How to travel from Paris to Barcelona

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from Paris to Barcelona

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

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To get from Paris to Barcelona on Dec 09 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:20AMParis Orly Airport1h40 08:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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1891One-way
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08:30PMParis, Quai de Bercy15h05 11:35AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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03:05PMParis Beauvais Tille Airport1h45 04:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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08:45PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h45 10:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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10:30PMParis13h55 12:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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841One-way

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Travel Information from Paris to Barcelona

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$88 - $174
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $88 (€80) • 12 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $93 (€85) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or Renfe

Travel 515 miles (830 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Paris and Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Barcelona

Travel Tips: 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

International travel from Paris, France to Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Spain if coming from France?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if traveling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Paris and Barcelona.

Return travel to Paris, France from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 11/6/22. 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Paris and Barcelona. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Paris and Barcelona is by taking a bus with an average price of $88 (€80).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a bus is usually $5 (€5) less than taking a flight to Barcelona, which costs on average $93 (€85) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $86 (€78) less than taking a train, which costs on average $174 (€158) for this route.

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

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by bus can take on average 12 h 15 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 40 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 515 miles (830 km) from Paris to Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Barcelona is:

  • 4 buses a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Barcelona from Paris as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train 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 board their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants.

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:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Barcelona for $88 (€80) on Omio.
  • Ryanair can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Paris to Barcelona for $93 (€85) on Omio.
  • Travel with Renfe for trains to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Paris to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $174 (€158).

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

  • You can find 4 direct buses per day to Barcelona with Flixbus, Alsa, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Barcelona with Renfe with 1 direct train per day.

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

Omio customers who travel from Paris to Barcelona often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Valencia or Sevilla. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Barcelona and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $88 (€80) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $93 (€85) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $174 (€158) one way.

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.

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