The cheapest trains from Barcelona to Paris

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Cheapest

$304

Average

$304

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 Paris will cost around $ 304 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 304.

Cheapest
10:05AMBarcelona Sants6h45 04:50PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$3041One-way

Timetable Barcelona to Paris

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10:05AMBarcelona Sants6h45 04:50PMParis Gare de Lyon
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Tue
Sep 28
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$123Alsa
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Wed
Sep 29
$304Renfe-SNCF
$62BlaBlaCar Bus
$65Ryanair
Thu
Sep 30
$304Renfe-SNCF
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$88easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$253Renfe-SNCF
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$101Ryanair
Sat
Oct 2
$253Renfe-SNCF
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$111easyJet
Sun
Oct 3
$234Renfe-SNCF
$50Flixbus
$173Transavia France
Mon
Oct 4
$253Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$145Iberia
Tue
Oct 5
$215Renfe-SNCF
$36Alsa
$83Ryanair
Wed
Oct 6
$215Renfe-SNCF
$36Alsa
$65Ryanair
Thu
Oct 7
$215Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$183Ryanair
Fri
Oct 8
$215Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$183Ryanair
Sat
Oct 9
$234Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$121Vueling
Sun
Oct 10
$196Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Oct 11
$164Renfe-SNCF
$25Flixbus
$94Ryanair
Tue
Oct 12
$196Renfe-SNCF
$36Alsa
$25Ryanair
Wed
Oct 13
$177Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$20Ryanair
Thu
Oct 14
$177Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$22Ryanair
Fri
Oct 15
$177Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$22Ryanair
Sat
Oct 16
$177Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$23Ryanair
Sun
Oct 17
$151Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$44Transavia France
Mon
Oct 18
$177Renfe-SNCF
$25Flixbus
$23Ryanair

The fastest trains from Barcelona to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

6 h 45 m

Average

6 h 45 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

830 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Barcelona for Paris 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 830 km distance in an average of 6 h 45 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 45 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 45 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.

Fastest
10:05AMBarcelona Sants6h45 04:50PMParis Gare de Lyon
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$3041One-way

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Train Information from Barcelona to Paris

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$272 (€219)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Paris cover the 515 miles (830 km) long route taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $234 (€189), but the average price of train tickets is $272 (€219). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Trains from Barcelona to Paris

Trains in Europe are a convenient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. All trains traveling from Barcelona to Paris are operated by a cooperation of Renfe and SNCF, with 2 trains usually making the journey every day. All Barcelona to Paris trains are direct. Trains take approximately 6½ hours to arrive in Paris. The first train of the day departs Barcelona at 9:25 a.m. while the last leaves at 1:20 p.m. All Barcelona to Paris trains depart from Barcelona Sants train station and arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon.

Barcelona to Paris Trains: General Information

Travelers in Europe can offset some of the cost of Renfe/SNCF train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • All Barcelona to Paris trains are run by a cooperation of Renfe and SNCF.
  • All Barcelona to Paris trains are direct, depart from Barcelona Sants train station and arrive at Paris' Gare de Lyon.
  • The Barcelona to Paris train journey takes as little as 6 hours and 25 minutes to arrive in Paris.
  • Most travelers book their Barcelona to Paris train tickets 1 day ahead of the travel date.

Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Renfe Barcelona to Paris trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 21% cheaper on average to book a Barcelona to Paris train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Barcelona to Paris train costs are 59% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Barcelona

Trains to Paris depart from Barcelona Sants Station in the Sants district located in the western part of Barcelona. It's a major transport hub for the city and the center for the Rodalies de Catalunya - the local suburban and regional railways service. Passengers can also reach the station by local buses which stop outside the station or long-distance services which terminate at the adjacent bus station. Barcelona Sants is also served by Barcelona's metro system with L5 of the Blue Line and L3 of the Green Line stopping there.

Getting into Paris by Train

Home to landmarks famous the world over such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and Notre Dame cathedral, Paris exudes romance like few other cities on earth. As the world center of art, fashion, gastronomy, and cafe culture, Paris is a blend of stately boulevards, grand monuments, and intimate quarters each with its own charm and character. Trains from Barcelona to Paris arrive the Gare de Lyon Station. Located on the north bank of the Seine, the station is very convenient for onward travel by public transport. It serves metro lines 1, 5 and 14 and is well connected with bus routes from all over the city and beyond. These include numerous bus routes knows as Noctiliens which run through the night.

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Trains from Barcelona to Paris
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Barcelona, Spain to Paris, France?

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

Can I enter France from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Paris from Barcelona as this information can change.

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

Return travel from France to Spain is: Partially open.

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

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 Paris?

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 9/27/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Paris.

How much do cheap trains to Paris from Barcelona cost?
Train tickets to Paris from Barcelona for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $234 (€189)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Paris from Barcelona?
The Barcelona to Paris train ticket price is on average $272 (€219)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is Paris from Barcelona by train?
The train distance from Barcelona to Paris is around 515 miles (830 km).
What is the Barcelona to Paris train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 515 miles (830 km) between Barcelona and Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Paris train journey time is on average 6 h 45 min.
When traveling by train from Barcelona to Paris, which train station in Barcelona do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Barcelona to Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your route can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Barcelona to go to Paris? Where is the train station in Paris located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Barcelona Sants, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Barcelona. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.

What train companies go from Barcelona to Paris?
For the best Barcelona to Paris train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe-SNCF. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Paris from Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct train from Barcelona to Paris?
Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day from Barcelona to Paris. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Renfe-SNCF. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many train services are there between Barcelona and Paris a day?
The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Paris is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Barcelona to Paris? What time is the last train from Barcelona to Paris?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Barcelona at 8: 05 AM. The last train leaves from Barcelona at 8: 05 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Barcelona to Paris and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Barcelona to Paris to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets from Barcelona to Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $272 (€219) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Barcelona to Paris a few months in advance.