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Dortmund to Barcelona by train

The journey from Dortmund to Barcelona by train is 744.2 mi and takes 27 hr 36 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:18 AM and the last at 8:26 PM. It is possible to travel from Dortmund to Barcelona by train for as little as $103.85 or as much as $197.28. The best price for this journey is $103.85.

Lowest Price$103.85
Journey Duration27 hr 36 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$103.85
Highest Price$197.28
First Departure5:18 AM
Last Departure8:26 PM
Distance744.2 mi
DepartureDortmund
ArrivalBarcelona
CarriersFlixBus, TGVMore

Dortmund to Barcelona Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Dortmund to Barcelona?

The prices for train tickets from Dortmund to Barcelona vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Dortmund to Barcelona will cost $103.85. The average train ticket price is approximately $148.50. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $148.50 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Dortmund to Barcelona.

How long does it take to get from Dortmund to Barcelona by train?

The distance between Dortmund and Barcelona is approximately 744.2 mi. In general, it will take you about 27 hr 36 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey from Dortmund to Barcelona covers a distance of 744.2 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 27 hr 36 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 14 hr 16 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Dortmund to Barcelona faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Dortmund to Barcelona?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Dortmund at 5:18 AM, and the last departure will leave at 8:26 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Dortmund to Barcelona can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dortmund to Barcelona, which usually leaves at 5:18 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 8:26 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Dortmund to Barcelona route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Dortmund from the following stations: Hostedde, Dortmund,Ostentor, Dortmund,Ederstraße, Dortmund. Arriving at Barcelona, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: BARCELONA SANTS,Barcelona El Prat Airport T2,Barcelona Placa de Catalunya,Barcelona-Clot-Arago,Barcelona Franca,Barcelona-Sant Andreu Comtal,Barcelona Nord,Barcelona Paseo de Gracia. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Barcelona.

How many times a day do departures from Dortmund leave for Barcelona?

The route from Dortmund to Barcelona is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Dortmund 6 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Dortmund to Barcelona, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 6 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dortmund to Barcelona. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Barcelona
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Barcelona.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dortmund to Barcelona, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Dortmund to Barcelona.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Barcelona by train

When travelling to Barcelona by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

AVE stands for "Alta Velocidad Española", which means "Spanish High Speed". AVE is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish national railway company Renfe. With the AVE trains you can travel to many major cities in Spain, including routes to Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, and Zaragoza.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

TGV stands for Train à Grande Vitesse, which translates to a high-speed train. It is a type of high-speed train that operates in France and other parts of Europe. The TGV was first introduced in 1981 and has since become a popular mode of transportation for domestic and international travel. The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse), now refers to a type of train that can reach a speed of 320km/h on high-speed lines in France. In France and Europe, there are two types of TGV operated by SNCF Voyageurs: the TGV INOUI, which offers a higher level of comfort, and the low-cost TGV OUIGO.

Ticket types and facilities from Dortmund to Barcelona

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by AVE and FlixTrain when traveling from Dortmund to Barcelona.

Básico

The Basico are the most affordable tickets, but they come with certain restrictions, such as no changes or refunds. They also typically have limited availability and must be purchased well in advance.
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Elige Estándar

The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Elige Estándar," provides travelers with the standard, regular seating arrangement known as the "Estándar seat." Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Elige Confort

If you go for "Elige Confort," you get the bigger and likely more comfortable XL Confort seat. The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Prémium

Renfe AVE's Premium tickets are the priciest but also the most flexible, limited to Confort class only. They allow free train changes and provide the benefit of boarding the next train for free in case you miss your scheduled one.
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Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Travel in comfort as all AVE trains are air-conditioned.
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Stay connected at high speeds with PlayRenfe, AVE's complimentary WiFi service, ensuring you remain online even at 300 km/h.
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The Silent Carriage is available exclusively for standard seats on AVE trains, excluding the AVE International route between Spain and France, as well as Euromed trains. Due to its popularity, early ticket purchase is advised.
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Every AVE seat is fitted with power sockets and at-seat radios for your convenience.
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AVE provides a complimentary care and assistance service for individuals with limited mobility. To utilize this service, please reach out to AVE directly.
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On AVE trains, you're welcome to bring along 3 bags, each not surpassing 85 x 55 x 35 cm and 25 kg (55 lbs) in weight. Moreover, instruments are considered hand luggage if they're within 30 x 120 x 38 cm and safely tucked in a case.
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Visit the onboard AVE bar carriage for a treat or wait for the food trolley that travels through the train. Prémium Ticket holders can enjoy in-seat dining featuring Chef Ramón Freixa's expertise. Please ensure you request special menus, from vegetarian to Halal, at least 12 hours before departure to enjoy a tailored meal experience.
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You can bring along your bike or scooter, just make sure it's folded and snug in a case. Don't forget to remove the pedals and give those handlebars a 90-degree turn. If your case's total dimensions are under 180cm, it counts as hand luggage. Anything larger falls into the special luggage category but keep it within 120 x 90 x 40 cm.
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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
Services on board FlixBus, TGV and FlixTrain from Dortmund to Barcelona
Compare services on board when travelling from Dortmund to Barcelona by train.
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Dortmund to Barcelona CO2 Emissions by Train

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83.84kg
Bus
89.82kg
Flight
239.53kg
Car
191.63kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dortmund to Barcelona by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dortmund and Barcelona are 83.84kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dortmund and Barcelona? By taking the train between Dortmund and Barcelona you will save 155.69kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 5.98kg compared to a bus and 107.79kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Dortmund to Barcelona?
A train ticket from Dortmund to Barcelona is $148.50. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $103.85.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Dortmund to Barcelona?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Dortmund to Barcelona is $103.85. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Dortmund and Barcelona by train?
Dortmund to Barcelona is 744.2 mi.
How long does the train between Dortmund and Barcelona take?
Dortmund to Barcelona is on average 27 hr 36 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 14 hr 16 min.
Which companies operate from Dortmund to Barcelona?
The train journey from Dortmund to Barcelona is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, TGV, FlixTrain, AVE and Eurostar.
How many train connections per day go from Dortmund to Barcelona?
Dortmund to Barcelona has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dortmund to Barcelona leave?
The earliest train from Dortmund to Barcelona departs at 5:18 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Dortmund to Barcelona depart?
The latest train from Dortmund to Barcelona departs at 8:26 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Dortmund to Barcelona in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $103.85 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Dortmund to Barcelona by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dortmund and Barcelona is 14 hr 16 min.
Is there a direct train from Dortmund to Barcelona?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dortmund and Barcelona.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dortmund to Barcelona by train?
The train journey from Dortmund to Barcelona creates 83.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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