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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6 h 39 m
6 h 44 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Barcelona for Paris every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||6 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||£229 (€259)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Renfe or Renfe-SNCF|
Trains from Barcelona to Paris cover the 515 miles long route taking on average 6 h 47 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £229, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £216. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
For as little as £216 you can travel by train to Paris from Barcelona with Renfe and Renfe-SNCF. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travellers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
One of the best ways to travel between Barcelona and Paris is by taking a train with Renfe-SNCF. Omio helps you find the ideal Renfe-SNCF train to Paris 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 Paris journey. You can expect to travel 515 miles (830 km) between Barcelona and Paris on a train with Renfe-SNCF. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Barcelona to Paris, 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 Paris from Barcelona!
Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Paris train information:
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.
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.
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 between Barcelona, Spain and Paris, France by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Barcelona to Paris as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Barcelona, Spain from Paris is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Paris closer to your date of departure here.
There are a few train stations in Barcelona to start your journey from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the train station to the city centre in Paris.
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