Barcelona to Lyon train

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 05 Jul

Cheapest

£104

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£104

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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08:15Barcelona Sants5h05 13:20Lyon Part Dieu
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£1041One-way

Train schedule Barcelona to Lyon

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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 05 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.

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08:15Barcelona Sants5h05 13:20Lyon Part Dieu
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£1041One-way

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Lyon

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£106 (€117)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesRenfe 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.

Train providers: AVE and Renfe-SNCF trains Barcelona to Lyon

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.

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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.

  • Average Price: £85

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:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 5 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

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

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration 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: Recommended

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.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Barcelona from Lyon?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Barcelona to Lyon for as little as £85  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Barcelona to Lyon train prices are on average £106  one way.
The Barcelona to Lyon train distance is approximately 329 miles (530 km).
On average the Barcelona to Lyon train time is 5 h 5 min  covering the 329 miles (530 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

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.

If you're looking for trains from Barcelona to Lyon, you can rely on Renfe AVE or Renfe-SNCF to get you to Lyon. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Barcelona to Lyon route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
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.
You can take the first train from Barcelona to Lyon at 06: 15   or take the last train from Barcelona to Lyon leaving at 06: 15. Look for the latest Barcelona Lyon train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
If you book Barcelona to Lyon train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £106. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Lyon from Barcelona. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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.
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