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Train Information from Lyon to Barcelona

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$138 (€111)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF

Trains from Lyon to Barcelona cover the 329 miles (530 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $117 (€94), but the average price of train tickets is $138 (€111). 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 9/21/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Lyon and Barcelona before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Lyon, France from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is my return train 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 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: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains between Lyon and Barcelona cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Lyon and Barcelona for as low as $117 (€94)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Lyon to Barcelona?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lyon to Barcelona train to cost on average $138 (€111)  one way.
How far is Barcelona from Lyon by train?
The distance to Barcelona from Lyon by train is approximately 329 miles (530 km).
What is the Lyon to Barcelona train travel time?
On average the Lyon to Barcelona train travel time is 5 h 5 min  for the 329 miles (530 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Lyon and arrival train station in Barcelona?

There are a few train stations in Lyon to start your trip from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu Gare routière. In Barcelona you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

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

Where is the departure train station in Lyon located? Where is the arrival train station in Barcelona located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Barcelona.

What train companies go from Lyon to Barcelona?
For the route from Lyon to Barcelona you can take a train with Renfe-SNCF. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Lyon and Barcelona on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I find a direct train from Lyon to Barcelona?
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.
What time is the earliest train from Lyon to Barcelona? What time is the last train from Lyon to Barcelona?
You can take the earliest train from Lyon to Barcelona at 12: 28 PM   or take the last train from Lyon to Barcelona leaving at 12: 28 PM. Look for the latest Lyon to Barcelona train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Lyon to Barcelona to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Lyon to Barcelona is on average $138 (€111) if you buy 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Barcelona
Lyon Part Dieu
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