The cheapest trains from Barcelona to Paris

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Cheapest

£220

Average

£220

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 £ 220 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 220.

Cheapest
10:05Barcelona Sants6h45 16:50Paris Gare de Lyon
0 changes
£2201One-way

Timetable Barcelona to Paris

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Tue
21 Sep
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£54BlaBlaCar Bus
£122Vueling
Wed
22 Sep
£220Renfe-SNCF
£45BlaBlaCar Bus
£93Ryanair
Thu
23 Sep
£220Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Vueling
Fri
24 Sep
£183Renfe-SNCF
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£55Transavia France
Sat
25 Sep
£183Renfe-SNCF
£18Flixbus
£59Vueling
Sun
26 Sep
£183Renfe-SNCF
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
27 Sep
£183Renfe-SNCF
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
28 Sep
£155Renfe-SNCF
£26Alsa
£39Ryanair
Wed
29 Sep
£155Renfe-SNCF
£26Alsa
£13Ryanair
Thu
30 Sep
£155Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£38Vueling
Fri
1 Oct
£155Renfe-SNCF
£26Alsa
£33Ryanair
Sat
2 Oct
£128Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£29Ryanair
Sun
3 Oct
£128Renfe-SNCF
£26Alsa
£59Vueling
Mon
4 Oct
£128Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
5 Oct
£128Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£22Ryanair
Wed
6 Oct
£128Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£18Ryanair
Thu
7 Oct
£128Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£51Vueling
Fri
8 Oct
£128Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£93Transavia France
Sat
9 Oct
£155Renfe-SNCF
£18Flixbus
£87Vueling
Sun
10 Oct
£155Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£114Ryanair
Mon
11 Oct
£109Renfe-SNCF
£18Flixbus
£24Ryanair

The fastest trains from Barcelona to Paris

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Fastest Journey

6 h 45 m

Average

6 h 45 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 45 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 45 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 45 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
10:05Barcelona Sants6h45 16:50Paris Gare de Lyon
0 changes
£2201One-way

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Train Information between Barcelona and Paris

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£199 (€222)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Paris cover the 515 miles (830 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £199, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £183. 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.

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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
Is travel by train currently allowed from Barcelona, Spain to Paris, France?

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

Is international entry into Paris 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, 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: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Barcelona and Paris closer to your date of departure here.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris 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 Paris?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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:

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

Last verified on 21/09/2021. 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 Paris to Barcelona train here.

How much do cheap trains between Barcelona and Paris cost?
You can find a cheap train from Barcelona to Paris for some dates and times for as low as £183  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Barcelona to Paris?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Barcelona to Paris train price to come in at an average of £199  one way.
How many miles is it from Barcelona to Paris by train?
You should expect to travel around 515 miles (830 km)  from Barcelona to Paris by train.
How long does it take from Barcelona to Paris by train?
While the time it takes to travel 515 miles (830 km) to Paris from Barcelona can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Barcelona to Paris is on average 6 h 45 min.
Which train station from Barcelona to Paris do I depart from? Which Paris train station from Barcelona do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Barcelona and Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your journey can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Barcelona to go to Paris? Where is the train station in Paris located?

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

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Paris.

What train providers go from Barcelona to Paris?
For the trip from Barcelona to Paris you can take a train with Renfe-SNCF. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Barcelona to Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct trains to Paris from Barcelona?
If you’re looking for a direct train from Barcelona to Paris, consider travelling with Renfe-SNCF. 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.
What time is the earliest train from Barcelona to Paris? What time is the last train from Barcelona to Paris?
You can take the first train from Barcelona to Paris at 08: 05   or take the last train from Barcelona to Paris leaving at 08: 05. Look for the latest Barcelona Paris train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
When should I buy Barcelona Paris train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase Barcelona to Paris train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £199. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Paris from Barcelona. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Paris
Barcelona Estació De França
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Barcelona Sants
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