How to get from Paris to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Paris to Barcelona is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Available travel modes||Coach|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus|
Take a coach to travel 830 km between Paris and Barcelona. BlaBlaCar Bus is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct coach 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.
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.
You can travel by train, coach or flight for as low as €29 (€29). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
You can travel to Barcelona from Paris by coach.
The fastest way to travel between Paris and Barcelona is by train, which requires on average 6 h 55 min of travel time.
Barcelona is approximately 830 km away from Paris.
The average frequency per day from Paris to Barcelona is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Paris and Barcelona as scheduled services by coach can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Barcelona:
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Yes, there is a direct service from Paris to Barcelona:
Direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
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