How to travel from Barcelona to Lyon

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Travel Information between Barcelona and Lyon

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 7 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $41 (€35) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling Airlines or AVE

Travel 329 miles (530 km) by bus, flight or train to Lyon from Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling Airlines or AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Barcelona to Lyon.

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from Barcelona to Lyon

How to get from Barcelona to Lyon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Barcelona to Lyon is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
11:00AM9h00
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
08:00PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
$511One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Alsa
08:00PM8h30
Barcelona
04:30AMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
$401One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Air France
06:05PM4h10
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
10:15PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
$2911One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Renfe AVE INT
08:19AM5h01
Barcelona Sants
01:20PMLyon Part Dieu
$1471One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
01:09PM6h11
Barcelona Sants
07:20PMLyon Part Dieu
$1591One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:04PM5h32
Barcelona Sants
09:36PMLyon Part Dieu
$1801One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
10:50AM9h00
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
07:50PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
$591One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
09:00PM7h30
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
04:30AMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
$401One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:20PM8h50
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
10:10PMLyon, Perrache Bus Station
$511One-way
0 transfers
Air France
03:15PM7h00
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
10:15PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
$2801One-way
1 transfer
Air France
06:10AM7h05
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
01:15PMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
$3281One-way
1 transfer
Air France
06:10AM4h55
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
11:05AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
$3981One-way
1 transfer

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How to get from Barcelona to Lyon

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Barcelona to Lyon there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 49,76% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Barcelona to Lyon. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Find the best journey between Barcelona and Lyon with Omio's travel partners Air Nostrum, AVE and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel from Barcelona to Lyon.

        FAQs: Travel from Barcelona to Lyon

        FAQs: Travel to Lyon 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 Barcelona to Lyon.
        FAQs

        There are 3 travel options to Lyon from Barcelona. You can take a bus, flight or train.

        The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Barcelona is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€28).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Barcelona to Lyon:

        Taking a bus costs $8 (€7) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $41 (€35) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $34 (€29) less than taking a train, which costs on average $66 (€57) for the same trip.

        The fastest way to get to Lyon from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

        Other travel options to Lyon take longer:

        Bus takes on average 7 h 30 min.

        Taking a train requires on average 5 h 1 min of travel time.

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

        The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Lyon is:

        • 1 bus per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Lyon from Barcelona as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Barcelona to Lyon:

        • Most travelers take a bus from Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants to Lyon, Perrache Bus Station.
        • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Barcelona to Lyon depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
        • Most travelers board their train from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.

        The following travel companies offer services from Barcelona to Lyon:

        • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Movelia, Infobus or Ovanesovi Group to go to Lyon by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Barcelona to Lyon tickets on Omio for $32 (€28).
        • Vueling Airlines, easyJet, Air France, Iberia Express, Air Nostrum, Lufthansa, Air Baltic or Eurowings can get you to Lyon by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling Airlines from Barcelona to Lyon for $41 (€35) on Omio.
        • Travel with AVE, Renfe AVE INT, Renfe-SNCF, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Renfe for trains to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV INOUI Barcelona to Lyon tickets on Omio for $66 (€57).

        Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Lyon with the following travel companies:

        • You can check for a direct bus to Lyon with BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

        Direct services to Lyon tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Lyon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan, Geneva or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Lyon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lyon and any of these top destinations today!
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