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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 Jan 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h45 08:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$851One-way
Cheapest
11:55PMParis, Quai de Bercy14h25 02:20PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$241One-way
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08:05PMParis Orly Airport1h40 09:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$991One-way
05:55PMParis Orly Airport1h40 07:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1061One-way
09:50PMParis Orly Airport1h40 11:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$921One-way

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Fri
Jan 21
$269SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Jan 22
$294SNCFRenfe
$24Flixbus
$73Ryanair
Sun
Jan 23
$245SNCFRenfe
$24Flixbus
$73Ryanair
Mon
Jan 24
$208SNCFRenfe
$24Flixbus
$42Ryanair
Tue
Jan 25
$171SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$18Ryanair
Wed
Jan 26
$159SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$18Ryanair
Thu
Jan 27
$208SNCFRenfe
$24Flixbus
$18Ryanair
Fri
Jan 28
$119SNCFRenfe
$24Flixbus
$71Vueling
Sat
Jan 29
$134SNCFRenfe
$24Flixbus
$18Ryanair
Sun
Jan 30
$95SNCFRenfe
$24Flixbus
$32Ryanair
Mon
Jan 31
$119SNCFRenfe
$24Flixbus
$36Vueling
Tue
Feb 1
$95SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$18Ryanair
Wed
Feb 2
$95SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$18Ryanair
Thu
Feb 3
$71SNCFRenfe
$24Flixbus
$18Ryanair
Fri
Feb 4
$83SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$33Ryanair
Sat
Feb 5
$71SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$70Ryanair
Sun
Feb 6
$95SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$63Transavia France
Mon
Feb 7
$95SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$36Ryanair
Tue
Feb 8
$71SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$18Ryanair
Wed
Feb 9
$71SNCFRenfe
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$18Ryanair

Travel Information between Paris and Barcelona

distanceDistance515 miles (830 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $41
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $19 (€15) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $19 (€15) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa, Ryanair or SNCFRenfe

Travel 515 miles (830 km) by bus, flight or train from Paris to Barcelona. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Alsa, Ryanair or SNCFRenfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Barcelona.

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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


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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

Is cross-border travel to Barcelona, Spain from Paris, France currently allowed?

Travel between Paris, 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 Paris?

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 1/20/22. 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 Paris and Barcelona.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from Barcelona, Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Barcelona restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Barcelona?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/19/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Paris to Barcelona?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Barcelona is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $19 (€15) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a flight is usually $23 (€19) less than taking a bus to Barcelona, which costs on average $41 (€34) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $12 (€10) less than taking a train, which costs on average $30 (€25) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Barcelona?

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 can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 55 min.

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

What is the distance from Paris to Barcelona?

Barcelona is approximately 515 miles (830 km) away from Paris.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to Barcelona?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Barcelona is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

  • Alsa can take you to Barcelona by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Alsa from Paris to Barcelona for $41 (€34).
  • Ryanair can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Paris to Barcelona for $19 (€15) on Omio.
  • SNCFRenfe can take you to Barcelona by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCFRenfe from Paris to Barcelona for $30 (€25).

Can I travel directly between Paris and Barcelona?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with SNCFRenfe with 1 direct train 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.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Paris to Barcelona?

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.

How early should I book tickets to Barcelona from Paris online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Paris to Barcelona, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $41 (€34) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $19 (€15) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $30 (€25) one way.

But we recommend booking Paris to Barcelona tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.