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There are 9 ways to get from Paris 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.

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Train  •  6h 49m

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

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Fly Paris Orly to Barcelona  •  4h 56m

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

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Bus  •  12h 10m

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

Bus via Orléans  •  16h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Orléans BlaBlaCar Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orleans to Aeropuerto Barcelona- Prat T1 Alsa

Rideshare  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Barcelone 1031.8 km

Drive  •  9h 36m

  1. Drive from Paris to Barcelona 1034.9 km

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Barcelona  •  5h

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

Bus to Beauvais, fly to Barcelona  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Porte Maillot to Airport Paris-Beauvais
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Barcelona (BCN) BVA - BCN

Fly Paris Orly to Perpignan, train  •  6h 41m

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

Paris to Barcelona by train

15 Weekly Trains
6h 49m Average Duration
€160 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs €66 and takes 11h 52m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 56m and costs €55 - €250.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 49m.

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The distance between Paris and Barcelona is 1080 km. The road distance is 1034.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs €160 - €270.

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The train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants takes 6h 49m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Paris to Barcelona bus services, operated by BlaBlaCar Bus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Barcelona is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs €160 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €120 and takes 12h 10m, you could also fly, which costs €60 - €250 and takes 5h.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1079.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 49m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants twice daily. Tickets cost €160 - €270 and the journey takes 6h 49m. Alternatively, BlaBlaCar Bus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord every 4 hours. Tickets cost €60 - €90 and the journey takes 12h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €320
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €850
Flights from Paris Orly to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €330
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €390
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €390
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €320
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €320
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Train operators
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
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€160 - €270
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€160 - €220
1st Class
€200 - €270
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€35 - €50
1st Class
€50 - €70
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Website
renfe.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
Bus operators
BlaBlaCar Bus

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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Orléans
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
https://www.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
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
Bus from Orleans to Aeropuerto Barcelona- Prat T1
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €120
Website
https://www.alsa.com/en/web/bus/home
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Phone
+33 6 31 09 82 47
Email
contact@euroscoach.com
Website
euroscoach.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Orleans - Av George Pompidou
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Aéroport Paris Beauvais
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€66
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Paris to Barcelona bus services, operated by BlaBlaCar Bus, arrive at Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord station.

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Paris to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Barcelona is 1035 km. It takes approximately 9h 36m to drive from Paris to Barcelona.

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

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