGV and/or Renfe service onward to Barcelona.
What is the schedule for the train route from London to Barcelona?
There are typically around 3 to 4 departures per day, at varying times. There are usually more morning departures than at other times of day.
What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from London to Barcelona?
Trains depart from London St Pancras International, and arrive into Barcelona Sants train station.
What distance is the train route from London to Barcelona?
The distance covered along the route is approximately 750 miles.
How long does it take to travel from London to Barcelona by train?
The expected travel time for the shortest journey is around 10 hours 10 minutes.
What are the stops on the train route from London to Barcelona?
From London to Paris, the Eurostar service often stops at Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International. A transfer is required in Paris: the Eurostar service arrives into Paris Gare du Nord and passengers are generally required to make their own way to Paris Gare de Lyon for the onward journey to Barcelona. Further connections may be required depending on the service chosen.
Why should you travel by train from London to Barcelona?
This route provides travelers with views of the passing countryside as the train passes through England, France and Spain on the way to its destination.
What is there to see and do in Barcelona?
Barcelona offers tourists a number of interesting sites, including large gardens and architecture by Gaudi (including the Sagrada Familia and Park Guell), popular beaches, and a limitless assortment of restaurants. The nightlife in Barcelona is quite abundant, and parties typically last until the early morning.