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from Paris to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Barcelona on Sep 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:35PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h45 10:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1321One-way
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11:55PMParis14h25 02:20PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$371One-way
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05:50PMParis Orly Airport1h45 07:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1481One-way
06:15PMParis Orly Airport1h40 07:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1541One-way
08:05PMParis Orly Airport1h45 09:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1481One-way

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Sun
Sep 26
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$62Flixbus
$229Air Europa
Mon
Sep 27
$303Renfe-SNCF
$37Flixbus
$132easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
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$48Alsa
$84easyJet
Wed
Sep 29
$253Renfe-SNCF
$48Alsa
$46Ryanair
Thu
Sep 30
$253Renfe-SNCF
$42Alsa
$81Vueling
Fri
Oct 1
$253Renfe-SNCF
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$99easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$215Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$57Transavia France
Sun
Oct 3
$215Renfe-SNCF
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$51Transavia France
Mon
Oct 4
$215Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$48Ryanair
Tue
Oct 5
$215Renfe-SNCF
$36Alsa
$29Ryanair
Wed
Oct 6
$177Renfe-SNCF
$36Alsa
$22Ryanair
Thu
Oct 7
$177Renfe-SNCF
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$22Ryanair
Fri
Oct 8
$177Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$36Ryanair
Sat
Oct 9
$177Renfe-SNCF
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$31Ryanair
Sun
Oct 10
$177Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$28Ryanair
Mon
Oct 11
$164Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$33Ryanair
Tue
Oct 12
$234Renfe-SNCF
$36Alsa
$169Vueling
Wed
Oct 13
$164Renfe-SNCF
$36Alsa
$61Ryanair
Thu
Oct 14
$152Renfe-SNCF
$25Flixbus
$40Ryanair
Fri
Oct 15
$139Renfe-SNCF
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$49Ryanair
Sat
Oct 16
$123Renfe-SNCF
$25Flixbus
$41Ryanair

Travel Information from Paris to Barcelona

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $234
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€40) • 13 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $193 (€155) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia France, Flixbus or Renfe-SNCF

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 515 miles (830 km) to Barcelona from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Transavia France, Flixbus or Renfe-SNCF among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Barcelona.

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


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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.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from Paris to Barcelona. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

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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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Barcelona, Spain from Paris, France?

Travel from Paris, France to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Paris restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona, Spain 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Return travel to Paris, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • 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

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 9/25/21. 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 Paris from Barcelona.

How do I reach Barcelona from Paris?

There are 3 travel options from Paris to Barcelona: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Paris to Barcelona the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel from Paris to Barcelona is by taking a bus with an average price of $50 (€40).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a bus is about $143 (€116) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $193 (€155) for this journey.

A bus is $185 (€149) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Paris to Barcelona costing on average $234 (€189).

What is the quickest way from Paris to Barcelona?

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 41 min.

How many miles from Paris to Barcelona would I travel?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Barcelona is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Which travel companies can take me from Paris to Barcelona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Transavia France can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Transavia France from Paris to Barcelona for $193 (€155) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Barcelona by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Paris to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $50 (€40).
  • Travel with Renfe-SNCF for trains to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe-SNCF Paris to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $234 (€189).
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Paris to Barcelona ends?
Your trip from Paris 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, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Madrid, Valencia or Sevilla to your Paris to Barcelona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
How early should I buy tickets from Paris to Barcelona online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $193 (€155) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $50 (€40) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $234 (€189) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris 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

Paris
Barcelona
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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