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.
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5 h 5 m
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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.
|Distance||329 miles (530 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||£106 (€117)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train companies||Renfe AVE or Renfe-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 AVE or Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £106, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £85. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
You can travel by train from Barcelona to Lyon with AVE and Renfe-SNCF for as low as £85. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Travel comfortably from Barcelona to Lyon with AVE, Renfe's high-speed trains. When you travel on the AVE train between Barcelona and Lyon, the distance to travel is 329 miles (530 km) and prices start as low as £85. Check all the AVE train timetables and find the cheapest ticket between Barcelona and Lyon on Omio!
Renfe is the main railway operator in Spain and offers a wide variety of AVE tickets perfect for your budget, such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card that you can add when booking your Renfe AVE ticket with Omio.
The Renfe AVE trains are among the fastest in the world, reaching 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, and the AVE connects the main cities of the country in just a few hours, offering comfort and flexibility in long and medium distances. All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, toilets and entertainment on board, and when you book your ticket on Omio, we offer you the possibility of choosing the seat that suits you best.
One of the best ways to travel to Lyon from Barcelona is by taking a train with Renfe-SNCF. Omio helps you find the ideal Renfe-SNCF train to Lyon from Barcelona by showing you Renfe-SNCF current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Barcelona to Lyon trip. You can expect to travel 329 miles (530 km) between Barcelona and Lyon on a train with Renfe-SNCF. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Lyon from Barcelona, you can check straight away if the Renfe-SNCF ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Renfe-SNCF train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Lyon from Barcelona!
Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Lyon train information:
Travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Lyon, France is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 03/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from France to Spain is: Fully open.
Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 01/07/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Lyon.
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.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre of Barcelona.
The most popular arrival train station, Lyon Part Dieu, is located 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre of Lyon.
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