There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Barcelona 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  •  5 h 7 min

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

$80 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lloret de Mar Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lloret de Mar to Barcelona 2

$22 - $42

5 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Barcelona N710 / ...

$22 - $65

Rideshare  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Barcelone 398.2 miles

$47

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Barcelona 397.3 miles

$85 - $130

Fly from Lyon  •  4 h 36 min

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

$42 - $185

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 32 min

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

$69 - $233

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Barcelona is to bus which costs 19€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Barcelona is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Barcelona is 531 km. The road distance is 635.7 km.

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants takes 5 h 7 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Barcelona is 636 km. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from Lyon to Barcelona.

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

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 331.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Lyon to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Barcelona via Lloret de Mar in around 8 h 27 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
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 Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lloret de Mar
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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