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Arriving by train

Barcelona has direct railway links with a number of important cities, including Paris, Zurich and Milan, and the high-speed train runs to Madrid, southern and eastern Spain. The city's major railway stations and metropolitan rail network ensure you can travel to Barcelona and anywhere by train without any difficulties.

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  • Estació de Barcelona Sants

    Barcelona Sants Station
    Pl. Paisos catalans s/n 08014 Barcelona
    Time: 4.30am to 12.30am.
    Metro: L5 and L3. Bus: 27, 32, 78, 109, 115, H10 and V17.

    Barcelona Sants Station is the city's main railway station and most trains departing and arriving in Barcelona stop here. The station is the terminus for the High-Speed Train and many Spanish and foreign destinations, suburban rail and trains to Barcelona Airport.

    National trains
    AVE: Figueres – Barcelona – Madrid.
    AVE: Barcelona – Sevilla
    AVE: Barcelona – Màlaga.
    Euromed: Barcelona – Tarragona – València – Alacant.
    Talgo: Connecting Barcelona with other spanish cities.
    Tren Estrella: Connecting Barcelona and Madrid.
    Trenhotel: Connecting Barcelona with other spanish cities.
    Alvía: Connecting Barcelona with other spanish cities.

    Regional | Surrounding areas trains
    Regional trains to Tarragona, Costa Daurada, Tortosa, Lleida, Girona, Figueres, Portbou.
    Surrounding areas:  Mataró – Maçanet, Vic, Vilanova, Vilafranca – Manresa.
    Trains to the airport.

    International high speed trains Renfe-SNCF en Cooperación
    Paris – Barcelona.
    Lyon – Barcelona.
    Toulouse – Barcelona.
    Marseille – Barcelona.

    Information and ticket sales
    Monday to Saturday, 5.40am to 10.30pm. Sunday and public holidays, 6.10am to 10.30pm.
    Tickets in advance: Monday to friday from 10am to 8pm.

  • Estació de França

    França Station
    Av. Marquès de l'Argentera, s/n 08003 Barcelona
    Time: 4.45am to 12am.
    Metro: L4. Bus: 14, 17, 39, 45, 51, 59, 64, D20 and H16.

    The building dates back to 1929 and is one of the most important examples of Spain's iron architecture. Two parts of Barcelona's França Station are of relevance: the large lobby covered by three vaults and the huge metal naves that cover the platforms. National and regional trains depart from this station.

    National passenger trains
    Alvía: connecting Barcelona with other spanish cities.

    Regional | Surrounding areas trains
    Regional trains to Tarragona, Costa Daurada, Tortosa, Lleida.

    Information and ticket sales
    Daily, 8am to 9pm.

  • Estació de Passeig de Gràcia

    Passeig de Gràcia Station
    Passeig de Gràcia - Aragó, s/n 08007 Barcelona.
    Time: 5am to 12am.
    Metro: L2, L3 and L4. Bus: 7, 16, 17, 22 and 24.

    Regional | Surrounding areas trains
    Regional trains to Girona – Figueres – Portbou; Costa Garraf; Costa Daurada – Tarragona – Tortosa; Reus; Lleida – Saragossa.
    Trains to the airport.

    Information and ticket sales
    Daily, 6am to 10pm.

  • Estació de Plaça de Catalunya

    Plaça de Catalunya Station
    Plaça de Catalunya.
    Metro: L1 and L3. Bus: 9, 22, 24, 41, 42, 58, 62, 66, 67 and 68.

    Regional | Surrounding areas trains
    Surrounding areas trains to Manresa – Lleida; Costa del Maresme – Blanes; Vilafranca del Penedès.