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from Barcelona to Perpignan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Perpignan on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord2h45 11:00Perpignan, L'Hotel Paris Barcelone
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08:15Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord2h45 11:00Perpignan, L'Hotel Paris Barcelone
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07:30Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord2h30 10:00Perpignan, L'Hotel Paris Barcelone
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16:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord2h15 18:15Perpignan, L'Hotel Paris Barcelone
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09:15Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord2h30 11:45Perpignan, L'Hotel Paris Barcelone
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Travel Information between Barcelona and Perpignan

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £36
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £36 • 1 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Renfe-SNCF

Take a coach or train to travel 97 miles (157 km) between Barcelona and Perpignan. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Barcelona to Perpignan.

Travel Tips

Travel from Barcelona to Perpignan
Travel to Perpignan 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 Perpignan.
Is cross-border travel to Perpignan, France from Barcelona, Spain currently allowed?

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

Is international entry into Perpignan 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 Perpignan, France from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Perpignan, 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 26/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Barcelona and Perpignan closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Spain from Perpignan, France?

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

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

  • 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

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 26/10/2021. 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 Perpignan here.

What are my travel options from Barcelona to Perpignan?

There are 2 travel options from Barcelona to Perpignan: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Barcelona to Perpignan?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Perpignan. Tickets for a coach cost on average £8.

This is compared to other travel options to Perpignan:

A coach is £28 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Perpignan costing on average £36.

What is the fastest way to Perpignan from Barcelona?

The fastest way to get to Perpignan from Barcelona is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 21 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 25 min   of travel time.

How far is Perpignan from Barcelona?

Perpignan is approximately 97 miles (157 km) away from Barcelona.

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

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Perpignan is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Perpignan from Barcelona as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and tend to arrive in Perpignan, Gare Routière.
  • Trains mostly leave from Barcelona Sants and tend to arrive in Perpignan.
Which travel operators can get me from Barcelona to Perpignan?

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

  • You can take a coach from Barcelona to Perpignan with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for £8 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Barcelona to Perpignan.
  • You can go to Perpignan from Barcelona by train with Renfe-SNCF. You'll see cheap train tickets for £36 with Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Perpignan on Omio.
Is there a direct service to Perpignan from Barcelona?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Perpignan with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar Bus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Perpignan with Renfe-SNCF with 2 direct trains per day.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Perpignan from Barcelona ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Perpignan often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Montpellier or Toulouse. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Perpignan itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Perpignan and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Perpignan from Barcelona online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Barcelona to Perpignan, 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 coach ticket is £8 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £36 one way.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Perpignan tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.