How to travel from Paris to Barcelona

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Travel Information between Paris and Barcelona

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$32 - $57
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 12 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $34 (€29) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling Airlines or Renfe

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 515 miles (830 km) to Barcelona from Paris. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Vueling Airlines or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Barcelona.

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from Paris to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

FlixBus
07:15AM12h30
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
07:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$411One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
07:15AM12h30
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
07:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$411One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Transavia France
06:00AM1h40
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
07:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1381One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:38AM7h01
Paris Gare de Lyon
01:39PMBarcelona Sants
$2631One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV INOUI
02:42PM6h45
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:27PMBarcelona Sants
$3421One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
08:30PM15h00
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
11:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$531One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
09:45PM12h10
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
09:55AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$531One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
07:15PM14h55
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
10:10AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$531One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
09:15AM1h45
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
11:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1601One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
06:40AM1h40
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
08:20AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1481One-way
0 transfers
Vueling
08:05PM1h45
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
09:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1481One-way
0 transfers

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How to Travel from Paris to Barcelona

The journey from Paris to Barcelona is popular with both business and leisure travelers. Frequent journeys between Paris and Barcelona are available by plane, train or bus every day of the week. Key departure points in Paris include Gallieni bus station, Gare de Lyon train station, and Paris' Charles de Gaulle and Orly International airports.

Trains from Paris to Barcelona | Buses from Paris to Barcelona | Flights from Paris to Barcelona

Paris to Barcelona Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€48

13:55 h

2 Months Ahead

trains

€133

6:27 h

1 Month Ahead

flight

€82

1:35 h

2 Months Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to Barcelona


cheap

Taking a bus is cheapest way to travel from Paris to Barcelona. Buses traveling from Paris to Barcelona depart from either Paris' Quai de Bercy, Gare Routière Galliéni, or Porte Maillot bus station and take at least 13:55 h to arrive at Barcelona's Estació d'Autobusos Nord. Approximately 15 buses travel from Paris to Barcelona every day, with the first departing at 2:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Barcelona include Eurolines, Flixbus, and Ouibus.


Fastest way to travel from Paris to Barcelona


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Barcelona. Flights traveling from Paris to Barcelona depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport and arrive at Barcelona's El-Prat airport after 1:35 h of flight time. Taking a flight is still the fastest way to travel from Paris to Barcelona when traveling to and from Paris and Barcelona's airports is factored into the total travel time. Over 40 direct flights travel from Paris to Barcelona every day, with the first departing at 4:35 a.m. Airlines that travel directly from Paris to Barcelona include Air France, British Airways, EasyJet, Iberia, Vueling, and Air Europa.


Most popular way to travel from Paris to Barcelona


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Paris to Barcelona. Taking a flight is at least 2 hours faster than traveling from Paris to Barcelona by train while also being €50 cheaper on average. Taking a flight is also 8 and a half hours faster than traveling from Paris to Barcelona by bus. Flights depart multiple times every hour from both Paris' Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports and arrive at Barcelona's El-Prat airport.


How to get from Paris to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Paris to Barcelona, 59,62% 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 Paris to Barcelona, 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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Attractions in Barcelona

Barcelona is a vibrant international city that draws more than 7.5 million international visitors per year. Some of Barcelona's main attractions include the unfinished church of the Sagrada Família, the National Museum of Art of Catalonia, the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, the Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house, and FC Barcelona sports club. Additionally, Barcelona hosts two major pop music festivals every year- the Sónar Festival and the Primavera Sound Festival.

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Travel on Alsa, Brussels Airlines and Ryanair travel between Paris and Barcelona at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Renfe-SNCF is a joint venture between Spain's Renfe and France's SNCF, offering high-speed rail services between the two countries. The trains run at speeds of up to 300 km/h, with departures every two hours. Renfe-SNCF offers three types of trains: the AVE, the TGV and the EuroMed. The AVE is the fastest, with a journey time of just over three hours between Madrid and Paris. The TGV is slightly slower, but still offers a comfortable journey. The EuroMed is the slowest, but is the most affordable option. Renfe-SNCF offers a range of ticket types, including single, return and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe-SNCF are Madrid to Paris, Barcelona to Marseille and Madrid to Lyon.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

      Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next travel between Paris and Barcelona.

        FAQs: Travel from Paris 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 Paris to Barcelona.
        FAQs

        There are 3 travel options between Paris and Barcelona. You can take a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel to Barcelona from Paris is a bus with an average price of $32 (€28).

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

        A bus is $1 (€1) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $34 (€29) from Paris to Barcelona.

        Taking a bus costs $24 (€21) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $57 (€49).

        The fastest way from Paris to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 12 h 10 min of travel time.

        Taking a train requires on average 6 h 45 min of travel time.

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

        The average frequency per day from Paris to Barcelona is:

        • Around 7 buses per day.
        • 2 trains per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers take a bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants.
        • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Paris to Barcelona depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
        • Most travelers take a train from Paris Gare du Nord to Barcelona Sants.

        The following travel companies offer services from Paris to Barcelona:

        • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Movelia or Infobus to go to Barcelona by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Paris to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $32 (€28).
        • Travel with Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Transavia France, easyJet, Air France, Air Europa, Iberia, Lufthansa, KLM, Luxair, Brussels Airlines, SWISS, Eurowings, Malta Air, Iberia Express, German Airways, Transavia Airlines, Trade Air, Norwegian Air, Royal Air Maroc, Air Serbia, KLM Cityhopper, Stobart Air or Austrian Airlines to go to Barcelona by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Airlines Paris to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $34 (€29).
        • Renfe, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, Renfe-SNCF, Renfe AVE INT or SNCF | TGV INOUI can get you to Barcelona by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Barcelona for $57 (€49) on Omio.

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

        • 7 direct buses per day with BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa or FlixBus.
        • Direct trains with TGV INOUI with 2 direct trains 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 between Paris and Barcelona.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Barcelona often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Valencia, Seville or Zaragoza. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!
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