Thinking about taking the train from Brussels to Barcelona? We've got you covered.
It usually takes around 15 hours 12 minutes to travel the 1066 km from Brussels to Barcelona by train, although you can get there in as little as 8 hours 43 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 7 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.
Train tickets from Brussels to Barcelona start from $76.53 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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It takes an average of 15h 12m to travel from Brussels to Barcelona by train, over a distance of around 662 miles (1066 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from Brussels to Barcelona and tickets for this journey start from $76.53 when you book in advance.
1066 miles (662 km)
7 trains per day
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Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Brussels to Barcelona by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Brussels and Barcelona is 15 hours and 12 minutes, with around 7 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Brussels to Barcelona is 8 hours and 43 minutes.
Train tickets from Brussels to Barcelona can start from as little as $76.53 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Brussels to Barcelona. Travelling from Brussels to Barcelona by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Brussels to Barcelona leaves at 06:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Brussels to Barcelona leaves at 18:42. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Brussels to Barcelona cover a distance of around 662 miles (1066 km) during the journey.