Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Paris

Showing times and prices for 23 Jan

Cheapest

£214

Average

£214

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 Paris will cost around £ 214 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 214.

Cheapest
09:10Barcelona Sants6h36 15:46Paris Gare de Lyon
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£2141One-way

Train schedule Barcelona to Paris

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Sun
23 Jan
£214Renfe
£17Flixbus
£54Air Europa
Mon
24 Jan
£138Renfe
£17Flixbus
£42Vueling
Tue
25 Jan
£125Renfe
£30Alsa
£25Ryanair
Wed
26 Jan
£125Renfe
£17Flixbus
£13Ryanair
Thu
27 Jan
£125Renfe
£17Flixbus
£13Ryanair
Fri
28 Jan
£165Renfe
£17Flixbus
£37Transavia France
Sat
29 Jan
£107Renfe
£17Flixbus
£25Ryanair
Sun
30 Jan
£107Renfe
£20Flixbus
£47Vueling
Mon
31 Jan
£98Renfe
£17Flixbus
£32Vueling
Tue
1 Feb
£78Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£9Ryanair
Wed
2 Feb
£78Renfe
£17Flixbus
£9Ryanair
Thu
3 Feb
£78Renfe
£17Flixbus
£18Ryanair
Fri
4 Feb
£69Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£15Ryanair
Sat
5 Feb
£69Renfe
£25Alsa
£15Ryanair
Sun
6 Feb
£78Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£13Ryanair
Mon
7 Feb
£69Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£29Ryanair
Tue
8 Feb
£69Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£9Ryanair
Wed
9 Feb
£60Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£17Ryanair
Thu
10 Feb
£60Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£9Ryanair
Fri
11 Feb
£60Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£20Ryanair

Fastest train times from Barcelona to Paris

Showing times and prices for 23 Jan

Fastest Journey

6 h 36 m

Average

6 h 36 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

830 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Barcelona for Paris 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 830 km distance in an average of 6 h 36 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 36 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 36 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.

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09:10Barcelona Sants6h36 15:46Paris Gare de Lyon
0 changes
£2141One-way

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Paris

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price£158 (€181)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Paris cover the 515 miles (830 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 36 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £158, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £125. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Trains From Barcelona to Paris: Journey Details

Passengers can travel the 1037 kilometres from Barcelona to Paris in high-speed comfort on direct AVE TGV Duplex double-decker trains which ply the route in just 6 hours and 20 minutes. Trains depart from Barcelona Sants and call at Girona, Figueres Vilafant, Perpignan, Montpelier St Roche, before terminating at Paris Gare de Lyon. Two services run daily, increasing to 4 in the summer. AVE also offer overnight trains departing from Barcelona Sants in the evening and arriving at Paris Austerlitz the following morning.

Taking the Train from Barcelona

Trains to Paris depart from Barcelona Sants Station in the Sants district located in the western part of the Catalonian capital. It's a major transport hub for the city and the centre for the Rodalies de Catalunya - the local suburban and regional railways services. Passengers can also reach the station by local buses which stop outside the station or long-distance services which terminate at the adjacent bus station. Barcelona Sants is also served by Barcelona's metro system with L5 of the Blue Line and L3 of the Green Line stopping there.

Getting into Paris by Train

Home to landmarks famous the world over such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and Notre Dame cathedral, the French capital exudes romance like few other cities on earth. As the world centre of art, fashion, gastronomy and cafe culture, Paris is a blend of stately boulevards, grand monuments, and intimate quarters each with its own charm and character. Trains from Barcelona to Paris arrive the Gare de Lyon Station. Located on the north bank of the Seine, the station is very convenient for onward travel by public transport. It's served by lines 1, 5 and 14 of the Metro system and well connected with bus routes from all over the city and beyond. These include numerous bus routes knows as Noctiliens which run through the night.

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Paris

Travel by train to Paris 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 Paris.
FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Paris, France if I'm coming from Barcelona, Spain by train?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Paris, 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 Paris, 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 21/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Barcelona to Paris as this information can change.

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

Return travel from France to Spain is: Partially open.

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

Entry into 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 Paris?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 21/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Paris.

How much do cheap train tickets to Paris from Barcelona cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Paris from Barcelona to cost as little as £125  in the next 7 days.

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

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Barcelona to Paris train to cost on average £158  one way.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Paris by train?

The train distance from Barcelona to Paris is around 515 miles (830 km).

How long is the train between Barcelona and Paris?

While the time it takes to travel 515 miles (830 km) between Barcelona and Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Barcelona to Paris is on average 6 h 36 min.

What station does the Barcelona to Paris train leave from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Barcelona?

Some of the Barcelona train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

What train companies offer a service from Barcelona to Paris?

When taking a train from Barcelona to Paris, you can count on Renfe-SNCF for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Barcelona to Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Are there any Barcelona to Paris direct trains?

Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day from Barcelona to Paris. If you’re looking for a direct train from Barcelona to Paris, 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 train services per day are there from Barcelona to Paris?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Barcelona to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Barcelona to Paris? What time is the last train from Barcelona to Paris?

The first Barcelona to Paris train departs at 08: 10   and the last train from Barcelona to Paris leaves at 08: 10. Check out the most up-to-date Barcelona to Paris train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between Barcelona and Paris to get the best deals?

If you book Barcelona to Paris train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £158. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Barcelona and Paris. 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

Barcelona
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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 Paris.
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