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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 47m

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

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Bus  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar / ...

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Bus via Paris  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris N707 / ...

Rideshare  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Paris 1033.9 km

Drive  •  9h 33m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Paris Bercy 1033.3 km

Fly Barcelona to Paris Orly  •  4h 48m

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

Fly Barcelona to Paris CDG  •  5h

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

Train to Perpignan, fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 48m

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

Barcelona to Paris by train

13 Weekly Trains
6h 47m Average Duration
€85 Cheapest Price
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International entry into France from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into France from Spain

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from France.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 22 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to bus which costs €28 - €60 and takes 13h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to fly which costs €45 - €210 and takes 4h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station station and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Paris is 831 km. The road distance is 1033.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Paris without a car is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs €85 - €120.

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The train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon takes 6h 47m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs €85 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €60 and takes 13h 40m, you could also fly, which costs €45 - €210 and takes 4h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Paris.
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  • Distance: 830.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 47m

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

Renfe SNCF operates a train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon twice daily. Tickets cost €85 - €120 and the journey takes 6h 47m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine every 4 hours. Tickets cost €28 - €35 and the journey takes 13h 40m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €260
Flights from Perpignan to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €320
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Paris
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Paris
Ave. Duration
11h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€66
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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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 Barcelona to Paris is 1033 km. It takes approximately 9h 33m to drive from Barcelona to Paris.

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Transavia France, easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Paris train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Barcelona to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 2521+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €2 - €6.

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