There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to French Alps by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lyon (LYS) BCN - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$59 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Center to Annecy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus

$50 - $67

4 alternative options

Train Spanish Railways AVE, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$136 - $189

Train TGV, bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Les Contamines-Montjoie

$163 - $246

Train  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde(Ain) 7-Y / ...
  3. Take the train from Bellegarde(Ain) to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$171 - $240

Drive  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to French Alps 531.5 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to French Alps is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to French Alps is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and French Alps is 622 km. The road distance is 850.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Barcelona to French Alps, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and French Alps, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to French Alps via Lyon Part Dieu, Bellegarde(Ain), and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 10 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to French Alps via Annecy and Chamonix Sud - Bus station in around 12 h 56 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde(Ain)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Bellegarde(Ain) to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde(Ain)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Les Contamines-Montjoie
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Annecy
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus

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