Trains from
Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona

Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time13h 46m
Fare range€88-€442

First & last trains

First train departs at02:48
Last train departs at16:58

Fastest journey

Fastest route11h 38m
Changes1 change

Stations

Origin StationFrankfurt (Main)
Destination StationBarcelona

Train times for Tue 29 Aug

02:48
16:34
Frankfurt (Main)
Barcelona
13h 46m4 changes
04:02
16:34
Frankfurt (Main)
Barcelona
12h 32m4 changes
06:58
19:31
Frankfurt (Main)
Barcelona
12h 33m2 changes
08:56
20:34
Frankfurt (Main)
Barcelona
11h 38m1 change
16:58
11:21
Frankfurt (Main)
Barcelona
18h 23m2 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona start at €161.19 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€161.19
14 days
in advance
€214.89
Avg. single price
On the day
€310.83
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona is €88. To buy train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) 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 Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona by train?

The average journey time between Frankfurt (Main) and Barcelona is 13 hours and 46 minutes and the fastest journey time is 11 hours and 38 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 5 trains per day travelling from Frankfurt (Main) 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 Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona departs at 02:48. The last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona departs at 16:58. 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 Frankfurt (Main) and Barcelona?

No, it is not possible to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona without having to change trains. To travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona will require a minimum of 1 change. 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 Frankfurt (Main)?

By train, of course. See trains from Barcelona to Frankfurt (Main).

  • *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 Frankfurt (Main) to Barcelona for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/08/2017. 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 13/07/2017 for travel on 09/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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