The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 41 m
6 h 45 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Barcelona for Paris every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||6 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||€266 (€266)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Renfe or Renfe-SNCF|
Trains from Barcelona to Paris cover the 830 km long route taking on average 6 h 47 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as €245, but the average price of train tickets is €266. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
For as little as €245 you can travel by train to Paris from Barcelona with Renfe and Renfe-SNCF. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
Renfe is Spain’s national train provider operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travellers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Barcelona to Paris trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.
One of the best ways to travel to Paris from Barcelona is by taking a train with Renfe-SNCF. Omio helps you find the ideal Renfe-SNCF train between Barcelona and Paris by showing you Renfe-SNCF current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Barcelona to Paris route. You can expect to travel 515 miles (830 km) to Paris from Barcelona on a train with Renfe-SNCF. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Barcelona and Paris, you can check straight away if the Renfe-SNCF ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Renfe-SNCF train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Paris from Barcelona!
Barcelona to Paris train information with Renfe-SNCF:
Passengers can travel the 1037 kilometres from Barcelona to Paris in high-speed comfort on direct AVE TGV Duplex double-decker trains which ply the route in just 6 hours and 20 minutes. Trains depart from Barcelona Sants and call at Girona, Figueres Vilafant, Perpignan, Montpelier St Roche, before terminating at Paris Gare de Lyon. Two services run daily, increasing to 4 in the summer. AVE also offer overnight trains departing from Barcelona Sants in the evening and arriving at Paris Austerlitz the following morning.
Trains to Paris depart from Barcelona Sants Station in the Sants district located in the western part of the Catalonian capital. It's a major transport hub for the city and the centre for the Rodalies de Catalunya - the local suburban and regional railways services. Passengers can also reach the station by local buses which stop outside the station or long-distance services which terminate at the adjacent bus station. Barcelona Sants is also served by Barcelona's metro system with L5 of the Blue Line and L3 of the Green Line stopping there.
Home to landmarks famous the world over such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and Notre Dame cathedral, the French capital exudes romance like few other cities on earth. As the world centre of art, fashion, gastronomy and cafe culture, Paris is a blend of stately boulevards, grand monuments, and intimate quarters each with its own charm and character. Trains from Barcelona to Paris arrive the Gare de Lyon Station. Located on the north bank of the Seine, the station is very convenient for onward travel by public transport. It's served by lines 1, 5 and 14 of the Metro system and well connected with bus routes from all over the city and beyond. These include numerous bus routes knows as Noctiliens which run through the night.
Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Paris, France by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Barcelona and Paris before travelling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Barcelona is: Fully open
Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 7/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Paris to Barcelona train here.
Some of the Barcelona train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre.
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