You can get from Paris to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Barcelona on 21 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||515 miles (830 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£14 - £30|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • £14 • 1 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £14 • 1 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||Alsa, Ryanair or SNCFRenfe|
Travel 515 miles (830 km) by coach, flight or train to Barcelona from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Alsa, Ryanair or SNCFRenfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Barcelona.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel between Paris, France and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry into Spain:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 20/01/2022. 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 from Paris to Barcelona.
The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Spain is: Partially open.
Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 19/01/2022. 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 Paris from Barcelona here.
You can travel from Paris to Barcelona 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.
A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Barcelona, which costs on average £14.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:
A flight is £16 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Paris to Barcelona costing on average £30.
A flight journey is usually £8 less than a journey to Barcelona by train, which costs on average £22 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.
There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h 55 min of travel time.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 40 min of travel time.
The distance between Paris and Barcelona is around 515 miles (830 km).
The average frequency per day from Paris to Barcelona is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Paris to Barcelona as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Paris to Barcelona:
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Yes, there are direct services available between Paris and Barcelona with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Barcelona from Paris.
When planning your trip between Paris and Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
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.
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