There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Lyon by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave

$85 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus

$22 - $65

5 alternative options

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Montpellier
  2. Take the bus from Montpellier to Lyon

$46 - $61

Rideshare  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Lyon 398.9 miles

$53 - $58

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lyon 397.9 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Lyon  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Lyon (LYS) BCN - LYS

$43 - $184

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Geneva (GVA) BCN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu

$68 - $235

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Lyon is to bus which costs 19€ - 55€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Lyon is to fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Lyon is 531 km. The road distance is 636.7 km.

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The train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu takes 4 h 55 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona City Center and arriving at Lyon - Perrache Bus station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Lyon Part Dieu. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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

Spanish Railways AVE operates a train from Barcelona to Lyon once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Barcelona to Lyon every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Montpellier to Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53 - $58
Book at
blablacar.es

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