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There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6h 27m

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

170€ - 200€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona City Centre Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Barcelona City Centre / ...

30€ - 90€

6 alternative options

Rideshare  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Barcelone 646.7 miles

66€

Drive  •  9h 36m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Barcelona 646.2 miles

120€ - 180€

Fly Paris Orly to Barcelona  •  4h 50m

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

49€ - 215€

Fly Paris CDG to Barcelona  •  5h 10m

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

51€ - 227€

Train to Beauvais, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Chatelet Les Halles to Aeroport Cdg 1
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Barcelona (BCN) BVA - BCN

36€ - 197€

Fly Paris Orly to Perpignan, train  •  6h 31m

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

93€ - 440€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Barcelona is to bus which costs 30€ - 90€ and takes 14h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Barcelona is to fly which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 4h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Barcelona City Centre. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 27m.

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The distance between Paris and Barcelona is 831 km. The road distance is 1033.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs 170€ - 200€.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants takes 6h 27m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Paris to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, 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 27m and costs 170€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 90€ and takes 14h 45m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 519.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 27m

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Paris Bercy to Barcelona 5 times a day. Tickets cost 170€ - 200€ and the journey takes 6h 27m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris Bercy to Barcelona twice daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 50€ and the journey takes 14h 45m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 410€
Flights from Paris Orly to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 550€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 410€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 190€
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 220€
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 220€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
170€ - 200€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
170€ - 200€
1st Class
230€ - 340€
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
34€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
34€ - 40€
1st Class
50€ - 65€
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris, Paris to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
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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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Paris to Barcelona bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Barcelona City Centre station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Barcelona is 1034 km. It takes approximately 9h 36m to drive from Paris to Barcelona.

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Transavia France, Air Europa, easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Paris to Barcelona bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 3468+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 88€ per night.

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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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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 23m and costs 18€.

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