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Duration 24h 45m
Distance 654.4 km
Average price 196€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Lyon Airport (LYS) and Barcelona takes 24h 45m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Barcelona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Montpellier Saint-Roch
  3. Barcelona
5h 37m
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124€ - 206€

Lyon Airport (LYS) to Barcelona train times

Trains run six times a week between Lyon Airport (LYS) and Barcelona. The service departs Lyon Airport (LYS) at 16:08 in the afternoon, which arrives into Barcelona at 16:53. All services require a transfer at Montpellier Saint-Roch and take an average of 24h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon Airport (LYS) to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Lyon Airport (LYS) and Barcelona is 536 km. The road distance is 654.4 km.

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Lyon Airport (LYS) to Barcelona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV station.

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Lyon Airport (LYS) to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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