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Taking the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris in 6 hours 45 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 7 hours 10 minutes to travel the 831 km from Barcelona Sants to Paris by train, although you can get there in as little as 6 hours 45 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 2 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. High-speed Renfe-SNCF services operate on this route, providing fast cross-border connections between Spain and France.

Train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Paris start from $34.47 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Paris? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Barcelona Sants to Paris by train

It takes an average of 7h 10m to travel from Barcelona Sants to Paris by train, over a distance of around 517 miles (831 km). There are normally 2 trains per day travelling from Barcelona Sants to Paris and tickets for this journey start from $34.47 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 45m
PriceFrom $34.47
Distance517 miles (831 km)
Frequency2 trains per day
First train08:15
Last train10:05
Departure stationBarcelona Sants
Arrival stationParis
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus, Renfe-SNCF, ALSA

Barcelona Sants to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona Sants to Paris for Thursday Dec 2nd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
08:15 Barcelona Sants15:50 Paris Gare de LyonAVE 9736 SNCF Get tickets7h 35m, 1 change
10:05 Barcelona Sants16:50 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets6h 45m, direct
08:15 Barcelona Sants15:50 Paris Gare de LyonAVE 9736 SNCF Get tickets7h 35m, 1 change
10:05 Barcelona Sants16:50 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets6h 45m, direct
08:15 Barcelona Sants14:50 Paris Gare de LyonAVE 9736 SNCF Get tickets6h 35m, 1 change
10:05 Barcelona Sants16:50 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets6h 45m, direct
08:15 Barcelona Sants14:50 Paris Gare de LyonAVE 9736 SNCF Get tickets6h 35m, 1 change
10:05 Barcelona Sants16:50 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets6h 45m, direct
08:15 Barcelona Sants15:50 Paris Gare de LyonAVE 9736 SNCF Get tickets7h 35m, 1 change
10:05 Barcelona Sants16:50 Paris Gare de LyonTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets6h 45m, direct

Renfe-SNCF trains from Barcelona Sants to Paris

You can travel from Barcelona Sants to Paris on Renfe-SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe-SNCF trains are the result of a collaboration between France and Spain to bring the two countries together via a network of high-speed trains. There are two comfort classes – Turista (or Second Class) and Preferente (or First Class). Both classes have power sockets and comfortable seating. Luggage security checks are in force at all Spanish stations before boarding. It's also advisable to travel with your identity card for border control.

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Paris

The price of train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Paris starts at $34.47 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Paris by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Barcelona Sants to Paris

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona Sants to Paris? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona Sants and Paris is 7 hours and 10 minutes, with around 2 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Barcelona Sants and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona Sants to Paris is 6 hours and 45 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris cost?

Train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Paris can start from as little as $34.47 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Barcelona Sants to Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Barcelona Sants to Paris without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Barcelona Sants to Paris each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Barcelona Sants to Paris leave?

The first train from Barcelona Sants to Paris leaves at 08:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Barcelona Sants to Paris leave?

The last train from Barcelona Sants to Paris leaves at 10:05. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Barcelona Sants and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona Sants to Paris cover a distance of around 517 miles (831 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Barcelona Sants.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona Sants to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/02/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/28/2021 for travel on 10/28/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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