Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

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

Train schedule Barcelona to Lyon

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Mon
24 Jan
£92Renfe AVE
£31Flixbus
£40Vueling
Tue
25 Jan
£73Renfe AVE
£25Flixbus
£93Iberia
Wed
26 Jan
£69Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£33Vueling
Thu
27 Jan
£69Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
28 Jan
£78Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£36easyJet
Sat
29 Jan
£78Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£76Iberia
Sun
30 Jan
£73Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£118easyJet
Mon
31 Jan
£45Renfe AVE
£21Flixbus
£26Vueling
Tue
1 Feb
£45Renfe AVE
£21Flixbus
£76Iberia
Wed
2 Feb
£45Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£76Iberia
Thu
3 Feb
£45Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£27easyJet
Fri
4 Feb
£59Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£20Vueling
Sat
5 Feb
£45Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£76Iberia
Sun
6 Feb
£59Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£17Vueling
Mon
7 Feb
£45Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£23easyJet
Tue
8 Feb
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£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£76Iberia
Wed
9 Feb
£45Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£26easyJet
Thu
10 Feb
£45Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£20easyJet
Fri
11 Feb
£45Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£17Vueling
Sat
12 Feb
£45Renfe AVE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£17Vueling

Fastest train times from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

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
£921One-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£83 (€95)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Lyon cover the 329 miles (530 km) long trip 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. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £83, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £69. 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

Is cross-border travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Lyon, France allowed?

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

Can I enter France from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 22/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Barcelona and Lyon as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Barcelona, Spain from Lyon, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lyon to Barcelona is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from France?

Reentry to Spain 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 23/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Lyon to Barcelona train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Lyon from Barcelona?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Barcelona and Lyon for as low as £69  for the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Barcelona to Lyon cost on average?

If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Barcelona to Lyon train prices are on average £83  one way.

What is the distance to Lyon from Barcelona via train?

The train distance from Barcelona to Lyon is around 329 miles (530 km).

What is the average Barcelona to Lyon train duration?

On average the train from Barcelona to Lyon duration is 5 h 5 min  for the 329 miles (530 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Barcelona and arrival train station in Lyon?

When taking the train to Lyon from Barcelona, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your trip can end in train stations such as Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.

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

Where is the Barcelona train station located? Where is the Lyon train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the train station to the city centre in Lyon.

What train companies offer a service to Lyon from Barcelona?

If you're looking for trains from Barcelona to Lyon, you can rely on 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.

Are there any direct trains from Barcelona to Lyon?

Yes, there is 1 direct train a day to Lyon from Barcelona. If you’re looking for a direct train from Barcelona to Lyon, consider travelling with SNCFRenfe. 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.

How many trains 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.

What are the first and last departure train times from Barcelona to Lyon?

You can take the first train from Barcelona to Lyon at 07: 15   or take the last train from Barcelona to Lyon leaving at 07: 15. Look for the latest Barcelona Lyon train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

How early should I purchase Barcelona to Lyon train tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Barcelona and Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £83 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Barcelona to Lyon a few months in advance.

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.
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Public transport options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
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