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There are 6 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2h 13m

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

€49 - €195

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15h 57m

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

€33 - €68

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Train via Lyon  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave

€139 - €185

Train  •  8h 33m

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

€107 - €156

Bus via Orléans  •  17h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to Orléans BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the bus from Orléans to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station BlaBlaCar Bus

€34 - €46

Drive  •  10h

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station 1060.2 km

€110 - €170

Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station by train

The train journey time between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Plaça de Catalunya Station is around 20h 9m and covers a distance of around 1102 km. The fastest train normally takes 20h 9m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui, Renfe SNCF and others, the Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station train service departs from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV and arrives in PlaÇa Catalunya. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
20h 9m
Fastest train time:
20h 9m
Train distance:
1102 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€186
Carbon emissions:
58 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:57
Last train departs at:
11:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station train schedules

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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Plaça de Catalunya Station is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Plaça de Catalunya Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Plaça de Catalunya Station is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station is to bus via Orléans which costs €30 - €50 and takes 17h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station is to fly which takes 2h 13m and costs €45 - €200.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station station. However, there are services departing from Paris Charles de Gaulle and arriving at Barcelona Nord - Bus Station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station. However, there are services departing from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV and arriving at PlaÇa Catalunya via Lyon Part Dieu and Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 14m.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Plaça de Catalunya Station is 848 km. The road distance is 1060.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station without a car is to train via Lyon which takes 8h 14m and costs €130 - €190.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station, including transfers.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station is to fly which takes 2h 13m and costs €45 - €200. Alternatively, you can train via Lyon, which costs €130 - €190 and takes 8h 14m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €70 and takes 15h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station.
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  • Distance: 847.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 13m

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Plaça de Catalunya Station, Spain?

Air France, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station via Lyon Part Dieu and Sants in around 8h 14m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €310
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €310
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€29 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €1300
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to Orléans
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Orléans to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station is 1060 km. It takes approximately 10h to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Plaça de Catalunya Station.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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