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

Fri, 01 Jul
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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

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Cheapest

£265

Average

£265

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.

Cheapest
15:12Paris Gare de Lyon6h42 21:54Barcelona Sants
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£2651One-way

Train schedule Paris to Barcelona

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15:12Paris Gare de Lyon6h42 21:54Barcelona Sants
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Fastest train times from Paris to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

6 h 42 m

Average

6 h 42 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.

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15:12Paris Gare de Lyon6h42 21:54Barcelona Sants
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£2651One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Barcelona

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£209 (€232)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF, Renfe or TGV inOui

Trains from Paris to Barcelona cover the 515 miles (830 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 42 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF, Renfe or TGV inOui. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £209, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £169. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train providers: Renfe-SNCF and Renfe trains Paris to Barcelona

Travel between Paris and Barcelona from £169 with Omio’s train partners Renfe-SNCF and Renfe! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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Renfe-SNCF

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.

  • Average Price: £169

Renfe-SNCF tickets from Paris to Barcelona are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with Renfe-SNCF between Paris and 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 515 miles (830 km) route. 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 Paris to Barcelona routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Renfe-SNCF Paris 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!

Train information from Paris to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 42 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

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

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

What is the status of international entry into Spain from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

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

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Barcelona before travelling.

Return travel from Spain to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Barcelona?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 29/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Barcelona.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Paris to Barcelona to cost as little as £169  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Barcelona train price to come in at an average of £209  one way.
You should expect to travel around 515 miles (830 km)  to Barcelona from Paris by train.
On average the train from Paris to Barcelona duration is 6 h 42 min  for the 515 miles (830 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Paris, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon   to Barcelona Sants.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Paris. 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.

If you're looking for trains from Paris to Barcelona, you can rely on Renfe-SNCF, Renfe or TGV inOui to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Paris to Barcelona trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Paris for Barcelona is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Paris to Barcelona leaves at 08: 10   and the last train for this leaves at 13: 12. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to Barcelona timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
You can find a train to Barcelona from Paris to cost on average £209 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Paris to Barcelona train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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