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from Barcelona to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Paris on 27 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 08:50Paris Orly Airport
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£521One-way
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06:35Barcelona El Prat Airport2h00 08:35Paris Beauvais Tille Airport
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£501One-way
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16:05Barcelona El Prat Airport2h00 18:05Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£521One-way
19:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 21:10Paris Orly Airport
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£611One-way
14:50Barcelona El Prat Airport2h00 16:50Paris Orly Airport
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£551One-way

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Thu
27 Jan
£177Renfe
£21Flixbus
£50Ryanair
Fri
28 Jan
£165Renfe
£17Flixbus
£48Vueling
Sat
29 Jan
£138Renfe
£17Flixbus
£44Vueling
Sun
30 Jan
£138Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
31 Jan
£124Renfe
£17Flixbus
£39Vueling
Tue
1 Feb
£124Renfe
£43Alsa
£20Ryanair
Wed
2 Feb
£124Renfe
£17Flixbus
£13Ryanair
Thu
3 Feb
£86Renfe
£17Flixbus
£13Ryanair
Fri
4 Feb
£86Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£23Ryanair
Sat
5 Feb
£86Renfe
£25Alsa
£13Ryanair
Sun
6 Feb
£69Renfe
£25Alsa
£13Ryanair
Mon
7 Feb
£69Renfe
£30Alsa
£27Ryanair
Tue
8 Feb
£69Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£13Ryanair
Wed
9 Feb
£60Renfe
£25Alsa
£13Ryanair
Thu
10 Feb
£69Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£13Ryanair
Fri
11 Feb
£78Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£31Vueling
Sat
12 Feb
£69Renfe
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£31Vueling
Sun
13 Feb
£78Renfe
£25Alsa
£24Ryanair
Mon
14 Feb
£69Renfe
£33Flixbus
£24Vueling
Tue
15 Feb
£60Renfe
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£13Ryanair

Travel Information between Barcelona and Paris

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £13 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £13 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Ryanair or SNCFRenfe

Travel 515 miles (830 km) by coach, flight or train to Paris from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Alsa, Ryanair or SNCFRenfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Barcelona to Paris.

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General Information about the journey from Barcelona to Paris

Bus, train, and airline operators provide regular services to Paris from Barcelona each and every day of the week. Travelling by plane tends to be significantly faster than the other available modes of transport. Bus travel is generally the slowest option; however the cost of bus fares tends to be cheaper than flight and train fares. It's advisable to book in advance as seats often fill up fast.

Buses from Barcelona to Paris

There are several bus companies that operate frequent services between Paris and Barcelona including Eurolines, Linebus, iDbus and Megabus. Each company usually provides one or two trips every day. The journey by bus normally takes from around 13 hours and 55 minutes. The departure point is most commonly Barcelona Nord while the arrival point is Paris Gallieni bus station.

Trains from Barcelona to Paris

Train services are provided by SNCF and Renfe. Trains to Paris from Barcelona are usually direct and the duration of the journey is 6 hours and 15 minutes. There are also overnight services available which involve a change at either Perpignan or Toulouse. Trains depart from Barcelona Sants station and arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon. During the winter months there are usually two services per day while in the summer there are four per day.

Flights from Barcelona to Paris

Numerous airline operators provide flight services to Paris from Barcelona. These include Lufthansa, easy Jet, Vueling, Air France and Air Europa. Most flights serving this route depart from Barcelona Airport and arrive at either Orly International Airport or Charles de Gaulle Airport. Flight duration is from around 1 hour and 45 minutes and flights are usually direct. Flight services for this route operate once or twice an hour during the day.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Paris

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FAQs

Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Paris from Barcelona?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Paris, 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 Paris from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, 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 25/01/2022. 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 between Barcelona and Paris.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from Paris, France?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Paris, 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 Paris?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 25/01/2022. 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 Paris here.

How do I travel to Paris from Barcelona?

You can travel between Barcelona and Paris 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Paris?

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Paris is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £13 compared to other travel options to Paris:

A flight journey is usually £12 less than a journey to Paris by coach, which costs on average £25 for the same trip.

A flight journey is usually £8 less than a journey to Paris by train, which costs on average £22 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Barcelona to Paris?

The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Paris by coach can take on average 13 h 45 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 6 h 36 min.

How many miles are between Barcelona and Paris

The Barcelona to Paris distance is approximately 515 miles (830 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Barcelona to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Paris is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Barcelona and Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Barcelona to Paris?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights from Barcelona to Paris most often leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains from Barcelona to Paris most often leave from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Who can get me from Barcelona to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Alsa can take you to Paris by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Alsa from Barcelona to Paris for £25.
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Barcelona to Paris tickets on Omio for £13.
  • Travel with SNCFRenfe for trains to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCFRenfe Barcelona to Paris tickets on Omio for £22.

Is there a way to travel directly from Barcelona to Paris?

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Paris with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Paris with HOP! Vueling, Ryanair or Air France with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Paris with SNCFRenfe with around 2 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Barcelona to Paris?

Many of our customers travelling from Barcelona to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Barcelona and Paris trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase Barcelona to Paris tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £25 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £13 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £22 one way.

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