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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 45m

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

€85 - €120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€28 - €60

6 alternative options

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 49m

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

€38 - €131

Fly Barcelona to Paris CDG  •  5h 2m

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

€46 - €196

Train to Perpignan, fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 46m

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

€98 - €322

Fly Barcelona to Beauvais, bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Beauvais (BVA) BCN - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Paris Beauvais Airport to Paris Porte Maillot

€36 - €166

Barcelona to Paris by train

The train journey time between Barcelona and Paris is around 6h 47m and covers a distance of around 1080 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 45m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, the Barcelona to Paris train service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Paris Gare De Lyon. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 47m
Fastest train time:
6h 45m
Train distance:
1080 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€85
Carbon emissions:
56 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:05
Last train departs at:
14:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona to Paris train schedules

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International entry into France from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into France from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Spain
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in France

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from France.

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Last updated: 30 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to bus which costs €28 - €60 and takes 14h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to fly which costs €35 - €140 and takes 4h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station station and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 5m.

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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 45m.

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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 45m and costs €85 - €120.

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The train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon takes 6h 45m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Barcelona to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Barcelona Nord - Bus 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 45m and costs €85 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €60 and takes 14h 5m, you could also fly, which costs €35 - €140 and takes 4h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Paris.
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  • Distance: 830.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 45m

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 45m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 3 times a day. Tickets cost €28 - €35 and the journey takes 14h 5m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Perpignan to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
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
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Paris
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Phone
0892 68 20 66
Website
aeroportparisbeauvais.com
Bus from Paris Beauvais Airport to Paris Porte Maillot
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16
Website
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
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 Blablabus, 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 and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Paris train tickets online with Omio.

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

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There are 2398+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at €87 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 train which takes 25 min and costs .

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