Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

Cheapest

$127

Average

$127

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 Lyon to Barcelona will cost around $ 127 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 127.

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02:35PMLyon Part Dieu4h57 07:32PMBarcelona Sants
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$1271One-way

Train schedule from Lyon to Barcelona

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02:35PMLyon Part Dieu4h57 07:32PMBarcelona Sants
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Tue
Jan 18
$127SNCFRenfe
$34BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Air Nostrum
Wed
Jan 19
$114SNCFRenfe
$96Eurolines Switzerland
$48Vueling
Thu
Jan 20
$114SNCFRenfe
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Air Nostrum
Fri
Jan 21
$114SNCFRenfe
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$68Vueling
Sat
Jan 22
$114SNCFRenfe
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air Nostrum
Sun
Jan 23
$133SNCFRenfe
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$44Vueling
Mon
Jan 24
$101SNCFRenfe
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$48Vueling
Tue
Jan 25
$101SNCFRenfe
$34BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Air Nostrum
Wed
Jan 26
$101SNCFRenfe
$29Flixbus
$48Vueling
Thu
Jan 27
$95SNCFRenfe
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Air Nostrum
Fri
Jan 28
$95SNCFRenfe
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Jan 29
$95SNCFRenfe
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Air Nostrum
Sun
Jan 30
$120SNCFRenfe
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$50easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
$75SNCFRenfe
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$40Vueling
Tue
Feb 1
$75SNCFRenfe
$39BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Air Nostrum
Wed
Feb 2
$68SNCFRenfe
$29Flixbus
$113Air Nostrum
Thu
Feb 3
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$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$47easyJet
Fri
Feb 4
$75SNCFRenfe
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$58easyJet
Sat
Feb 5
$75SNCFRenfe
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$169Air Nostrum
Sun
Feb 6
$75SNCFRenfe
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$44Vueling

Fastest train times from Lyon to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

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.

These direct trains cover the 531 km distance in an average of 4 h 57 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 57 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 57 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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02:35PMLyon Part Dieu4h57 07:32PMBarcelona Sants
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$1271One-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$122 (€101)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Lyon to Barcelona cover the 329 miles (530 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 57 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $114 (€94), but the average price of train tickets is $122 (€101). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

Am I allowed to travel by train from Lyon, France to Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 1/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Lyon before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Lyon, France from Barcelona, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Barcelona to Lyon is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Spain?

Reentry to France 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 tested. A positive test will result in mandatory 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/15/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Lyon from Barcelona here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lyon to Barcelona trains for as little as $114 (€94)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Lyon to Barcelona?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lyon to Barcelona train price to come in at an average of $122 (€101)  one way.

How far is it from Lyon to Barcelona by train?

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

How long is the train between Lyon and Barcelona?

On average the Lyon to Barcelona train travel time is 4 h 57 min  for the 329 miles (530 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Lyon goes to Barcelona? What train station do I come into Barcelona from Lyon?

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.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the train station to the city center in Barcelona.

Which train companies can get me from Lyon to Barcelona?

If you're looking for trains from Lyon to Barcelona, you can rely on Renfe-SNCF to get you to Barcelona. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Lyon to Barcelona journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Can I book a direct train from Lyon to Barcelona?

Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Lyon to Barcelona. You can look to travel with SNCFRenfe  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

How many trains are there between Lyon and Barcelona a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Lyon to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Lyon to Barcelona? When is the last train from Lyon to Barcelona?

You can take the earliest train from Lyon to Barcelona at 1: 35 PM   or take the last train from Lyon to Barcelona leaving at 1: 35 PM. Look for the latest Lyon to Barcelona train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Lyon to Barcelona to get the best deals?

You can find trains from Lyon to Barcelona to cost on average $122 (€101) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Lyon to Barcelona train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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