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Travel from Barcelona to Lison by train in 11 hours 4 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Barcelona to Lison by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Barcelona to Lison by train is 18 hours 51 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 11 hours 4 minutes. You'll usually find 6 trains per day traveling the 908 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Lison. You're likely to be traveling with TGV, SNCF or Renfe-SNCF to Lison. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Barcelona to Lison in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $229.14. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Barcelona to Lison by train

It takes an average of 18h 51m to travel from Barcelona to Lison by train, over a distance of around 564 miles (908 km). There are normally 6 trains per day traveling from Barcelona to Lison and tickets for this journey start from $229.14 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

11h 4m


908 miles (564 km)


6 trains per day


1 change


From $229.14

Train and bus operators

BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Renfe-SNCF, ALSA

Barcelona to Lison train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona to Lison for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:33 20:37 11h 4m, 1 change
13:32 07:56 18h 24m, 1 change
14:16 10:25 20h 9m, 5 changes
14:16 12:31 22h 15m, 3 changes
14:50 10:25 19h 35m, 6 changes
14:50 12:31 21h 41m, 4 changes

Renfe-SNCF, SNCF, TGV and TER trains from Barcelona to Lison

You can travel from Barcelona to Lison on Renfe-SNCF, SNCF, TGV and TER 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.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

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TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Lison

The price of train tickets from Barcelona to Lison starts at $229.14 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 to Lison 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 to Lison

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona to Lison? 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 to Lison take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Lison is 18 hours and 51 minutes, with around 6 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 and Lison by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona to Lison is 11 hours and 4 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona to Lison cost?

Train tickets from Barcelona to Lison can start from as little as $229.14 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 to Lison?

No, there are no direct train services from Barcelona to Lison. Travelling from Barcelona to Lison by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Barcelona to Lison leave?

The first train from Barcelona to Lison leaves at 10:33. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Barcelona to Lison leave?

The last train from Barcelona to Lison leaves at 15:50. 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 and Lison by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona to Lison cover a distance of around 564 miles (908 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona to Lison for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. 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 12/02/2022 for travel on 12/02/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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