How to travel from Barcelona to Paris

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from Barcelona to Paris

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

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To get from Barcelona to Paris on Jan 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h00 09:00AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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08:00AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord14h00 10:00PMParis
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09:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h10 12:00PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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10:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h55 11:55AMParis Orly Airport
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02:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h00 04:55PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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Travel Information from Barcelona to Paris

distanceDistance830 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range€21 - €150
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • €21 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €21 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Ryanair or Renfe

Travel 830 km by coach, ferry, flight or train between Barcelona and Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as €21. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Ryanair or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Barcelona to Paris.

General Information about the journey from Barcelona to Paris

Bus, train, and airline operators provide regular services to Paris from Barcelona each and every day of the week. Travelling by plane tends to be significantly faster than the other available modes of transport. Bus travel is generally the slowest option; however the cost of bus fares tends to be cheaper than flight and train fares. It's advisable to book in advance as seats often fill up fast.

Buses from Barcelona to Paris

There are several bus companies that operate frequent services between Paris and Barcelona including Eurolines, Linebus, iDbus and Megabus. Each company usually provides one or two trips every day. The journey by bus normally takes from around 13 hours and 55 minutes. The departure point is most commonly Barcelona Nord while the arrival point is Paris Gallieni bus station.

Trains from Barcelona to Paris

Train services are provided by SNCF and Renfe. Trains to Paris from Barcelona are usually direct and the duration of the journey is 6 hours and 15 minutes. There are also overnight services available which involve a change at either Perpignan or Toulouse. Trains depart from Barcelona Sants station and arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon. During the winter months there are usually two services per day while in the summer there are four per day.

Flights from Barcelona to Paris

Numerous airline operators provide flight services to Paris from Barcelona. These include Lufthansa, easy Jet, Vueling, Air France and Air Europa. Most flights serving this route depart from Barcelona Airport and arrive at either Orly International Airport or Charles de Gaulle Airport. Flight duration is from around 1 hour and 45 minutes and flights are usually direct. Flight services for this route operate once or twice an hour during the day.

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FAQs

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Paris, France is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23; 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 to Paris from Barcelona.

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 1/9/23. 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 Barcelona from Paris.

You can travel between Barcelona and Paris 4 different ways: coach, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Paris is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around €21 compared to other travel options to Paris:

A flight is generally €129 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average €150 from Barcelona to Paris.

A flight journey is usually €18 less than a journey to Paris by train, which costs on average €39 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Paris from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 12 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 36 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 830 km from Barcelona to Paris.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Paris is:

  • 5 coaches per day.
  • 1 train a day.

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights mostly leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Paris by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Barcelona to Paris for €150 on Omio.
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Barcelona to Paris tickets on Omio for €21.
  • Renfe can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe from Barcelona to Paris for €39 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available to Paris from Barcelona with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus or Alsa with 5 direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling, easyJet, Ryanair, Transavia France or Air France with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find 1 direct train per day with Renfe.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Paris from Barcelona.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Paris often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Barcelona to Paris, 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 €150 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is €21 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average €39 one way for this trip.

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

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