Lyon to Barcelona train

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Cheapest

130

Average

130

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.

Renfe AVE
12:35PMLyon4h57 05:32PMBarcelona
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Train schedule from Lyon to Barcelona

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Fastest train times from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

4 h 57 m

Average

4 h 57 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

531 km

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

Renfe AVE
12:35PMLyon4h57 05:32PMBarcelona
0 transfers
1301One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Barcelona

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$136 (€133)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe-SNCF, Renfe AVE or TGV inOui

Trains from Lyon to Barcelona cover the 329 miles (530 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 57 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF, Renfe AVE or TGV inOui. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $130 (€127), but the average price of train tickets is $136 (€133). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

Find the best trains between Lyon and Barcelona with Omio's travel partners Renfe-SNCF and AVE from $130 (€127). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

AVE
Renfe-SNCF

AVE offers excellent high-speed train services in Spain, including the route between Lyon and Barcelona. Omio, as an official Renfe AVE partner, shows you AVE train schedules so you can choose the fastest and cheapest Lyon to Barcelona train ticket. The distance to Barcelona from Lyon on AVE is approximately 329 miles (530 km) and prices start as low as $130 (€127) on Omio.

Renfe AVE has a wide variety of ticket types with special offers such as Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets. If you are a regular Renfe customer, you can apply discount cards such as the Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card at Omio when purchasing an AVE ticket.

The AVE trains are the most popular from Renfe, with the most schedules throughout the day. Their trains offer a restaurant, WiFi, bathrooms, entertainment on board and, most importantly, the highest speed to reach your destination. As one of the fastest trains in the entire world, AVE trains reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes and connect the main Spanish cities in just a few hours. Reserve your AVE tickets with Omio today!

  • Average Price: $130

Are you making plans to travel to Barcelona from Lyon? Why not take a train with Renfe-SNCF? Omio can show you current Renfe-SNCF train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Lyon to Barcelona trains all in one place. On the Renfe-SNCF train, you can expect to travel 329 miles (530 km) from Lyon to Barcelona. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Barcelona from Lyon, you can quickly see if the Renfe-SNCF ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Renfe-SNCF train from Lyon to Barcelona, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Lyon to Barcelona train information with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 57 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

Train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 100 €
2 weeks earlier 73 €37%
3 weeks earlier 59 €69%
1 month before 60 €67%
2 months earlier 62 €61%
3 months earlier 59 €69%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Lyon - Barcelona. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Lyon - Barcelona 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 69% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Lyon - Barcelona with 2 months in advance you save up to about 61% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 69%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Lyon to Barcelona

Travel by train 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 Lyon to Barcelona.
FAQs

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

Can I enter Spain from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/26/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Lyon and Barcelona as this information can change.

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

Is my return train into Lyon from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 9/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Lyon and Barcelona for the next 7 days starting from $130 (€127)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $136 (€133)  for a train ticket to Barcelona from Lyon.
You should expect to travel around 329 miles (530 km)  from Lyon to Barcelona by train.
The Lyon to Barcelona train duration is on average 4 h 57 min, which is to be expected when traveling 329 miles (530 km) from Lyon to Barcelona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city center of Lyon.

The most popular arrival train station, Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center of Barcelona.

When taking a train from Lyon to Barcelona, you can count on Renfe-SNCF, Renfe AVE or TGV inOui for the best way to get you to Barcelona. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Lyon to Barcelona and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Lyon to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Lyon to Barcelona train departs at 12: 34 PM   and the last train from Lyon to Barcelona leaves at 12: 35 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Lyon to Barcelona on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $136 (€133) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Lyon to Barcelona a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Barcelona
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon 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 Lyon for your trip to Barcelona.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transit options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités

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