There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Paris 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 TGV  •  6 h 28 min

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

$200 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Center to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus / ...

$35 - $110

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Train SNCF  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Cerbère R
  2. Take the train from Cerbère to Paris Austerlitz D

$141 - $212

Rideshare  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Paris 647.4 miles

$78

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Paris 647.6 miles

$130 - $210

Fly Barcelona to Paris Orly  •  4 h 47 min

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

$59 - $249

Fly Barcelona to Paris CDG  •  5 h 9 min

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

$59 - $259

Train to Perpignan, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 14 min

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

$111 - $498

Fly Barcelona to Beauvais, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Beauvais (BVA) BCN - BVA
  2. Take the train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord

$52 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to bus which costs 30€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Paris is 831 km. The road distance is 1036.1 km.

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The train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon takes 6 h 28 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona City Center and arriving at Paris City Center - Bercy. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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

TGV operates a train from Barcelona to Paris 3 times a day. Tickets cost $200 - $230 and the journey takes 6 h 28 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Barcelona to Paris every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 15 h 45 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Oviedo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Perpignan to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Cerbère
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cerbère to Paris Austerlitz
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $290
Train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 City Center to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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, Paris
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Paris
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$78
Book at
blablacar.es

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