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Duration 31h 53m
Distance 1423 km
Average price 618€
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Preston and Barcelona takes 31h 53m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Preston 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.

Train

  1. Preston
  2. London St. Pancras Int.
  3. Lille Europe
  4. Perpignan
  5. Barcelona
15h 57m
364€ - 922€

Preston to Barcelona train times

Trains run twice a week between Preston and Barcelona. The service departs Preston at 08:00 in the morning, which arrives into Barcelona at 16:53. All services require a transfer, and take on average 31h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Preston to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Euston station, London St. Pancras Int., Lille Europe and Perpignan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 57m.

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The distance between Preston and Barcelona is 1423 km.

Preston to Barcelona train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Preston station.

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

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Barcelona is 1h ahead of Preston. It is currently 12:43 PM in Preston and 1:43 PM in Barcelona.

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