Trains from
Essen Hbf to Barcelona

Essen Hbf to Barcelona route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time15h 01m
Fare range€89-€377
Distance1179km
First & last trains
First train departs at06:09
Last train departs at15:49
Fastest journey
Fastest route12h 45m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationEssen Hbf
Destination StationBarcelona

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

06:09
08:07
Essen Hbf
Barcelona
13h 22m3 changes
06:21
06:33
Essen Hbf
Barcelona
13h 10m4 changes
07:49
12:05
Essen Hbf
Barcelona
12h 45m2 changes
15:49
20:05
Essen Hbf
Barcelona
20h 49m4 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Essen Hbf to Barcelona start at €288.51 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

14 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€288.51
1 day
in advance
€313.00
Avg. single price
On the day
€327.90
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Essen Hbf to Barcelona?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Essen Hbf to Barcelona is €89. To buy train tickets from Essen Hbf to Barcelona for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Essen Hbf to Barcelona by train?

The average journey time between Essen Hbf and Barcelona is 15 hours and 1 minute and the fastest journey time is 12 hours and 45 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Essen Hbf to Barcelona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Essen Hbf to Barcelona?

The first train from Essen Hbf to Barcelona departs at 06:09. The last train from Essen Hbf to Barcelona departs at 15:49. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Essen Hbf and Barcelona?

No, it is not possible to travel from Essen Hbf to Barcelona without having to change trains. To travel from Essen Hbf to Barcelona will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Essen Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Barcelona to Essen Hbf.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Essen Hbf to Barcelona for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 25/08/2017 for travel on 26/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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