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

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To get from Barcelona to Paris on May 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 10:05PMParis Orly Airport
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1011One-way
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09:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord14h05 11:35AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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561One-way
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06:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 08:30AMParis Orly Airport
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08:05AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 09:55AMParis Orly Airport
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07:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 09:05PMParis Orly Airport
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Tue
May 24
245Renfe
50Flixbus
90Vueling
Wed
May 25
245Renfe
70Flixbus
70Vueling
Thu
May 26
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60BlaBlaCar Bus
80Vueling
Fri
May 27
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70BlaBlaCar Bus
130Vueling
Sat
May 28
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102Alsa
205Lufthansa
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May 29
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79Alsa
210Vueling
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May 30
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69Alsa
187Transavia France
Tue
May 31
204Renfe
44Flixbus
110Eurowings
Wed
Jun 1
173Renfe
40Flixbus
90Vueling
Thu
Jun 2
173Renfe
30Flixbus
61Ryanair
Fri
Jun 3
204Renfe
59BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Jun 4
189Renfe
40Flixbus
52Ryanair
Sun
Jun 5
204Renfe
85BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Jun 6
265Renfe
49Alsa
128Ryanair
Tue
Jun 7
189Renfe
40Flixbus
57Ryanair
Wed
Jun 8
173Renfe
30Flixbus
61Ryanair
Thu
Jun 9
158Renfe
30Flixbus
49Ryanair
Fri
Jun 10
158Renfe
30Flixbus
58Ryanair
Sat
Jun 11
173Renfe
30Flixbus
50Ryanair
Sun
Jun 12
225Renfe
34BlaBlaCar Bus
104Ryanair

Travel Information to Paris from Barcelona

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€13 - €142
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • €13 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €13 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Ryanair or Renfe

Travel 515 miles (830 km) by coach, flight or train to Paris from Barcelona. 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 €13. 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

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Paris, France if I’m coming from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Can travellers from Spain enter France?

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

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

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 5/22/22. 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 to Paris from Barcelona.

Are there restrictions on reentering Spain from Paris, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Paris restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 5/23/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel to Paris from Barcelona?

There are 3 ways to travel between Barcelona and Paris including taking a coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Barcelona to Paris the cheapest way?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Paris, which costs on average €13.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A flight is generally €7 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average €20 from Barcelona to Paris.

A flight is €129 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Paris costing on average €142.

What is the quickest way from Barcelona to Paris?

The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 13 h 45 min   on average.

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

How far is Paris from Barcelona?

Paris is approximately 515 miles (830 km) away from Barcelona.

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

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Paris is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Barcelona to Paris?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Barcelona to Paris depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers take a flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Barcelona to Paris depart from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon.

Which travel operators can get me from Barcelona to Paris?

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 €20 on Omio.
  • Ryanair can get you to Paris by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Barcelona to Paris for €13 on Omio.
  • Renfe can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Renfe from Barcelona to Paris for €142 on Omio.

Can I travel directly from Barcelona to Paris?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can take a direct flight 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 from Barcelona to Paris.

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

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

How far in advance should I book tickets from Barcelona to Paris online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost €20 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average €13 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average €142 one way.

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

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