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from Paris to Barcelona

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

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

17:55Paris Orly Airport1h45 19:40Barcelona El Prat Airport
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20:30Paris15h05 11:35Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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21:55Paris Orly Airport1h45 23:40Barcelona El Prat Airport
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20:05Paris Orly Airport1h45 21:50Barcelona El Prat Airport
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16:40Paris Orly Airport1h45 18:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information from Paris to Barcelona

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£36 - £168
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • • 13 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia France, Flixbus or Renfe-SNCF

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 515 miles (830 km) to Barcelona from Paris. A coach is best for those looking to save money on this trip, with tickets costing about. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Transavia France, Flixbus or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Paris to Barcelona.

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General Information about the journey from Paris to Barcelona

It's possible to travel to Barcelona from Paris via bus, train or plane. Depending on the flight booked it is faster to travel by plane. The cost of flight fares tends​ to be cheaper for this route than train tickets. However, travelling by bus is usually the least expensive option. Frequent services are provided by bus, train, and flight operators each day of the week.

Buses from Paris to Barcelona

Bus companies that provide services to Barcelona from Paris, include iDbus, Linebus and Eurolines. In general, each company provides one or two services per day. The journey is usually direct, and takes from 13 hours and 55 minutes. Most buses depart from Paris Gallieni, and arrive at Barcelona Nord bus station.

Trains from Paris to Barcelona

Rail providers that operate services to Barcelona from Paris include TGV, Renfe, and SNCF. Trains are usually direct, and take from 6 hours and 15 minutes to reach their final destination. The departure point is Paris Gare de Lyon station, while the arrival point is Barcelona Sants. There are usually a couple of services per day during the winter season, and around four trains per day over the summer season. As well as high-speed​ direct trains, there are indirect overnight services available, which entail a change at either Toulouse or Perpignan.

Flights from Paris to Barcelona

There are a number of airlines that operate flights to Barcelona from Paris, including Vueling, easyJet, Air France, Ryanair, AirEuropa and Lufthansa. Most flights depart from either Charles de Gaulle or Orly International Airport, and arrive at Barcelona Airport. The majority of flights are non-stop, and take from 1 hour and 45 minutes. Flights are available from around 6 a.m until about 10 p.m, and there is usually one or two flight operating every hour throughout the day.

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Travel to Barcelona 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 Paris to Barcelona.
Does Spain have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Paris and Barcelona?

Travel between Paris, France and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travellers from France enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Barcelona from Paris?

Conditions of entry 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Barcelona, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 20/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Paris and Barcelona.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Paris, France from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is my journey back to Paris from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 19/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Paris to Barcelona?

You can travel between Paris and Barcelona 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Barcelona?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Barcelona, which costs on average.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A coach is £103 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Barcelona costing on average £138.

A coach journey is usually £132 less than a journey to Barcelona by train, which costs on average £168 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Paris to Barcelona?

The fastest way from Paris to Barcelona is by travel with an average journey time of NaN h NaN min.

Other travel options between Paris and Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by flight can take you on average 1 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by coach can take on average 13 h 35 min.

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 6 h 41 min.

How many miles from Paris to Barcelona would I travel?

The distance between Paris and Barcelona is around 515 miles (830 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Barcelona is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

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

  • Flights from Paris to Barcelona most often leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona Sants.
Who can get me from Paris to Barcelona?

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

  • You can take a flight from Paris to Barcelona with Transavia France. Cheap tickets can be found for £138 with Transavia France from Paris to Barcelona.
  • You can go to Barcelona from Paris by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £36 with Flixbus from Paris to Barcelona on Omio.
  • You can travel between Paris and Barcelona by train with Renfe-SNCF. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £168 with Renfe-SNCF from Paris to Barcelona.
Where should I go next after I travel from Paris to Barcelona?
Your journey from Paris to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Madrid, Valencia or Sevilla to your Paris to Barcelona trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Paris to Barcelona online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £138 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £36 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £168 one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gare Paris Bercy
Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse