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There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona to Perpignan by train, bus, rideshare 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.

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan Tgv / ...

$30 - $50

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Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Perpignan 721 / ...

$7 - $35

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Perpignan 119.6 miles

$14

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Perpignan 119.6 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Perpignan is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Perpignan is to train which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Perpignan. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Perpignan. Services depart every two hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Perpignan is 158 km. The road distance is 191.4 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Perpignan without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 28€ - 40€.

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The train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Barcelona to Perpignan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Perpignan train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Perpignan is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 28€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 30€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Perpignan.
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  • Distance: 98.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Barcelona to Perpignan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Barcelona to Perpignan every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Spanish Railways AVE
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
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 Centre to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
starbus.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.es

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Barcelona to Perpignan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Perpignan station.

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Barcelona to Perpignan train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Perpignan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Perpignan is 191 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Barcelona to Perpignan.

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There are 1630+ hotels available in Perpignan. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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