Paris to Barcelona Train Time & Tickets

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Barcelona

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Barcelona is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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10:14AMParis Gare de Lyon6h40 04:54PMBarcelona Sants
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Fastest train times from Paris to Barcelona

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Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m

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6 h 40 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

830 km

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

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Overview: Train from Paris to Barcelona

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$233 (€209)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe-SNCF, Renfe or TGV inOui

Trains from Paris to Barcelona cover the 515 miles (830 km) long route taking on average 6 h 40 min with our travel partners like Renfe-SNCF, Renfe or TGV inOui. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $233 (€209), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $160 (€144). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train providers: Renfe and Renfe-SNCF from Paris to Barcelona trains

Buy your official Renfe and Renfe-SNCF train tickets to Barcelona from Paris from $160 (€144) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Paris to Barcelona trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    Are you making plans to travel to Barcelona from Paris? 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 Paris to Barcelona trains all in one place. On the Renfe-SNCF train, you can expect to travel 515 miles (830 km) to Barcelona from Paris. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Barcelona from Paris, 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 to Barcelona from Paris, 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!

    Train information from Paris to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF:

    • Average Duration: 6 h 40 min
    • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

    Trains from Paris to Barcelona

    At least one train departs from Paris to Barcelona every day. The train covering the 515 miles (830 km) between the two cities is provided by SNCF, one of Europe’s leading train providers. The train from Paris to Barcelona takes about 6h 40min and includes no stops. The train departs from Paris’s main station, Paris Gare de Lyon, and arrives at Barcelona Sants. The mid-morning train is bookable using the new Omio app, and the booking process is fast and convenient.

    Paris to Barcelona Train Time: Daily Departures

    At least one train departs for Barcelona from Paris every day. The train is a direct train, taking about 6h 40min to get to the destination. The first and last departure of the day happens at around 10:14 a.m.; be at the Paris Gare de Lyon station at this time to catch the train. Download the Omio app to see the available trains from Paris to Barcelona and their departure times.

    How long is the journey by train from Paris to Barcelona?

    The train ride from Paris to Barcelona is long, and you’ll have one direct train available for this trip. SNCF Renfe is the only provider with trains from Paris to Barcelona, and the only departure of the day takes about 6h 40min to get to the destination. It is a direct train and has no stopovers along the way. Download the Omio app to book the train from Paris to Barcelona from your phone.

    Tourist girl in the Eiffel Tower. Source: Shutterstock

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Paris to Barcelona?

    Departure train stationParis Gare de Lyon is about 3 miles (4.7 km) from Paris city center. Getting to and from the station is easy, and the local buses, metro, and taxis provide services between Paris Gare de Lyon and downtown Paris. The station provides many facilities, including shops, restaurants, a car rental station, ticket offices, ATMs, a police post, accessible restrooms, and left luggage facilities. Services offered include accessible facilities, a lost and found desk, and a tourist information desk.

    Arrival train stationBarcelona Sants is about 1.8 miles (3 km) from downtown Barcelona. It is the city’s main train station, providing local and regional trains. You can access the station using the local trains, buses, and taxis. Facilities offered at the station include left luggage facilities, free Wi-Fi, ticket offices, and several shops and restaurants are within walking distance of the station. Services offered at Barcelona Sants include a tourist information desk, accessible services, and a lost and found desk.

    Which train companies travel from Paris to Barcelona?

    SNCF Renfe is the only train provider offering trains from Paris to Barcelona. The company is one of Europe’s leading long-distance train providers, and for this trip, they have provided one of their finest trains, taking about 6h 40min to get to Paris. It is not a high-speed train, but it travels direct to Barcelona without any stopovers. They provide comfortable travel conditions for both first- and second-class passengers and are a reliable option for getting from Paris to Barcelona. Read more about SNCF Renfe from the Omio magazine, Window Seat.

    Night trains Paris

    Trains from Paris to Barcelona only operate during the day. The first and last departure of the day is a mid-morning train, departing at around 10:14 a.m. Unfortunately, no night trains are operating from Paris to Barcelona at the moment.

    SNCF Renfe trains from Paris to Barcelona

    SNCF Renfe is the only provider with trains from Paris to Barcelona. SNCF is one of Europe’s leading long-distance train providers, and they are popular for their reliable transport connections and comfortable conditions. SNCF Renfe has only provided one train for this journey, a mid-morning train departing for Barcelona at around 10:14 a.m. The train takes about 6h 40min to get to Barcelona and includes no stops along the way. SNCF Renfe’s long-distance trains offer first- and second-class tickets, and passengers get plenty of amenities in either class.

