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Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon by train

It takes an average of 12h 17m to travel from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon by train, over a distance of around 516 miles (830 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon and tickets for this journey start from $49.73 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 41m
PriceFrom $49.73
Distance516 miles (830 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
Departure stationBarcelona Sants
Arrival stationParis Gare de Lyon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus, Renfe-SNCF, BlaBlaBus

Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon for Tuesday May 25th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:15 14:46 7h 31m, 1 change
09:05 15:46 6h 41m, direct
10:16 19:46 9h 30m, 2 changes
12:16 21:46 9h 30m, 2 changes
14:16 05:52 15h 36m, 3 changes
14:16 07:46 17h 30m, 2 changes
14:50 05:52 15h 2m, 4 changes
14:50 07:46 16h 56m, 3 changes

Renfe-SNCF trains from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon

You can travel from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon 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 Gare de Lyon

The price of train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon starts at $49.73 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 Gare de Lyon 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 Gare de Lyon

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon? 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 Gare de Lyon take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona Sants and Paris Gare de Lyon is 12 hours and 17 minutes, with around 8 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 Gare de Lyon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon is 6 hours and 41 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon can start from as little as $49.73 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 Gare de Lyon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon 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 Gare de Lyon leave?

The first train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon leaves at 07:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon leaves at 14:50. 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 Gare de Lyon by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon cover a distance of around 516 miles (830 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/25/2021. 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 05/27/2021 for travel on 05/27/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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