How to travel from Paris to Barcelona

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from Paris to Barcelona

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

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The best way to travel from Paris to Barcelona is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
08:45AM15h00
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
11:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
451One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
08:45AM15h00
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
11:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
451One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Vueling
05:25PM1h40
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
07:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
1381One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Trenitalia
07:30AM12h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
07:34PMBarcelona Sants
1791One-way
1 transfer
Trenitalia
09:30AM10h04
Paris Gare de Lyon
07:34PMBarcelona Sants
1971One-way
1 transfer
Alsa
07:30AM13h59
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
09:29PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
531One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
07:30AM14h45
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
10:15PMBarcelona
531One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
08:30PM15h00
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
11:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
681One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
10:00AM1h55
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
11:55AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
1261One-way
0 transfers
GetJet Airlines
09:50PM1h45
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
11:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
1111One-way
0 transfers
easyJet
07:30AM1h50
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
09:20AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
1281One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Paris and Barcelona

distanceDistance830 km
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range€29 - €28
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €28 • 12 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €29 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling Airlines or Renfe

Travel 830 km by train, coach or flight from Paris to Barcelona. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling Airlines or Renfe among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, ferry, flight or train from Paris to Barcelona.

General Information about the journey 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.

Buses from Paris to Barcelona

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.

Trains from Paris to Barcelona

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.

Flights from Paris to Barcelona

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.

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Find the best route to Barcelona from Paris with Omio's travel partners Alsa, Renfe and BlaBlaCar Bus! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Renfe is Spain’s national travel operator offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travellers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of travel offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These travel types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter travel and Trenhotel night travel.

    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.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Barcelona from Paris and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Paris to Barcelona

        FAQs: Travel to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Barcelona.
        FAQs

        There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Barcelona: train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Paris is by taking a coach, which costs on average €28.

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Paris to Barcelona:

        A coach is less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Paris to Barcelona costing on average.

        Taking a coach costs €1 less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of €29.

        Taking a coach costs €21 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of €49.

        The quickest way to travel to Barcelona from Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Coach takes on average 12 h 10 min.

        Train takes on average 6 h 45 min.

        Barcelona is approximately 830 km away from Paris.

        The average frequency per day from Paris to Barcelona is:

        • 7 coaches per day.
        • 2 trains a day.

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

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

        • Coaches from Paris to Barcelona most often leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants.
        • Flights mostly leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and tend to arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
        • Trains mostly leave from Paris Gare du Nord and tend to arrive in Barcelona.

        The following travel companies offer services from Paris to Barcelona:

        • BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Movelia or Infobus can take you to Barcelona by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Alsa from Paris to Barcelona for €28.
        • Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Transavia France, easyJet, Air France, Air Europa, Iberia, Lufthansa, KLM, Luxair, Brussels Airlines, SWISS, Eurowings, Malta Air, Iberia Express, German Airways, Trade Air, Transavia Airlines, Norwegian Air, KLM Cityhopper, Air Serbia, Royal Air Maroc, Stobart Air or Austrian Airlines can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling Airlines from Paris to Barcelona for €29.
        • Travel with Renfe, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, Renfe-SNCF, Renfe AVE INT or SNCF | TGV INOUI for trains to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV INOUI Paris to Barcelona tickets on Omio for €49.

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

        • 7 direct coaches per day with BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa or FlixBus.
        • Direct trains with TGV INOUI with 2 direct trains per day.

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

        Omio customers who travel from Paris to Barcelona often also extend their holiday to go to Madrid, Valencia, Seville or Zaragoza. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.

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