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Duration 21h 40m
Distance 1355.3 km
Average price 291€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Cologne and Barcelona takes 21h 40m and the fastest train takes 19h 10m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Cologne to Barcelona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Koeln Hbf
  2. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Paris Gare De Lyon
  4. Barcelona
11h 39m
206€ - 410€

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 39m.

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The distance between Cologne and Barcelona is 1123 km. The road distance is 1355.3 km.

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Cologne to Barcelona train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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Cologne to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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