Trains from
Köln Hbf to Barcelona

Köln Hbf to Barcelona route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time15h 22m
Fare range€50-€426
Distance1124km
Train operatorsALSA
First & last trains
First train departs at07:43
Last train departs at18:43
Fastest journey
Fastest route11h 48m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationBarcelona

Train times for Mon 20 Nov

16:43
13:23
Köln Hbf
Barcelona
20h 40m5 changes
18:43
13:23
Köln Hbf
Barcelona
18h 40m9 changes
07:43
20:16
Köln Hbf
Barcelona
12h 33m3 changes
08:44
21:19
Köln Hbf
Barcelona
12h 35m3 changes
16:43
13:23
Köln Hbf
Barcelona
20h 40m5 changes
18:43
13:23
Köln Hbf
Barcelona
18h 40m9 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Köln Hbf to Barcelona start at €193.90 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€193.90
14 days
in advance
€220.30
Avg. single price
On the day
€308.56
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf to Barcelona is €50.4. To buy train tickets from Köln 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 Köln Hbf to Barcelona by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Barcelona is 15 hours and 22 minutes and the fastest journey time is 11 hours and 48 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Köln 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 Köln Hbf to Barcelona?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Barcelona departs at 07:43. The last train from Köln Hbf to Barcelona departs at 18:43. 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 Köln Hbf and Barcelona?

No, it is not possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Barcelona without having to change trains. To travel from Köln 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 Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Barcelona to Köln 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 Köln Hbf to Barcelona for a typical week day using timetable data for 20/11/2017. 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 19/08/2017 for travel on 19/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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