Plan your trip from Paris to Barcelona and Costa Brava with a £20 discount code PARISBARNABYTRAIN

Fri, 21 Jan
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Renfe-SNCF special offer for the first 100 people!

Renfe-SNCF offers a £20 discount to start planning your travel from Paris to Barcelona and Costa Brava. Take advantage of this offer and enjoy your travel with Renfe-SCNF that provides the most sustainable and comfortable trains between Spain and France!

  • Make the search Paris - Barcelona in the search bar and select the dates.
  • You can redeem the code PARBARNABYTRAIN on Passenger details, only the first 100 people will benefit from the offer!

About Renfe SNCF

Renfe and SNCF. are two European experts in high-speed rail, and they've partnered up to combine the very best of their knowledge and expertise for international travellers.

For more than 7 years, they connect in a sustainable and ecological way over 19 cities between Spain and France. Since 15 December 2013, Renfe-SNCF has helped connect major Spanish and French cities like Paris, Barcelona, Madrid, Marseille, Lyon, Montpellier and Girona. Now both countries are better connected than before thanks to the high-speed railways.

The principal routes are Paris-Barcelona and Lyon-Barcelona. For more information please read the folowing FAQs.

TGV Inoui Trains (Paris - Barcelona)

The double-decker rolling stock can travel at 320 km/h operating on the Paris to Barcelona line. A train consists of 8 double-decker carriages with a total of: 509 seats.

  • 3 First Class/Preferente carriages = 181 seats
  • 4 Second class/Turista carriages = 328 seats
  • 1 restaurant carriage

TGV Inoui First class: 181 seats

1st class seats offer peace and privacy with two adjoining seats facing each other in groups of two or four. Access the Renfe Sala Club lounge up to two hours before departure in all stations (except Figueres). Travellers with a Promo fare are not eligible to access the lounge. Other benefits include: power sockets at seat, larger seats which recline, free WiFi and access to the bar car. You will find a variety of food and refreshments to enjoy in the bar car including.

TGV Inoui Standard class: 328 seats

In the Standard class you will travel in comfort and on top of this you will be able to make use of power sockets available for every two seats and the free WiFi on board. You also have access to the bar car which is open for the duration of the journey. You will find a variety of food and refreshments to enjoy in the bar car: meals, hot and cold dishes, sandwiches, desserts, snacks and beverages.

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Barcelona

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Cheapest

£195

Average

£195

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 Paris to Barcelona will cost around £ 195 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 195.

Cheapest
10:14Paris Gare de Lyon6h40 16:54Barcelona Sants
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£1951One-way

Train schedule Paris to Barcelona

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10:14Paris Gare de Lyon6h40 16:54Barcelona Sants
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Fastest train times from Paris to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m

Average

6 h 40 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

830 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Paris 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 830 km distance in an average of 6 h 40 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 40 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
10:14Paris Gare de Lyon6h40 16:54Barcelona Sants
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£1951One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Barcelona

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£169 (€194)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Paris to Barcelona cover the 515 miles (830 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 40 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 journey for as low as £115, but the average price of train tickets is £169. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris 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 Paris to Barcelona.
FAQs

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

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

Can I enter Spain from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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 20/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Paris as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Paris, France from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is my return train 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?

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 Paris, 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 Paris from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Paris to Barcelona cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Paris and Barcelona for as little as £115  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets between Paris and Barcelona?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Barcelona train price to come in at an average of £169  one way.

How far is it from Paris to Barcelona by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Paris to Barcelona via train to be approximately 515 miles (830 km).

How long is the train journey from Paris to Barcelona?

On average the train from Paris to Barcelona duration is 6 h 40 min  for the 515 miles (830 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Paris to Barcelona, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Barcelona do I arrive in?

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

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

What train companies offer a service between Paris and Barcelona?

For the journey from Paris to Barcelona you can take a train with Renfe-SNCF. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Paris to Barcelona on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I purchase a direct train from Paris to Barcelona?

Yes, there is 1 direct train a day to Barcelona from Paris. If you’re looking for a direct train from Paris to Barcelona, consider travelling with SNCFRenfe. 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.

How many train services are there between Paris and Barcelona a day?

The average number of trains departing Paris for Barcelona is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Paris to Barcelona? When is the last train from Paris to Barcelona?

You can take the first train from Paris to Barcelona at 09: 14   or take the last train from Paris to Barcelona leaving at 09: 14. Look for the latest Paris Barcelona train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

How early should I book train tickets from Paris 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 providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Paris to Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £169 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Barcelona a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Barcelona
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Barcelona.
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+33 184943635
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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+33 890640650
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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+33 892353535
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C