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Train Information between Lyon and Barcelona

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£94 (€106)
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 route taking on average 5 h 5 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 route for as low as £84, but the average price of train tickets is £94. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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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
Am I allowed to travel by train from Lyon, France to Barcelona, Spain?

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 25/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Lyon and Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

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

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 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 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 24/09/2021. 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 do cheap train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Lyon and Barcelona to cost as little as £84  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Lyon to Barcelona?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lyon to Barcelona train to cost on average £94  one way.
What is the distance between Lyon and Barcelona by train?
The Lyon to Barcelona train distance is approximately 329 miles (530 km).
How long is the train to Barcelona from Lyon?
The Lyon to Barcelona train duration is on average 5 h 5 min, which is to be expected when travelling 329 miles (530 km) to Barcelona from Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Lyon goes to Barcelona? Which train station do I come into Barcelona from Lyon?

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.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Lyon.

The most popular arrival train station, Barcelona Sants, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Barcelona.

Which train companies can get me from Lyon to Barcelona?
Take the Lyon to Barcelona train with Renfe-SNCF. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Barcelona from Lyon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Barcelona from Lyon?
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.
When can I take the first train from Lyon to Barcelona? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Lyon to Barcelona train departs at 12: 28   and the last train from Lyon to Barcelona leaves at 12: 28. Check out the most up-to-date Lyon to Barcelona train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets between Lyon and Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £94 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Lyon to Barcelona a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Barcelona
Lyon Part Dieu
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Lyon-Perrache
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