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4 h 57 m
4 h 57 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||329 miles (530 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||$136 (€133)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Renfe-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.
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 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!
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:
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Travel between Lyon, France and Barcelona, Spain by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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