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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 30 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 10:05Paris Orly Airport
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£791One-way
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06:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord15h15 21:15Paris
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£301One-way
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09:25Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 11:15Paris Orly Airport
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£791One-way
19:15Barcelona El Prat Airport1h55 21:10Paris Beauvais Tille Airport
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£821One-way
11:10Barcelona El Prat Airport1h50 13:00Paris Orly Airport
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£791One-way

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Wed
29 Sep
£221Renfe-SNCF
£54BlaBlaCar Bus
£55Ryanair
Thu
30 Sep
£221Renfe-SNCF
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£64easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£221Renfe-SNCF
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£73Ryanair
Sat
2 Oct
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£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£81easyJet
Sun
3 Oct
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£36Flixbus
£129Vueling
Mon
4 Oct
£184Renfe-SNCF
£27Flixbus
£112Iberia
Tue
5 Oct
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£26Alsa
£68Ryanair
Wed
6 Oct
£156Renfe-SNCF
£26Alsa
£47Ryanair
Thu
7 Oct
£156Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£154Transavia France
Fri
8 Oct
£156Renfe-SNCF
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£133Ryanair
Sat
9 Oct
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£26Alsa
£88Vueling
Sun
10 Oct
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£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£123Vueling
Mon
11 Oct
£119Renfe-SNCF
£18Flixbus
£73Vueling
Tue
12 Oct
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£26Alsa
£19Ryanair
Wed
13 Oct
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£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£15Ryanair
Thu
14 Oct
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£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£16Ryanair
Fri
15 Oct
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£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£16Ryanair
Sat
16 Oct
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£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£17Ryanair
Sun
17 Oct
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£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£32Transavia France
Mon
18 Oct
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£18Flixbus
£20Ryanair
Tue
19 Oct
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£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£16Ryanair

Travel Information to Paris from Barcelona

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £182
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 13 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £55 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia 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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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.

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

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Paris from Barcelona restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris, France from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

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.

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

The restriction level for your return to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Paris restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Barcelona from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

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.

What are my travel options from Barcelona to Paris?

There are 3 ways to travel between Barcelona and Paris including taking a flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Barcelona to Paris the cheapest way?

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.

What is the fastest way to Paris from Barcelona?

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.

How many miles are between Barcelona and Paris

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

How many services a day are there from Barcelona to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Paris is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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.

Where do I depart from Barcelona? Where do I arrive in Paris?

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

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

  • Travel with Transavia France to go to Paris by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Transavia France Barcelona to Paris tickets on Omio for £55.
  • Travel with Alsa to go to Paris by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Barcelona to Paris tickets on Omio for £24.
  • Renfe-SNCF can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Paris for £182 on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from Barcelona?
Looking to extend your trip from Barcelona to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Barcelona to Paris usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore London, Amsterdam or Brussels from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Paris from Barcelona online to get the best deals?

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:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £55 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £24 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £182 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.