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.

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Train  •  6 h 21 min

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

$200 - $230

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Bus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Barcelona City Center Ouibus / ...

$35 - $110

6 alternative options

Rideshare  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Barcelone 646.7 miles

$78

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Barcelona 646.5 miles

$130 - $200

Fly Paris CDG to Barcelona  •  4 h 45 min

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

$58 - $260

Fly Paris Orly to Barcelona  •  4 h 43 min

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

$46 - $238

Fly Paris Orly to Perpignan, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$95 - $490

Train to Beauvais, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Barcelona (BCN) BVA - BCN

$51 - $248

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

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Barcelona is to fly which costs 35€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

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

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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. The journey takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Paris and Barcelona is 831 km. The road distance is 1034.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs 170€ - 200€.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants takes 6 h 21 min 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 station.

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Paris to Barcelona train services, operated by 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 6 h 21 min and costs 170€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 90€ and takes 14 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Paris to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 519.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Barcelona 5 times a day. Tickets cost $200 - $230 and the journey takes 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 14 h 45 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris Orly to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
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
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
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 to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
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
11 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$78
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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