Lyon to Barcelona train

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£108

Average

£108

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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14:35Lyon Part Dieu4h57 19:32Barcelona Sants
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£1081One-way

Train schedule Lyon to Barcelona

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Fastest train times from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 57 m

Average

4 h 57 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

531 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Lyon for Barcelona 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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14:35Lyon Part Dieu4h57 19:32Barcelona Sants
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£1081One-way

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

Travel between Lyon and Barcelona from £108 with Omio’s train partners Renfe-SNCF and AVE! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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Renfe-SNCF tickets from Lyon to Barcelona are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with Renfe-SNCF from Lyon to Barcelona all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Renfe-SNCF train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 329 miles (530 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the Renfe-SNCF train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Lyon to Barcelona routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Renfe-SNCF Lyon to Barcelona train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Renfe-SNCF train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF!

Renfe-SNCF from Lyon to Barcelona train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 56 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

AVE offers excellent high-speed train services in Spain, including the route to Barcelona from Lyon. Omio, as an official Renfe AVE partner, shows you AVE train timetables so you can choose the fastest and cheapest Lyon to Barcelona train ticket. The distance between Lyon and Barcelona on AVE is approximately 329 miles (530 km) and prices start as low as £108 on Omio.

Renfe AVE has a wide variety of ticket types with special offers such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. If you are a regular Renfe customer, you can apply discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card at Omio when purchasing an AVE ticket.

The AVE trains are the most popular from Renfe, with the most timetables throughout the day. Their trains offer a restaurant, WiFi, toilets, entertainment on board and, most importantly, the highest speed to reach your destination. As one of the fastest trains in the entire world, AVE trains reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes and connect the main Spanish cities in just a few hours. Reserve your AVE tickets with Omio today!

  • Average Price: £108

Travel Tips: Trains from Lyon to Barcelona

Travel by train to Barcelona 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 Lyon to Barcelona.
FAQs

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

Can I enter Spain from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

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

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Lyon as this information can change.

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

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

Reentry to France 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?

What are the 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

Last verified on 27/06/2022. 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 Barcelona to Lyon train here.

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Barcelona from Lyon for the next 7 days starting from £108  one way.
The Lyon to Barcelona train ticket price is on average £117  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The distance to Barcelona from Lyon by train is approximately 329 miles (530 km).
The Lyon to Barcelona train duration is on average 4 h 57 min, which is to be expected when travelling 329 miles (530 km) between Lyon and Barcelona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Some of the Lyon train stations to Barcelona you can start your journey from include Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Barcelona include Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arriving in Barcelona Sants.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Lyon Part Dieu, located approximately 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city centre of Lyon. The most popular arrival train station in Barcelona, called Barcelona Sants, is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from its city centre.

For the best Lyon to Barcelona train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe-SNCF or Renfe AVE. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Lyon to Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Lyon for Barcelona is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Lyon to Barcelona leaves at 12: 35   and the last train for this leaves at 12: 36. Omio shows you the latest train from Lyon to Barcelona timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Lyon to Barcelona is on average £117 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Barcelona from Lyon available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Barcelona
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon 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 Lyon for your journey to Barcelona.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transport options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités

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