How to travel from Barcelona to Paris

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from Barcelona to Paris

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

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To get from Barcelona to Paris on Sep 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 08:20AMParis Beauvais Tille Airport
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04:40PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord14h35 07:15AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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01:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h05 03:05PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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09:55AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h05 12:00PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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07:15AMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h00 09:15AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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How to travel from Barcelona to Paris?

Whether traveling for business or leisure, the journey from Barcelona to Paris is popular among many travelers. This is because travelers will enjoy breath-taking views of the Spanish and French countryside, regardless of the means of transport. They are plenty of buses, trains, and airline companies traveling regularly from Barcelona to Paris every day of the week. The journey covers a distance of 515 miles (830 km), with the main departure points being Barcelona Nord Bus station, Barcelona Sants train station, or Barcelona-El Prat airport. While the key arrival points are Paris' Charles de Gaulle, Orly airport, Gare de Lyon train station, or Paris Gallieni bus station.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Paris?

The most affordable way to get from Barcelona to Paris is by bus, which takes 13 hours and 50 minutes. To save more on the fare, book tickets as early as possible. Most bus companies on this route release tickets six months in advance.

What is the fastest way to travel from Barcelona to Paris?

Compared to all the other available modes of transport, traveling by plane is the fastest way to reach Paris from Barcelona, The flight will take four hours and 50 minutes. The second fastest way is by train, which takes six hours and 15 minutes. The bus is the slowest. This means taking a flight is an hour and a half faster than taking the train and approximately 10 hours faster than taking the bus.

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Travel from Barcelona to Paris by train

The cooperation of Renfe and SNCF operates all trains traveling from Barcelona to Paris. There is an average of three trains a day between Barcelona and Paris, leaving approximately every 2 hours. All Barcelona to Paris trains are direct and take around six and a half hours to arrive in Paris. The first train leaves Barcelona at 9:00 a.m. while the last departs at 1:00 p.m. There are also overnight trains, which involve a change or two. All trains serving this route depart from Barcelona Sants train station and arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon. From Paris Gare de Lyon, travelers can take the metro or bus to get around Paris city quickly.

Travel from Barcelona to Paris by Bus

Several bus companies operate frequent services between Paris and Barcelona, including FlixBus, Linebus, Eurolines, and Ouibus. Between Barcelona and Paris, there are 17 bus departures, including the night buses. The earliest departure from Barcelona is at around 6:00 a.m., and the latest departure is at 11:00 p.m.  Buses depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey by bus normally takes around 13 hours and 50 minutes. However, the journey time may vary depending on traffic conditions along the route. The departure station for this journey is Barcelona Nord Bus terminal, which is located about 2.6 miles (4.2 km) from the town center, while the arrival station is Paris Gallieni bus station.

Travel from Barcelona to Paris by plane

More than 50 flights travel from Barcelona to Paris every day, with the first flight departing at 4:00 a.m. There is one direct flight between Barcelona and Paris per day, with the fastest journey taking just two hours. Airlines offering direct flights from Barcelona to Paris include Air France, Air Europa, Ryanair, Vueling, and Iberia. EasyJet is the most popular airline on this route. Connecting flights are offered by a number of airlines, including Lufthansa, Samurai airlines, and Transavia France with layovers in one of their respective main cities. Flights traveling from Barcelona to Paris depart from Barcelona's El Prat airport and arrive at either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport. The fastest way to reach Paris city once at Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport use the RER B regional line from all terminals. Travelers can also connect with intercity trains to other locations in Paris.

How to get from Barcelona to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Barcelona to Paris, 60,36% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Barcelona to Paris, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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

Can travelers from Spain enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 9/25/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Barcelona to Paris.

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from France?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 9/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Paris.

The Barcelona to Paris distance is around 515 miles (830 km).

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