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About the train journey from Memmingen to Barcelona

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The train from Memmingen to Barcelona usually takes 20 hours 47 minutes on average to travel 969 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 12 hours 21 minutes. You can expect to find 10 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Memmingen and Barcelona, you'll need to make 2 changes on your way to Barcelona. You can choose to travel with TGV, ICE or SNCF to get to Barcelona. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Memmingen to Barcelona in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $122.79.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Barcelona, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Memmingen to Barcelona by train

It takes an average of 20h 47m to travel from Memmingen to Barcelona by train, over a distance of around 602 miles (969 km). There are normally 10 trains per day traveling from Memmingen to Barcelona and tickets for this journey start from $122.79 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

12h 21m


969 miles (602 km)


10 trains per day


2 changes


From $122.79

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus, Renfe-SNCF, ALSA, Union Ivkoni (Bus)

Memmingen to Barcelona train times

Check out the next trains departing from Memmingen to Barcelona for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:08 20:25 14h 17m, 2 changes
12:04 11:38 23h 34m, 7 changes
12:04 12:10 24h 6m, 6 changes
12:17 11:38 23h 21m, 9 changes
12:17 12:10 23h 53m, 8 changes
19:01 15:34 20h 33m, 4 changes
20:02 15:34 19h 32m, 5 changes
21:17 15:34 18h 17m, 6 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Memmingen to Barcelona

You can travel from Memmingen to Barcelona on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Cheap train tickets from Memmingen to Barcelona

The price of train tickets from Memmingen to Barcelona starts at $122.79 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Memmingen to Barcelona by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Memmingen to Barcelona

Want to know more about your journey from Memmingen to Barcelona? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Memmingen to Barcelona take?

The average journey time by train between Memmingen and Barcelona is 20 hours and 47 minutes, with around 10 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Memmingen and Barcelona by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Memmingen to Barcelona is 12 hours and 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Memmingen to Barcelona cost?

Train tickets from Memmingen to Barcelona can start from as little as $122.79 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.

Is there a direct train from Memmingen to Barcelona?

No, there are no direct train services from Memmingen to Barcelona. Travelling from Memmingen to Barcelona by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Memmingen to Barcelona leave?

The first train from Memmingen to Barcelona leaves at 07:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Memmingen to Barcelona leave?

The last train from Memmingen to Barcelona leaves at 22:17. 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.

What's the distance between Memmingen and Barcelona by train?

Trains travelling from Memmingen to Barcelona cover a distance of around 602 miles (969 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Memmingen to Barcelona for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 11/26/2022 for travel on 11/26/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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