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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 Dec 4 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h00 08:50PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$1571One-way
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12:00PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord18h30 06:30AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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$1021One-way
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07:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 09:10PMParis Orly Airport
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$1711One-way
05:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h50 07:25PMParis Orly Airport
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$1711One-way
04:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h00 06:05PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$1871One-way

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Fri
Dec 3
$293Renfe-SNCF
$77BlaBlaCar Bus
$198Vueling
Sat
Dec 4
$293Renfe-SNCF
$89BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Vueling
Sun
Dec 5
$244Renfe-SNCF
$48BlaBlaCar Bus
$141Ryanair
Mon
Dec 6
$226Renfe-SNCF
$48BlaBlaCar Bus
$93Vueling
Tue
Dec 7
$226Renfe-SNCF
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$51Vueling
Wed
Dec 8
$244Renfe-SNCF
$45Flixbus
$28Ryanair
Thu
Dec 9
$244Renfe-SNCF
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$18Ryanair
Fri
Dec 10
$207Renfe-SNCF
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$44Transavia France
Sat
Dec 11
$207Renfe-SNCF
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$37Vueling
Sun
Dec 12
$207Renfe-SNCF
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$18Ryanair
Mon
Dec 13
$171Renfe-SNCF
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$26Ryanair
Tue
Dec 14
$171Renfe-SNCF
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$18Ryanair
Wed
Dec 15
$171Renfe-SNCF
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
$18Ryanair
Thu
Dec 16
$171Renfe-SNCF
$47Alsa
$21Ryanair
Fri
Dec 17
$171Renfe-SNCF
$84BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Dec 18
$171Renfe-SNCF
$60Flixbus
$44Vueling
Sun
Dec 19
$158Renfe-SNCF
$60Flixbus
$28Ryanair
Mon
Dec 20
$171Renfe-SNCF
$60Flixbus
$26Ryanair
Tue
Dec 21
$189Renfe-SNCF
$60Flixbus
$28Ryanair
Wed
Dec 22
$226Renfe-SNCF
$60Flixbus
$53Ryanair
Thu
Dec 23
$226Renfe-SNCF
$71Alsa
$90Ryanair

Travel Information from Barcelona to Paris

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $245
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€27) • 13 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $74 (€62) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia France, Alsa or Renfe-SNCF

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 515 miles (830 km) between Barcelona and Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Transavia France, Alsa or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Paris.

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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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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Paris, France from Barcelona, Spain currently allowed?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Spain enter France?

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

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

Conditions of entry into France:

  • 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
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 12/3/21. 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 to Paris from Barcelona.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Barcelona, Spain from Paris, France due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Paris, France?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Paris?

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

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/2/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Paris here.

How do I get from Barcelona to Paris?

There are 3 ways to get from Barcelona to Paris: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Barcelona to Paris?

The cheapest way to go to Paris from Barcelona is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€27).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A bus is $42 (€35) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Barcelona to Paris costing on average $74 (€62).

Taking a bus is usually $213 (€177) less than taking a train to Paris, which costs on average $245 (€204) for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel from Barcelona to Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Paris by bus can take on average 13 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 45 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Barcelona to Paris?

You should expect to travel around 515 miles (830 km) between Barcelona and Paris.

How many services a day are there between Barcelona and Paris?

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Paris is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Barcelona and Paris as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Barcelona to Paris, what are the departure and arrival points in Barcelona and Paris?

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

  • Flights most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Buses most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Trains mostly leave from Barcelona Sants and tend to arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Who can get me from Barcelona to Paris?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Paris:

  • You can travel between Barcelona and Paris by flight with Transavia France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $74 (€62) with Transavia France from Barcelona to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from Barcelona by bus with Alsa. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $32 (€27) with Alsa from Barcelona to Paris on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Paris from Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF, and you can find Renfe-SNCF Barcelona to Paris tickets for $245 (€204) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel between Barcelona and Paris?
Looking to extend your trip from Barcelona to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Barcelona to Paris usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore London, Amsterdam or Brussels from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets from Barcelona to Paris online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $74 (€62) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $32 (€27) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $245 (€204) one way on average.

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