How to travel from Barcelona to Lyon

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from Barcelona to Lyon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Lyon on Mon Jul 26 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a flight because it's the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h25 09:55AMLyon Saint Exupery Airport
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$381One-way
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12:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h45 09:15AMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$351One-way
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09:15AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h45 06:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$401One-way
11:00AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h20 07:20PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$501One-way
02:35PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord8h25 11:00PMLyon, Gare Perrache
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$401One-way

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$35BlaBlaCar Bus
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Jul 26
$115Renfe-SNCF
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$38Vueling
Tue
Jul 27
$105Renfe-SNCF
$25Flixbus
$38Vueling
Wed
Jul 28
$94Renfe-SNCF
$25Flixbus
$34Vueling
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Jul 29
$94Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$34Vueling
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Jul 30
$94Renfe-SNCF
$35Alsa
$38Vueling
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Jul 31
$100Renfe-SNCF
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$64Vueling
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Aug 1
$127Renfe-SNCF
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$42Vueling
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Aug 2
$110Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$26Vueling
Tue
Aug 3
$84Renfe-SNCF
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$30Vueling
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Aug 4
$110Renfe-SNCF
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$19Vueling
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Aug 5
$110Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$46Vueling
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Aug 6
$110Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$34Vueling
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Aug 7
$110Renfe-SNCF
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
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Aug 8
$105Renfe-SNCF
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$54Vueling
Mon
Aug 9
$100Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$30Vueling
Tue
Aug 10
$100Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$54Vueling
Wed
Aug 11
$100Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$46Vueling
Thu
Aug 12
$100Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$54Vueling
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Aug 13
$100Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$59Vueling
Sat
Aug 14
$105Renfe-SNCF
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$69Vueling

Travel Information from Barcelona to Lyon

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $84
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€19) • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $75 (€60) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Renfe-SNCF

Travel 329 miles (530 km) by bus, flight or train to Lyon from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Lyon.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Lyon, France if I’m coming from Barcelona, Spain?

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Lyon, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lyon if traveling from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What measures do I need to follow in Lyon, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 7/24/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Lyon from Barcelona.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Spain from Lyon, France?

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

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Lyon restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Barcelona from Lyon?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 7/25/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Lyon closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Barcelona to Lyon?

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

How do I get from Barcelona to Lyon the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Barcelona is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

A bus is generally $51 (€41) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $75 (€60) from Barcelona to Lyon.

A bus is generally $60 (€48) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $84 (€67) from Barcelona to Lyon.

What is the fastest way to get from Barcelona to Lyon?

The quickest way to travel from Barcelona to Lyon is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 5 min.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Lyon?

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

When traveling between Barcelona and Lyon, what are the departure and arrival points in Barcelona and Lyon?

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

  • Buses from Barcelona to Lyon most often leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Flights from Barcelona to Lyon most often leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Trains from Barcelona to Lyon most often leave from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Which travel operators can get me to Lyon from Barcelona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Lyon, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Barcelona to Lyon tickets on Omio for $24 (€19).
  • Vueling can take you to Lyon by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Barcelona to Lyon for $75 (€60).
  • Renfe-SNCF can take you to Lyon by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Lyon for $84 (€67).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Barcelona to Lyon?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Lyon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Milan. 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!
How early should I purchase tickets to Lyon from Barcelona online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Barcelona to Lyon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $24 (€19) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $75 (€60) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $84 (€67) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Lyon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.