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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 Jun 19 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:55PMParis Orly Airport1h45 07:40PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1041One-way
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11:30PMParis13h55 01:25PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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$341One-way
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09:35PMParis Orly Airport1h45 11:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$891One-way
06:40AMParis Orly Airport1h40 08:20AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1171One-way
11:35AMParis Orly Airport1h45 01:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1291One-way

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Fri
Jun 18
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$50Flixbus
$139Vueling
Sat
Jun 19
$308Renfe-SNCF
$34Alsa
$89Vueling
Sun
Jun 20
$308Renfe-SNCF
$38BlaBlaCar Bus
$89Vueling
Mon
Jun 21
$282Renfe-SNCF
$38BlaBlaCar Bus
$89Vueling
Tue
Jun 22
$256Renfe-SNCF
$38Flixbus
$82Vueling
Wed
Jun 23
$256Renfe-SNCF
$50Flixbus
$104Vueling
Thu
Jun 24
$256Renfe-SNCF
$38BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Jun 25
$218Renfe-SNCF
$38BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Air France
Sat
Jun 26
$237Renfe-SNCF
$34Alsa
$104Vueling
Sun
Jun 27
$237Renfe-SNCF
$38Flixbus
$89Vueling
Mon
Jun 28
$237Renfe-SNCF
$38Flixbus
$74Vueling
Tue
Jun 29
$179Renfe-SNCF
$34Alsa
$74Vueling
Wed
Jun 30
$179Renfe-SNCF
$38BlaBlaCar Bus
$95Ryanair
Thu
Jul 1
$179Renfe-SNCF
$38BlaBlaCar Bus
$84Ryanair
Fri
Jul 2
$198Renfe-SNCF
$63BlaBlaCar Bus
$88Ryanair
Sat
Jul 3
$218Renfe-SNCF
$39Alsa
$25Ryanair
Sun
Jul 4
$218Renfe-SNCF
$60Flixbus
$54Ryanair
Mon
Jul 5
$166Renfe-SNCF
$40Flixbus
$54Ryanair
Tue
Jul 6
$166Renfe-SNCF
$36Flixbus
$72Ryanair
Wed
Jul 7
$166Renfe-SNCF
$36Flixbus
$46Ryanair
Thu
Jul 8
$218Renfe-SNCF
$50BlaBlaCar Bus
$72Ryanair
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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.

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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 are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Barcelona, Spain if I’m coming from Paris, France?

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 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival

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 6/18/21. 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 from Paris to Barcelona.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Barcelona, Spain?

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:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

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 6/17/21. 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 reach Barcelona from Paris?

You can travel between Paris and Barcelona 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the distance between Paris and Barcelona?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Paris to Barcelona?

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

  • 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 catch their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars) and arrive in 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:

  • Ryanair can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Paris to Barcelona for $23 (€17) on Omio.
  • Flixbus can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Paris to Barcelona for $39 (€30) on Omio.
  • Travel with Renfe-SNCF to go to Barcelona by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe-SNCF Paris to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $157 (€122).
Is there a direct service from Paris to Barcelona?

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

  • You can find a direct flight to Barcelona with Vueling, Ryanair, Transavia France or Air France.
  • You can find a direct bus to Barcelona with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can find a direct train to Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF.

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 journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to 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 or Sevilla. 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!
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Barcelona from Paris online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $23 (€17) one way for this route.
  • A bus ticket costs $39 (€30) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $157 (€122) 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.

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 $23 (€17) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight is $16 (€13) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Paris to Barcelona costing on average $39 (€30).

Taking a flight is about $135 (€105) less than taking a train, which costs on average $157 (€122) for this trip.

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

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, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h.

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 6 h 39 min.

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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