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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

85€ - 120€

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Fly Barcelona to Paris CDG  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Paris CDG (CDG) BCN - CDG

46€ - 182€

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Perpignan
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

247€ - 444€

Bus  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N1131 / ...

50€ - 60€

Rideshare  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Paris 1033.9 km

66€

Drive  •  9h 33m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Paris Bercy 1033.3 km

110€ - 170€

Fly Barcelona to Paris Orly  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Paris Orly (ORY) BCN - ORY

52€ - 124€

Train to Perpignan, fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
  2. Fly from Perpignan (PGF) to Paris Orly (ORY) PGF - ORY

108€ - 431€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to bus which costs 50€ - 60€ and takes 13h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to fly which costs 50€ - 130€ and takes 4h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart five times a day, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 41m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Paris is 831 km. The road distance is 1033.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Paris without a car is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs 85€ - 120€.

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The train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon takes 6h 41m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Barcelona to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona to Paris train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs 85€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 60€ and takes 13h 50m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 130€ and takes 4h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Paris.
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  • Distance: 830.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Paris, France?

Renfe SNCF operates a train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon once daily. Tickets cost 85€ - 120€ and the journey takes 6h 41m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 5 times a day. Tickets cost 50€ - 60€ and the journey takes 13h 50m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 190€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Perpignan to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 420€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
90€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Perpignan to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
230€ - 420€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Paris
Ave. Duration
11h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
66€
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Barcelona to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Barcelona to Paris train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Paris is 1033 km. It takes approximately 9h 33m to drive from Barcelona to Paris.

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Transavia France, Air Europa, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 19761+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs 11€ - 14€.

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