You can get from Barcelona to Paris by train, bus or flight.
To get from Barcelona to Paris on 30 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||515 miles (830 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£24 - £182|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £24 • 13 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £55 • 1 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Transavia France, Alsa or Renfe-SNCF|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 515 miles (830 km) between Barcelona and Paris. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Transavia France, Alsa or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Paris.
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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.
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.
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.
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 from Barcelona, Spain to Paris, France is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 26/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Paris from Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Partially open.
Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of reentry into Spain:
You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 27/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Paris closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 ways to travel between Barcelona and Paris including taking a flight, coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Paris, which costs on average £24.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:
A coach is generally £31 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £55 from Barcelona to Paris.
A coach is about £158 less than a train, which costs on average £182 for this trip.
The fastest way from Barcelona to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 50 min.
Other travel options between Barcelona and Paris can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Paris by coach can take on average 13 h 45 min.
In comparison, getting to Paris by train can take on average 6 h 45 min.
The Barcelona to Paris distance is approximately 515 miles (830 km).
The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Paris is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Barcelona and Paris as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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:
Before travelling from Barcelona to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Barcelona to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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