The cheapest trains from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£92

Average

£92

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 £ 92 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 92.

Cheapest
08:15Barcelona Sants5h05 13:20Lyon Part Dieu
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£921One-way

Timetable Barcelona to Lyon

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08:15Barcelona Sants5h05 13:20Lyon Part Dieu
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Sun
17 Oct
£102Renfe-SNCF
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£195easyJet
Mon
18 Oct
£92Renfe-SNCF
£30Alsa
£114easyJet
Tue
19 Oct
£64Renfe-SNCF
£26Flixbus
£61Vueling
Wed
20 Oct
£64Renfe-SNCF
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£37Vueling
Thu
21 Oct
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£22BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
22 Oct
£74Renfe-SNCF
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£30Vueling
Sat
23 Oct
£45Renfe-SNCF
£21Alsa
£30Vueling
Sun
24 Oct
£45Renfe-SNCF
£23Alsa
£73Vueling
Mon
25 Oct
£45Renfe-SNCF
£21Alsa
£52Vueling
Tue
26 Oct
£45Renfe-SNCF
£21Alsa
£134Iberia
Wed
27 Oct
£45Renfe-SNCF
£17Flixbus
£61Vueling
Thu
28 Oct
£50Renfe-SNCF
£23Alsa
£154Vueling
Fri
29 Oct
£112Renfe-SNCF
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£70Vueling
Sat
30 Oct
£79Renfe-SNCF
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
31 Oct
£45Renfe-SNCF
£30Alsa
£164easyJet
Mon
1 Nov
£102Renfe-SNCF
£30Alsa
£181Vueling
Tue
2 Nov
£97Renfe-SNCF
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£160easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£69Renfe-SNCF
£21Alsa
£120easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£83Renfe-SNCF
£21Alsa
£128easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£102Renfe-SNCF
£21Alsa
£174easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
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£21Alsa
£181Vueling

The fastest trains from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

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
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£921One-way

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Train Information to Lyon from Barcelona

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£71 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Lyon cover the 329 miles (530 km) long route taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £45, but the average price of train tickets is £71. 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
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Lyon from Barcelona?

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

What is the status of international entry into France from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Barcelona and Lyon before travelling.

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

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 15/10/2021. 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?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Lyon from Barcelona for as little as £45  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Barcelona and Lyon?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Barcelona to Lyon is £71  one way.
What is the distance between Barcelona and Lyon via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Barcelona and Lyon via train to be approximately 329 miles (530 km).
How many hours does it take from Barcelona to Lyon by train?
The train time from Barcelona to Lyon is on average 5 h 5 min  for the 329 miles (530 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Barcelona to 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?

When taking a train from Barcelona, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When you arrive in Lyon, your train can arrive in train stations including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants   to Lyon Part Dieu.

Where is the departure train station in Barcelona located? Where is the arrival train station in Lyon located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Barcelona.

The most popular arrival train station, Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Lyon.

What train providers offer a service from Barcelona to Lyon?
For the best Barcelona to Lyon train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe-SNCF. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Lyon from Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any Barcelona to Lyon direct train services?
Yes, there is 1 direct train from Barcelona to Lyon per day with Renfe-SNCF  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many train services per day are there to Lyon from Barcelona?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Barcelona to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Barcelona to Lyon? When does the last train depart from Barcelona to Lyon?
The first train from Barcelona to Lyon leaves at 06: 15   and the last train for this leaves at 07: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Barcelona to Lyon schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Barcelona to Lyon to get the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket between Barcelona and Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £71 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Lyon from Barcelona are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Lyon
Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your journey to Lyon.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: A1, A2
Metro lines: L3, L5
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17