How to travel from Lyon to Barcelona

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Travel Information between Lyon and Barcelona

distanceDistance329 miles (530 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€23) • 7 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $27 (€23) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling Airlines or AVE

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

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from Lyon to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

BlaBlaCar Bus
10:30AM8h40
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
07:10PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$411One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
07:30AM10h00
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
05:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$321One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
easyJet
07:20AM1h20
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
08:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$901One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:37AM7h02
Lyon Part Dieu
01:39PMBarcelona Sants
$961One-way
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV INOUI
02:20PM7h07
Lyon Part Dieu
09:27PMBarcelona Sants
$1191One-way
2 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
02:10PM7h17
Lyon Part Dieu
09:27PMBarcelona Sants
$1291One-way
1 transfer
Alsa
05:00AM7h25
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$441One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
05:00AM7h45
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
12:45PMBarcelona
$441One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
02:30PM8h45
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
11:15PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$461One-way
0 transfers
easyJet
03:10PM1h20
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
04:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$991One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
02:55PM1h20
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
04:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1121One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
06:30PM1h30
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
08:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1121One-way
0 transfers

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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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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Lyon to Barcelona

Find the best route from Lyon to Barcelona with BlaBlaCar Bus, Air France and easyJet. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Renfe is Spain’s national travel company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of travel offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These travel types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter travel and Trenhotel night travel.

    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.

      Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel to Barcelona from Lyon.

        FAQs: Travel from Lyon to Barcelona

        FAQs: Travel to Barcelona 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 Lyon to Barcelona.
        FAQs

        There are 3 options to travel from Lyon to Barcelona including taking a bus, flight or train.

        The cheapest way to travel to Barcelona from Lyon is a bus with an average price of $27 (€23).

        This is compared to other travel options from Lyon to Barcelona:

        A bus is () less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Lyon to Barcelona costing on average ().

        A bus is $1 (€1) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lyon to Barcelona costing on average $27 (€23).

        A bus is $40 (€34) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Lyon to Barcelona costing on average $66 (€57).

        The fastest way from Lyon to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 7 h 25 min.

        Train takes 5 h 2 min on average.

        You should expect to travel around 329 miles (530 km) between Lyon and Barcelona.

        The average frequency per day from Lyon to Barcelona is:

        • Around 10 buses per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Lyon and 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 Lyon to Barcelona:

        • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Lyon to Barcelona depart from Lyon, Perrache Bus Station to Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants.
        • Most travelers take a flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
        • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Lyon to Barcelona depart from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona.

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

        • You can go to Barcelona from Lyon by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Movelia, Ovanesovi Group, Ourbus or Infobus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $27 (€23) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Barcelona on Omio.
        • You can go to Barcelona from Lyon by plane with Vueling Airlines, easyJet, Air France, Iberia Express, Lufthansa, Air Nostrum, Iberia, SWISS or KLM. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $27 (€23) with Vueling Airlines from Lyon to Barcelona on Omio.
        • You can travel by train between Lyon and Barcelona with AVE, Renfe AVE INT, Renfe-SNCF, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Renfe, and you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Lyon to Barcelona tickets for $66 (€57) on Omio.

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

        • Direct buses with BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa or FlixBus with 9 direct buses per day.

        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.

        Your trip from Lyon to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris, Valencia, Seville or Zaragoza. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris, Valencia, Seville or Zaragoza to your Lyon to Barcelona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
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