How to get from Barcelona to Paris

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from Barcelona to Paris

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

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To get from Barcelona to Paris on 19 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h55 10:15Paris Orly Airport
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06:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord17h05 23:05Paris
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19:15Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 21:05Paris Orly Airport
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09:45Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 11:35Paris Orly Airport
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07:15Barcelona El Prat Airport2h00 09:15Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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Travel Information from Barcelona to Paris

distanceDistance515 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£79 - £178
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £79 • 12 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £106 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or Renfe

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 515 miles from Barcelona to 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 £79. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Barcelona to Paris.

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

Travel to Paris 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 Barcelona to Paris.

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Paris, France is: Fully open.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Paris from Barcelona.

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from France?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 28/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Paris.

There are 4 travel options from Barcelona to Paris: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Paris is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £79 compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is about £28 less than a flight, which costs on average £106 for this trip.

A coach journey is usually £99 less than a journey to Paris by train, which costs on average £178 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Paris from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 12 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 39 min   on average.

The Barcelona to Paris distance is approximately 515 miles.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Paris is:

  • 10 coaches per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Paris:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers board their plane from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon.

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:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for coaches to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Barcelona to Paris tickets on Omio for £79.
  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Paris by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Barcelona to Paris tickets on Omio for £106.
  • Travel with Renfe to go to Paris by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe Barcelona to Paris tickets on Omio for £178.

Yes, there are direct services available from Barcelona to Paris with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find 10 direct coaches per day with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You'll find direct flights per day with Vueling, easyJet, Ryanair, Transavia France or Air France.
  • You can take a direct train with Renfe with 2 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Paris from Barcelona.

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!

Before travelling from Barcelona to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £79 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £106 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £178 one way for this route.

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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