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from Lyon to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Barcelona on 21 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:45Lyon Saint Exupery Airport1h15 14:00Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£671One-way
Cheapest
13:40Lyon, Gare Perrache9h45 23:25Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£171One-way
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10:30Lyon, Gare Perrache8h30 19:00Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£231One-way
08:45Lyon, Gare Perrache8h25 17:10Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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£231One-way
04:25Lyon, Gare Perrache9h55 14:20Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
1 changes
£171One-way

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Fri
21 Jan
£100SNCFRenfe
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
£57easyJet
Sat
22 Jan
£82SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£138Air Nostrum
Sun
23 Jan
£82SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£38Vueling
Mon
24 Jan
£68SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£38Vueling
Tue
25 Jan
£68SNCFRenfe
£21Flixbus
£81Air Nostrum
Wed
26 Jan
£58SNCFRenfe
£21Flixbus
£35Vueling
Thu
27 Jan
£63SNCFRenfe
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Air Nostrum
Fri
28 Jan
£77SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£52Vueling
Sat
29 Jan
£54SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Air Nostrum
Sun
30 Jan
£45SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£42easyJet
Mon
31 Jan
£45SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£31Vueling
Tue
1 Feb
£68SNCFRenfe
£24BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Air Nostrum
Wed
2 Feb
£49SNCFRenfe
£21Flixbus
£81Air Nostrum
Thu
3 Feb
£49SNCFRenfe
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£36easyJet
Fri
4 Feb
£45SNCFRenfe
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£38Vueling
Sat
5 Feb
£45SNCFRenfe
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
£168Air Nostrum
Sun
6 Feb
£45SNCFRenfe
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
7 Feb
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£13BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
8 Feb
£45SNCFRenfe
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Air Nostrum
Wed
9 Feb
£45SNCFRenfe
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£32easyJet

Travel Information between Lyon and Barcelona

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £17 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £17 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCFRenfe

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 329 miles (530 km) from Lyon to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Vueling, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCFRenfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Lyon to Barcelona.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Barcelona, Spain from Lyon, France?

International travel from Lyon, France to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022; 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 between Lyon and Barcelona.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Lyon, France from Barcelona, Spain?

Return travel to Lyon, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering 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

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Lyon, France was last verified on 19/01/2022. 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 Lyon from Barcelona.

What are my travel options from Lyon to Barcelona?

There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to Barcelona: flight, coach or train.

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

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Lyon to Barcelona, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A flight is generally £4 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £21 from Lyon to Barcelona.

A flight is generally £4 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £22 from Lyon to Barcelona.

What is the quickest way from Lyon to Barcelona?

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by coach can take on average 7 h 35 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 57 min   on average.

How many miles from Lyon to Barcelona would I travel?

The distance between Lyon and Barcelona is around 329 miles (530 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Barcelona is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Lyon to Barcelona?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers board their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lyon to Barcelona?

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

  • Travel with Vueling to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Lyon to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £17.
  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Barcelona by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Barcelona for £21.
  • SNCFRenfe can get you to Barcelona by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCFRenfe from Lyon to Barcelona for £22 on Omio.

Can I travel directly between Lyon and Barcelona?

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

  • You can find direct flights per day to Barcelona with Vueling or easyJet.
  • You can check for a direct coach to Barcelona with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland with direct coaches per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Barcelona with SNCFRenfe with 1 direct train per day.

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

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

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

How early should I buy Lyon to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £17 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £21 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £22 one way on average.

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