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from Lyon to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Barcelona on Sep 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:00AMLyon7h25 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$421One-way
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05:00AMLyon7h25 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$421One-way
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05:00AMLyon7h45 12:45PMBarcelona
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$421One-way
02:28PMLyon Part Dieu5h05 07:33PMBarcelona Sants
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$1301One-way
05:00AMLyon7h25 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$981One-way

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Tue
Sep 21
$143Renfe-SNCF
$36Flixbus
$124Vueling
Wed
Sep 22
$143Renfe-SNCF
$42Alsa
$98Vueling
Thu
Sep 23
$117Renfe-SNCF
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
$66easyJet
Fri
Sep 24
$117Renfe-SNCF
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$86Vueling
Sat
Sep 25
$117Renfe-SNCF
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$111Vueling
Sun
Sep 26
$158Renfe-SNCF
$26BlaBlaCar Bus
$105Vueling
Mon
Sep 27
$137Renfe-SNCF
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$65Vueling
Tue
Sep 28
$104Renfe-SNCF
$42Alsa
$98Vueling
Wed
Sep 29
$104Renfe-SNCF
$31Flixbus
$92Vueling
Thu
Sep 30
$104Renfe-SNCF
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$74easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$137Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$117Vueling
Sat
Oct 2
$98Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$55Vueling
Sun
Oct 3
$137Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$60Vueling
Mon
Oct 4
$124Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$48easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$70Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$130Air Nostrum
Wed
Oct 6
$83Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$86Vueling
Thu
Oct 7
$90Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$68Vueling
Fri
Oct 8
$130Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$194easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
$83Renfe-SNCF
$26BlaBlaCar Bus
$60Vueling
Sun
Oct 10
$90Renfe-SNCF
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$42easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
$83Renfe-SNCF
$30Alsa
$42easyJet

Travel Information to Barcelona from Lyon

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $219
cheapestCheapest modeBus • () • 7 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Vueling or Renfe-SNCF

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 329 miles (530 km) between Lyon and Barcelona. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about (). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa, Vueling or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lyon to Barcelona.

How to get from Lyon to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Lyon to Barcelona there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 67,70% 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 Lyon to Barcelona. 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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FAQs
Does Spain have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Barcelona from Lyon?

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

Can travelers from France enter Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 9/20/21. 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 between Lyon and Barcelona.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Lyon, France from Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

Which rules do I need to follow in Lyon, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. 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 Lyon from Barcelona here.

How do I reach Barcelona from Lyon?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Lyon to Barcelona?

The cheapest way to travel to Barcelona from Lyon is by taking a bus with an average price of ().

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A bus is generally $177 (€141) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $219 (€175) from Lyon to Barcelona.

Taking a bus is usually $76 (€60) less than taking a train to Barcelona, which costs on average $118 (€94) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Lyon to Barcelona is by travel with an average journey time of 0 h 0 min.

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 1 h 20 min   on average.

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

How many miles from Lyon to Barcelona would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there from Lyon to Barcelona?

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Barcelona is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

Where do I depart from Lyon? Where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Lyon to Barcelona depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Who can get me from Lyon to Barcelona?

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

  • You can take a bus from Lyon to Barcelona with Alsa. Cheap tickets can be found for $43 (€34) with Alsa from Lyon to Barcelona.
  • You can travel between Lyon and Barcelona by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $219 (€175) with Vueling from Lyon to Barcelona.
  • You can travel between Lyon and Barcelona by train with Renfe-SNCF. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $118 (€94) with Renfe-SNCF from Lyon to Barcelona.
Is there a way to travel directly from Lyon to Barcelona?

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

  • You'll find 1 direct train per day with Renfe-SNCF.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from Lyon to Barcelona?
Omio customers who travel from Lyon to Barcelona often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Paris or Valencia. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Lyon to Barcelona one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $43 (€34) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $219 (€175) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $118 (€94) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Barcelona
Lyon
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Lyon Part Dieu
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Lyon-Perrache
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