You can get from Paris to Barcelona by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Barcelona on Dec 09 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||515 miles (830 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$88 - $174|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $88 (€80) • 12 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $93 (€85) • 1 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar 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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
International travel from Paris, France to Barcelona, Spain is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
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.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Requirements for reentering France:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
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:
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:
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:
Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Barcelona with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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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