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Route overview
Avg. journey time7h 08m
Trains per day1
Fare range€20.00 - €247.00
Distance655km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at00:12
Last train departs at20:45
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 54m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLeón
Destination StationBarcelona

León to Barcelona train times

Check out the next trains departing from León to Barcelona for Tuesday 25th Dec 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:50
14:40
León
Barcelona
6h 50m
1 change
08:40
15:30
León
Barcelona
6h 50m
1 change
09:41
16:24
León
Barcelona
6h 43m
1 change
12:15
18:30
León
Barcelona
6h 15m
1 change
12:20
18:30
León
Barcelona
6h 10m
2 changes

Renfe, Alvia and Trenhotel trains from León to Barcelona

You can travel from León to Barcelona on Renfe, Alvia and Trenhotel 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.
Renfe train

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

Renfe Alvia Train

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 250 km/h on international lines and 200 km/h on conventional lines. These trains connect the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante with the other main Spanish cities. Alvia offers two types of classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). The latter has wider seats, carriages with fewer seats, offers complimentary food and drinks, free newspapers, and access to parking and Club meeting rooms.

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Trenhotel Train

The Trenhotel is Renfe's night train service, which serves national and international routes in Portugal. The trains offer three classes with different levels of comfort for the beds and seats – Turista (Second Class), Preferente (First Class) and Gran Confort or Gran Clase. There are six different Trenhotel routes – Galicia (Barcelona – Vigo), Rosalía de Castro (Barcelona – A Coruña), Rías Gallegas (Madrid – Pontevedra), Atlántico (Madrid – Ferrol), Lusitania (Madrid – Lisbon) and Surexpreso (Irun – Lisbon).

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

The average journey time between León and Barcelona is 7 hours and 8 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 54 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 11 trains per day travelling from León 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 León to Barcelona?

The first train from León to Barcelona departs at 00:12. The last train from León to Barcelona departs at 20:45. 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 León and Barcelona?

Yes, it is possible to travel from León to Barcelona without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from León to Barcelona. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Barcelona to León. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from León to Barcelona.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for León to Barcelona for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/12/2018. 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 25/09/2018 for travel on 26/09/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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