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

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

French Railways (SNCF) operates a train from Lyon to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Avg. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona via Zurich
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Train operators
French Railways (SNCF)
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Avg. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Avg. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Barcelone
Avg. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Barcelona
Avg. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Montpellier
Avg. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Montpellier
Avg. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Barcelone
Avg. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$51
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lyon to Barcelona?

The distance between Lyon and Barcelona is 531 km. The road distance is 636 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Barcelona?

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 41€ and takes 7 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lyon to Barcelona?

The quickest way to get from Lyon to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs 65€.

Is there a direct train between Lyon and Barcelona?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Lyon and Barcelona?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon Gare Perrache and arriving at Barcelone. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Lyon to Barcelona?

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