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Ghent to Barcelona by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 33m
  • Distance
    1,081 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    22hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ghent to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from Ghent to Barcelona take around 9 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,081 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ghent and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from Ghent to Barcelona?

Journeys between Ghent and Barcelona usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Ghent to Barcelona every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ghent to Barcelona?

The Ghent to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ghent to Barcelona train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Ghent around 06:12 and the last train is around 21:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ghent around 05:13, and the last at 00:39.

When to book Ghent to Barcelona train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ghent to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ghent and Barcelona?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ghent to Barcelona, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Alleo
  • FS100
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Regional Commuter Train
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • TGV
  • Thalys
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.