Trains from Paris to Barcelona

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The cheapest trains

from Paris
to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

$209

Average

$271

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Barcelona will cost around $ 271 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 209.

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16:07Paris Gare de Lyon6h3722:44Barcelona Sants
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$2091One-way
2nd Cheapest
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14:07Paris Gare de Lyon6h2720:34Barcelona Sants
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$2461One-way
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10:07Paris Gare de Lyon6h2716:34Barcelona Sants
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$3581One-way

Train Times

Paris to Barcelona

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10:07Paris Gare de Lyon6h2716:34Barcelona Sants
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14:07Paris Gare de Lyon6h2720:34Barcelona Sants
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16:07Paris Gare de Lyon6h3722:44Barcelona Sants
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Fri
Jul 19
Find prices
$131Flixbus
$188Vueling
Sat
Jul 20
$199Renfe-SNCF
$93Eurolines Switzerland
$135Vueling
Sun
Jul 21
$217Renfe-SNCF
$81Eurolines Switzerland
$172Vueling
Mon
Jul 22
$217Renfe-SNCF
$70Eurolines Switzerland
$112Vueling
Tue
Jul 23
$199Renfe-SNCF
$53Eurolines Switzerland
$100Vueling
Wed
Jul 24
$164Renfe-SNCF
$53Ouibus
$97Ryanair
Thu
Jul 25
$164Renfe-SNCF
$53Eurolines Switzerland
$97Ryanair
Fri
Jul 26
$181Renfe-SNCF
$58Eurolines Switzerland
$135Vueling
Sat
Jul 27
$181Renfe-SNCF
$58Flixbus
$124Vueling
Sun
Jul 28
$181Renfe-SNCF
$58Eurolines Switzerland
$142easyJet
Mon
Jul 29
$164Renfe-SNCF
$58Eurolines Switzerland
$97Ryanair
Tue
Jul 30
$164Renfe-SNCF
$53Eurolines Switzerland
$88Vueling
Wed
Jul 31
$152Renfe-SNCF
$58Eurolines Switzerland
$100Vueling
Thu
Aug 1
$164Renfe-SNCF
$81Eurolines Switzerland
$125easyJet
Fri
Aug 2
$217Renfe-SNCF
$81Eurolines Switzerland
$117Ryanair
Sat
Aug 3
$234Renfe-SNCF
$80Bla Bla Bus
$135Vueling
Sun
Aug 4
$199Renfe-SNCF
$70Eurolines Switzerland
$159easyJet
Mon
Aug 5
$164Renfe-SNCF
$68Bla Bla Bus
$106Vueling
Tue
Aug 6
$128Renfe-SNCF
$58Eurolines Switzerland
$73Ryanair
Wed
Aug 7
$164Renfe-SNCF
$53Eurolines Switzerland
$73Ryanair
Thu
Aug 8
$140Renfe-SNCF
$41Flixbus
$117easyJet

The fastest trains

from Paris
to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

6h 27m

Average

6h 30m

Trains per day

3

Distance

830 km

Of the 3 train that leave Paris for Barcelona every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 830 km distance in an average of 6h 30m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 6h 27m .

The slowest train will take 6h 37m 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
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14:07Paris Gare de Lyon6h2720:34Barcelona Sants
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$2461One-way
Fastest
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10:07Paris Gare de Lyon6h2716:34Barcelona Sants
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$3581One-way
2nd Fastest
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16:07Paris Gare de Lyon6h3722:44Barcelona Sants
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$2091One-way

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Journey Summary

Paris to Barcelona Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
6 hours 28 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $136
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Barcelona
Distance:830 km
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe-SNCF

Trains from Paris to Barcelona

Trains in Europe are an effective way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. All trains traveling from Paris to Barcelona are operated by a cooperation of Renfe and SNCF, with 2 trains usually making the journey every day. All Paris to Barcelona trains are direct and take approximately 6½ hours to arrive in Barcelona. The first train of the day departs Paris at 10:07 a.m. while the last leaves at 2:07 p.m. All Paris to Barcelona trains depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive at Barcelona Sants train station.

Paris to Barcelona Train Cost

Average prices for SNCF/Renfe trains from Paris to Barcelona when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€169

1 Day in Advance

€169

1 Week in Advance

€119

2 Weeks in Advance

€69

1 Month in Advance

€69

3 Months in Advance

€69

Paris to Barcelona Trains: General Information


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

  • autobus All Paris to Barcelona trains are run by a cooperation of Renfe and SNCF.
  • autobus All Paris to Barcelona trains are direct, depart from Paris' Gare de Lyon train station and arrive at Barcelona Sants train station.
  • autobus The Paris to Barcelona train journey takes as little as 6 hours and 19 minutes to arrive in Barcelona.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Paris to Barcelona 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 Paris to Barcelona trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 30% cheaper to book a Renfe train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Paris to Barcelona train costs are 59% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Train from Paris to Barcelona: FAQ

  • How long does it take to get from Paris to Barcelona by train? The train from Paris to Barcelona is direct and takes 6 hours and 30 minutes to arrive in the Spanish city.
  • How much does it cost to get from Paris to Barcelona by train? The train from Paris to Barcelona usually costs €112 when booked in advance.
  • What station do trains from Paris to Barcelona depart from? The train from Paris to Barcelona departs from Paris’ Gare de Lyon train station.
  • What station do trains from Paris to Barcelona arrive into? The train from Paris to Barcelona arrives at Barcelona Sants train station.
  • How many trains are there from Paris to Barcelona a day? There are usually two trains running between Paris and Barcelona per day. All Paris to Barcelona trains are direct and take approximately 6 hours and 30 minutes to arrive in Barcelona. The first train from Paris to Barcelona departs at 10:07 a.m and the last train departs at 2:07 p.m.

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Best fares for trains from Paris to Barcelona

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Sun, Jul 21
Train
Renfe-SNCF
12:076h 27m18:34
ParisBarcelona
Mon, Jul 22
Train
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05:156h 19m11:34
ParisBarcelona
Tue, Jul 23
Train
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05:156h 19m11:34
ParisBarcelona
Fastest Trains from Paris to Barcelona
Mon, Jul 22
Train
Renfe-SNCF
05:156h 19m11:34
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Tue, Jul 23
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Renfe-SNCF
05:156h 19m11:34
ParisBarcelona
Wed, Jul 24
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Renfe-SNCF
05:156h 19m11:34
ParisBarcelona
Return Train Tickets for Barcelona to Paris
Sun, Jul 21
Train
Renfe-SNCF
07:256h 28m13:53
BarcelonaParis
Mon, Jul 22
Train
Renfe-SNCF
14:206h 25m20:45
BarcelonaParis
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Renfe-SNCF
14:206h 25m20:45
BarcelonaParis

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Barcelona
TrainGare Saint-Lazare

Amenities

TrainParis Gare Montparnasse

Amenities

TrainParis Gare d'Austerlitz

Amenities

TrainParis Gare de Lyon

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 1, 14
Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87
Suburban train lines RER A, D
TrainParis Gare de l'Est

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TrainParis Gare du Nord

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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines 4, 5
Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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