Barcelona to Lyon train

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Lyon

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Renfe AVE
06:15AMBarcelona5h05 11:20AMLyon
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Train schedule from Barcelona to Lyon

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Renfe AVE
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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Lyon

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Fastest Journey

5 h 5 m


5 h 5 m

Trains per day



531 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Barcelona for Lyon every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Renfe AVE
06:15AMBarcelona5h05 11:20AMLyon
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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Lyon

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$125 (€121)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe AVE or Renfe-SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Lyon cover the 329 miles (530 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 7 min with our travel partners like Renfe AVE or Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $103 (€100), but the average price of train tickets is $125 (€121). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Train companies: Renfe-SNCF and AVE from Barcelona to Lyon trains

Renfe-SNCF and AVE trains will get you between Barcelona and Lyon from $103 (€100). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


Enjoy a smooth and easy route to Lyon from Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF! As an official travel partner of Renfe-SNCF, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Renfe-SNCF, compare the best routes to Lyon from Barcelona as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Renfe-SNCF Barcelona to Lyon train ticket available today. If you search for Renfe-SNCF tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Barcelona to Lyon on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 329 miles (530 km) journey to Lyon from Barcelona with ease and comfort on a train with Renfe-SNCF.

Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Lyon train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 7 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

AVE trains to Lyon from Barcelona are available on Omio at just $103 (€100)! AVE are the high-speed trains from Renfe, the main Spanish railroad company that offers routes throughout the country and to France and Portugal. When you travel with a Renfe AVE train to Lyon from Barcelona, the distance is 329 miles (530 km). There are a multitude of AVE train times for the Barcelona to Lyon trip, which you can compare and book easily on Omio.

Renfe offers different types of AVE tickets that adapt to all budgets, such as Promo, Promo +, Flexible tickets for one-way or round-trip. You can also use the Renfe discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card when booking your Renfe AVE ticket on Omio.

All AVE trains have a restaurant, WiFi, bathrooms and onboard entertainment and offer a multitude of times throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. In addition, Renfe AVE trains are characterized as being the most popular, comfortable, punctual and one of the fastest trains in the world, reaching speeds around 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes. AVE connects the main Spanish cities in just a few hours.

  • Average Price: $103

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Lyon

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Lyon 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 Barcelona to Lyon.

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Lyon, France by train is: Unrestricted.

What is the status of international entry into France from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/29/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Barcelona and Lyon before traveling.

The restriction level for your return train to Barcelona, Spain from Lyon is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Barcelona from Lyon restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Lyon closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Barcelona to Lyon for the next 7 days starting from $103 (€100)  one way.
The train price to Lyon from Barcelona is on average $125 (€121)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 329 miles (530 km)  between Barcelona and Lyon by train.
While the time it takes to travel 329 miles (530 km) between Barcelona and Lyon can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Lyon train journey time is on average 5 h 7 min.

When taking a train from Barcelona, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When you arrive in Lyon, your train can arrive in train stations including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants   to Lyon Part Dieu.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel approximately 2 miles (3.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Lyon.

For the best Barcelona to Lyon train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe AVE or Renfe-SNCF. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Barcelona to Lyon to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Barcelona to Lyon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Barcelona to Lyon train departs at 6: 15 AM   and the last train from Barcelona to Lyon leaves at 6: 15 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Barcelona to Lyon on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Barcelona to Lyon is on average $125 (€121) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Barcelona to Lyon available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your trip to Lyon.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+34 934956020
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
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