    Trains from Paris to Barcelona: Sustainable travel

    Consider taking the train from Paris to Barcelona for a sustainable trip. Trains are considered more sustainable than other means of transport for the following reasons. First, they have adopted regenerative braking technologies, meaning that the energy they use braking is collected to be reused on the train. Trains are also now electric and are using clean energy for propulsion. Furthermore, trains are designed to be sleek and aerodynamic so that they use the least amount of energy possible for propulsion.

    Paris to Barcelona Train: Services on board

    SNCF Renfe offers first- and second-class tickets for the train from Paris to Barcelona. Each passenger will be allowed to bring a maximum of four bags on the train. Two bags will be stored in the overhead compartment, and two others will be in the cargo car. Bikes and sports gear are also allowed on the train, and an additional charge may apply. Small pets in pet carriers and service animals of all sizes are welcome on the train. Bigger pets are subject to an additional fee. The trains are wheelchair-accessible, and wheelchairs travel for free. Disabled passengers will have access to accessible services on the trains and train stations. All passengers on the train will have access to free Wi-Fi, and each seat has power plugs to keep your devices powered. Passengers will get a comfy recliner seat with extra legroom, and those in first-class get a wider and more spacious seat. Food and drinks are served on board, and each train car comes with clean, accessible restrooms.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Barcelona

    There are four tips you can use to get cheap train tickets from Paris to Barcelona. First, book your ticket in advance. You can book your train ticket months in advance to enjoy cheap fares. Second, choose the slower trips, as they tend to be cheaper than high-speed trains. Three, be flexible. Don’t limit yourself to only one travel date. Be flexible and compare fares for different dates to settle on the cheapest. Finally, if you wish to enjoy great deals, book your ticket using the new Omio app.

    Woman shopping in Barcelona. Source: Shutterstock

    To Barcelona by train – travel tips

    Barcelona is one of the most popular destinations in Europe. This is because the city is great for beach holidays and has a lot to offer, including museums, parks, beautiful architecture, beautiful cathedrals, and much more. The local cuisine is tasty, and being a coastal city, the nightlife is electric. So whether you’re here for some quiet exploration or the best time of your life, the city has you covered. Here are a few places to check out in Barcelona.

    Barcelona’s beaches are some of the most popular in Europe, and the city is known for its great beach holidays. They tend to be crowded during the summer months, but that is usually the best time to go. Antoni Gaudí, the Catalan architect, has several masterpieces in Barcelona if you love beautiful architecture. From the popular Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo to other lesser-known buildings, you’ll have a lot of beautiful old buildings to track down in Barcelona. If your kids are tagging along, ensure you have Park Guell on your itinerary. It is a popular park in Barcelona with mosaic benches and the popular salamander, and also offers many things kids enjoy.

    • Font Màgica
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Casa Milà
    • Camp Nou
    • Museu Picasso

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

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 139 €
    2 weeks earlier 125 €11%
    3 weeks earlier 119 €17%
    1 month before 108 €29.%
    2 months earlier 96 €45%
    3 months earlier 116 €20%


    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 Paris - 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 Paris - Barcelona 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 17% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Paris - Barcelona with 2 months in advance you save up to about 45% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 20%.
    • 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 Paris to Barcelona

    Travel Tips: 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 Paris to Barcelona.
    FAQs

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

    Is international entry into Barcelona from Paris restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

    The above information was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to Barcelona closer to your date of departure here

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Barcelona to Paris is: Unrestricted

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

    Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, 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: Recommended

    Last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Paris from Barcelona here.

    Train tickets to Barcelona from Paris for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $160 (€144)  one way in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $233 (€209)  for a train ticket between Paris and Barcelona.
    The Paris to Barcelona train distance is approximately 515 miles (830 km).
    The Paris to Barcelona train duration is on average 6 h 40 min, which is to be expected when traveling 515 miles (830 km) to Barcelona from Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    There are a few train stations in Paris to start your trip from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Barcelona.

    For the best Paris to Barcelona train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Renfe-SNCF, Renfe or TGV inOui. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Paris and Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there is 1 direct train a day to Barcelona from Paris. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with SNCF | TGV INOUI. 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.
    On average, there is 1 train a day from Paris to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the earliest train from Paris to Barcelona at 1: 54 PM   or take the last train from Paris to Barcelona leaving at 1: 54 PM. Look for the latest Paris to Barcelona train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    You can find trains to Barcelona from Paris to cost on average $233 (€209) 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 Paris to Barcelona train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Barcelona

    Paris
    Barcelona
    Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Barcelona.
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    Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
    Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
    Metro lines: 1, 14
    Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
    Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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    Phone Number
    +33 890640650
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    Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
    Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
    Metro lines: 4, 5
    Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
    Train lines: RER B, D, E
    Amenities at station
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    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
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    Phone Number
    +33 184943635
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
    Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
    Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
    Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
    Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
    Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
    Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
    Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
    Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
    Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
    Metro lines: 6, 14
    Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
    Train lines: TER, Intercités
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
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    Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
    Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
    Metro lines: 5, 10
    Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
    Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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