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from Barcelona to Lyon

You can get from Barcelona to Lyon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Lyon on 26 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30Barcelona El Prat Airport1h25 09:55Lyon Saint Exupery Airport
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£341One-way
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00:30Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h45 09:15Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£321One-way
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09:15Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h45 18:00Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£361One-way
11:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h20 19:20Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£451One-way
14:35Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h25 23:00Lyon, Gare Perrache
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£361One-way

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Mon
26 Jul
£105Renfe-SNCF
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£34Vueling
Tue
27 Jul
£95Renfe-SNCF
£23Flixbus
£34Vueling
Wed
28 Jul
£86Renfe-SNCF
£23Flixbus
£31Vueling
Thu
29 Jul
£86Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£31Vueling
Fri
30 Jul
£86Renfe-SNCF
£32Alsa
£34Vueling
Sat
31 Jul
£90Renfe-SNCF
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£58Vueling
Sun
1 Aug
£115Renfe-SNCF
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£38Vueling
Mon
2 Aug
£100Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£24Vueling
Tue
3 Aug
£76Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£27Vueling
Wed
4 Aug
£100Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£17Vueling
Thu
5 Aug
£100Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£42Vueling
Fri
6 Aug
£100Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£31Vueling
Sat
7 Aug
£100Renfe-SNCF
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£45Vueling
Sun
8 Aug
£95Renfe-SNCF
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£49Vueling
Mon
9 Aug
£90Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£27Vueling
Tue
10 Aug
£90Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£49Vueling
Wed
11 Aug
£90Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£42Vueling
Thu
12 Aug
£90Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£49Vueling
Fri
13 Aug
£90Renfe-SNCF
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£54Vueling
Sat
14 Aug
£95Renfe-SNCF
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£63Vueling

Travel Information from Barcelona to Lyon

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £61
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £54 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Renfe-SNCF

Travel 329 miles (530 km) by coach, flight or train from Barcelona to Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Lyon.

Travel Tips

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

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

Can travellers from Spain enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lyon from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lyon, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 24/07/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Barcelona to Lyon.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Barcelona, Spain from Lyon, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Lyon, France?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Lyon?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/07/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Lyon here.

How do I travel to Lyon from Barcelona?

There are 3 ways to get from Barcelona to Lyon: coach, flight or train.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Lyon?

The Barcelona to Lyon distance is approximately 329 miles (530 km).

When going from Barcelona to Lyon, where do I depart from Barcelona and where do I arrive in Lyon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barcelona to Lyon:

  • Coaches most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Lyon at Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Flights most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lyon at Lyon Part Dieu.
Which travel companies can take me from Barcelona to Lyon?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Lyon:

  • You can take a coach from Barcelona to Lyon with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for £17 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Barcelona to Lyon.
  • You can go to Lyon from Barcelona by plane with Vueling. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £54 with Vueling from Barcelona to Lyon on Omio.
  • You can go to Lyon from Barcelona by train with Renfe-SNCF. You'll see cheap train tickets for £61 with Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Lyon on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Lyon from Barcelona?
Many of our customers travelling from Barcelona to Lyon don't make Lyon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Geneva or Milan, either of which you could add to your Barcelona and Lyon trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lyon to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to Lyon from Barcelona online for the best deals?

When planning your trip to Lyon from Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £17 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £54 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £61 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Lyon from Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Lyon?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Lyon, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

A coach is about £37 less than a flight, which costs on average £54 for this route.

A coach is about £43 less than a train, which costs on average £61 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Lyon from Barcelona?

The fastest way to get to Lyon from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lyon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 8 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 5 min   on average.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Lyon
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
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Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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Barcelona Estació De França
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