Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Cheapest

£113

Average

£113

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 Lyon to Barcelona will cost around £ 113 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 113.

Cheapest
14:35Lyon Part Dieu4h57 19:32Barcelona Sants
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£1131One-way

Train schedule Lyon to Barcelona

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Fri
21 Jan
£100SNCFRenfe
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
£57easyJet
Sat
22 Jan
£82SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£138Air Nostrum
Sun
23 Jan
£82SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£38Vueling
Mon
24 Jan
£68SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£38Vueling
Tue
25 Jan
£68SNCFRenfe
£23Flixbus
£81Air Nostrum
Wed
26 Jan
£58SNCFRenfe
£21Flixbus
£35Vueling
Thu
27 Jan
£63SNCFRenfe
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Air Nostrum
Fri
28 Jan
£77SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£52Vueling
Sat
29 Jan
£54SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Air Nostrum
Sun
30 Jan
£45SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£42easyJet
Mon
31 Jan
£45SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£31Vueling
Tue
1 Feb
£68SNCFRenfe
£24BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Air Nostrum
Wed
2 Feb
£49SNCFRenfe
£21Flixbus
£81Air Nostrum
Thu
3 Feb
£49SNCFRenfe
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£36easyJet
Fri
4 Feb
£45SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£38Vueling
Sat
5 Feb
£45SNCFRenfe
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
£168Air Nostrum
Sun
6 Feb
£45SNCFRenfe
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
7 Feb
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£13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
8 Feb
£45SNCFRenfe
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Air Nostrum
Wed
9 Feb
£45SNCFRenfe
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£32easyJet

Fastest train times from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

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.

These direct trains cover the 531 km distance in an average of 4 h 57 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 57 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 57 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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14:35Lyon Part Dieu4h57 19:32Barcelona Sants
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£1131One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Barcelona

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 57 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 Lyon to Barcelona cover the 329 miles (530 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 57 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £58, but the average price of train tickets is £83. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Lyon to Barcelona?

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Lyon restricted?

International entry 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?

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

The above information was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Lyon to Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from Spain by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Lyon, France from Barcelona is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Lyon 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 19/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How much does a cheap train from Lyon to Barcelona cost?

You can find a cheap train from Lyon to Barcelona for some dates and times for as low as £58  one way in the next 7 days.

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

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

How many miles is it from Lyon to Barcelona by train?

You should expect to travel around 329 miles (530 km)  between Lyon and Barcelona by train.

How long is the train journey between Lyon and Barcelona?

On average the train from Lyon to Barcelona duration is 4 h 57 min  for the 329 miles (530 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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

When taking a train from Lyon, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. When you arrive in Barcelona, your train can arrive in train stations including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Lyon Part Dieu   to Barcelona Sants.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in Barcelona.

Which train providers can get me from Lyon to Barcelona?

If you're looking for trains from Lyon to Barcelona, you can rely on Renfe-SNCF to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Lyon to Barcelona journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct train between Lyon and Barcelona?

Yes, there is 1 direct train per day to Barcelona from Lyon, and you can find a direct train for this route with SNCFRenfe  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many train services per day are there from Lyon to Barcelona?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Lyon to Barcelona. 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 Lyon to Barcelona?

If you prefer early morning trains from Lyon to Barcelona, the first train leaves at 13: 35. If you prefer late night trains from Lyon to Barcelona, the last train of the day leaves at 13: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from Lyon to Barcelona schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How early should I book train tickets between Lyon and Barcelona to score the best deals?

You can find a train between Lyon and Barcelona to cost on average £83 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Lyon to Barcelona train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
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