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There are 6 ways to get from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Paris Orly  •  4h 28m

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

38€ - 224€

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Bus  •  16h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Barcelona Nord - Bus Station > Montpellier > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

28€ - 60€

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Fly to Paris CDG  •  4h 41m

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

36€ - 181€

Train  •  7h 56m

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

87€ - 122€

Bus, train  •  11h 22m

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

249€ - 446€

Drive  •  9h 37m

  1. Drive from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris Bercy 1037.8 km

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris is to bus which costs 28€ - 60€ and takes 16h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris is to fly which costs 35€ - 230€ and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris. However, there are services departing from Av. Baix Llobregat - Av. Barcelona and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine via Barcelona Nord - Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris. However, there are services departing from Sant Ildefons and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon via Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 56m.

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The distance between Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona and Paris is 833 km. The road distance is 1037.8 km.

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The best way to get from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris without a car is to train which takes 7h 56m and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris, including transfers.

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Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris is to fly which takes 4h 28m and costs 35€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 7h 56m, you could also bus, which costs 28€ - 60€ and takes 16h 7m.

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  • Distance: 832.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

Vueling Airlines, Transavia France and two other airlines fly from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris hourly. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 280€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 280€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
26€ - 280€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
26€ - 280€
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 280€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 130€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 180€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
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
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
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 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
13h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Àrea Metropolitana de 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 Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Paris is 1038 km. It takes approximately 9h 37m to drive from Àrea Metropolitana de 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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There are 9695+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to line 46 bus which takes 4 min and costs 3€.

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