Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Dec 10

Cheapest

$138

Average

$138

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Lyon will cost around $ 138 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 138.

Cheapest
08:15AMBarcelona Sants5h05 01:20PMLyon Part Dieu
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$1381One-way

Train schedule from Barcelona to Lyon

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Thu
Dec 9
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$42BlaBlaCar Bus
$96easyJet
Fri
Dec 10
$138Renfe-SNCF
$42Flixbus
$66easyJet
Sat
Dec 11
$126Renfe-SNCF
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$28Vueling
Sun
Dec 12
$120Renfe-SNCF
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
$55Vueling
Mon
Dec 13
$113Renfe-SNCF
$35Flixbus
$51easyJet
Tue
Dec 14
$107Renfe-SNCF
$29Flixbus
$44easyJet
Wed
Dec 15
$113Renfe-SNCF
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$44easyJet
Thu
Dec 16
$101Renfe-SNCF
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$33easyJet
Fri
Dec 17
$132Renfe-SNCF
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
$24Vueling
Sat
Dec 18
$132Renfe-SNCF
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
$50Vueling
Sun
Dec 19
$132Renfe-SNCF
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
$46Vueling
Mon
Dec 20
$132Renfe-SNCF
$42BlaBlaCar Bus
$28Vueling
Tue
Dec 21
$113Renfe-SNCF
$48BlaBlaCar Bus
$36Vueling
Wed
Dec 22
$166Renfe-SNCF
$48BlaBlaCar Bus
$50Vueling
Thu
Dec 23
$166Renfe-SNCF
$60BlaBlaCar Bus
$60Vueling
Fri
Dec 24
$138Renfe-SNCF
$72BlaBlaCar Bus
$51easyJet
Sat
Dec 25
$80Renfe-SNCF
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$46Vueling
Sun
Dec 26
$126Renfe-SNCF
$48BlaBlaCar Bus
$46Vueling
Mon
Dec 27
$132Renfe-SNCF
$42BlaBlaCar Bus
$50Vueling
Tue
Dec 28
$126Renfe-SNCF
$42BlaBlaCar Bus
$50Vueling
Wed
Dec 29
$132Renfe-SNCF
$42BlaBlaCar Bus
$71Vueling

Fastest train times from Barcelona to Lyon

Showing times and prices for Dec 10

Fastest Journey

5 h 5 m

Average

5 h 5 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

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.

These direct trains cover the 531 km distance in an average of 5 h 5 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 5 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:15AMBarcelona Sants5h05 01:20PMLyon Part Dieu
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$1381One-way

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Lyon

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$126 (€105)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Lyon cover the 329 miles (530 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $126 (€105), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $107 (€89). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Lyon

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.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Lyon, France allowed?

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

Is international entry into Lyon from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 12/8/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from Lyon, France?

Return travel from France to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Barcelona from Lyon?

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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:

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

Last checked on 12/8/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Lyon.

How much does a cheap train to Lyon from Barcelona cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Barcelona to Lyon to cost as little as $107 (€89)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Barcelona to Lyon?

The train price between Barcelona and Lyon is on average $126 (€105)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How far is Barcelona to Lyon by train?

The Barcelona to Lyon train distance is approximately 329 miles (530 km).

How long is the train ride to Lyon from Barcelona?

The train time to Lyon from Barcelona is on average 5 h 5 min  for the 329 miles (530 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Barcelona and Lyon by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Barcelona to Lyon, which train station in Barcelona do I depart from and which train station in Lyon do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Lyon from Barcelona, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your trip can end in train stations such as Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

Where is the train station in Barcelona? Where is the train station in Lyon?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Lyon most often arrive at Lyon Part Dieu and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train providers offer a service to Lyon from Barcelona?

When taking a train from Barcelona to Lyon, you can count on Renfe-SNCF for the best way to get you to Lyon. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Barcelona and Lyon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Can I buy a direct train from Barcelona to Lyon?

Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Barcelona to Lyon, and you can find a direct train for this route with Renfe-SNCF  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many train services are there from Barcelona to Lyon a day?

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.

When can I take the first train from Barcelona to Lyon? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train departing from Barcelona to Lyon leaves at 7: 15 AM. The last train departing from Barcelona to Lyon leaves at 7: 15 AM. You can find the latest Barcelona to Lyon train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I purchase the Barcelona to Lyon train for the best deals on tickets?

The price of a one way train ticket from Barcelona to Lyon is on average $126 (€105) 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets between Barcelona and Lyon available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Lyon
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.
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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