The cheapest trains from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Cheapest

£105

Average

£105

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Lyon will cost around £ 105 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 105.

Cheapest
08:15Barcelona Sants5h05 13:20Lyon Part Dieu
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£1051One-way

Timetable Barcelona to Lyon

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08:15Barcelona Sants5h05 13:20Lyon Part Dieu
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25 Jul
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Mon
26 Jul
£105Renfe-SNCF
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£34Vueling
Tue
27 Jul
£95Renfe-SNCF
£23Flixbus
£34Vueling
Wed
28 Jul
£86Renfe-SNCF
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£31Vueling
Thu
29 Jul
£86Renfe-SNCF
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Fri
30 Jul
£86Renfe-SNCF
£32Alsa
£34Vueling
Sat
31 Jul
£90Renfe-SNCF
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1 Aug
£115Renfe-SNCF
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£38Vueling
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2 Aug
£100Renfe-SNCF
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£24Vueling
Tue
3 Aug
£76Renfe-SNCF
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£27Vueling
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4 Aug
£100Renfe-SNCF
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5 Aug
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£42Vueling
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6 Aug
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7 Aug
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8 Aug
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9 Aug
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10 Aug
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Wed
11 Aug
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12 Aug
£90Renfe-SNCF
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13 Aug
£90Renfe-SNCF
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14 Aug
£95Renfe-SNCF
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The fastest trains from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Fastest Journey

5 h 5 m

Average

5 h 5 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

531 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Barcelona for Lyon every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 531 km distance in an average of 5 h 5 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 5 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:15Barcelona Sants5h05 13:20Lyon Part Dieu
0 changes
£1051One-way

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Train Information between Barcelona and Lyon

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£95 (€104)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Lyon cover the 329 miles (530 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £95, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £86. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Travel Tips

Trains from Barcelona to Lyon
Travel by train to Lyon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Lyon.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Barcelona and Lyon?

Travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lyon from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 24/07/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Barcelona and Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from Lyon, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Barcelona, Spain from Lyon is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Barcelona from Lyon restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 25/07/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Lyon cost?
You can find a cheap train from Barcelona to Lyon for some dates and times for as low as £86  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Barcelona and Lyon?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Barcelona to Lyon train price to come in at an average of £95  one way.
How many miles is it from Barcelona to Lyon by train?
The distance to Lyon from Barcelona by train is approximately 329 miles (530 km).
What is the average Barcelona to Lyon train duration?
The train time between Barcelona and Lyon is on average 5 h 5 min  for the 329 miles (530 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Barcelona and Lyon by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Barcelona goes to Lyon? Which train station do I come into Lyon from Barcelona?

There are a few train stations in Barcelona to start your route from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. In Lyon you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Where is the train station in Barcelona to go to Lyon? Where is the train station in Lyon located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Lyon most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can take me to Lyon from Barcelona?
Take the Barcelona to Lyon train with Renfe-SNCF. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Barcelona to Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I purchase a direct train from Barcelona to Lyon?
If you’re looking for a direct train from Barcelona to Lyon, consider travelling with Renfe-SNCF. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
When does the first train depart from Barcelona to Lyon? When does the last train depart from Barcelona to Lyon?
If you prefer early morning trains from Barcelona to Lyon, the first train leaves at 06: 15. If you prefer late night trains from Barcelona to Lyon, the last train of the day leaves at 06: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Barcelona to Lyon timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between Barcelona and Lyon to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Barcelona to Lyon is on average £95 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Barcelona and Lyon available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Lyon
Barcelona Estació De França
Amenities
Barcelona Sants
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