If you must travel, travel safely. For contactless travel, use digital tickets on your phone.

Renfe
ALSA

The best prices from hundreds of train and coach companies

Join millions of people who use us every day

Travel to thousands of destinations in 45 countries

Independent
"Trainline’s take-off has been vertical. It’s the only global digital travel platform of its sort."
GQ
"For those travelling by train, the most efficient and trustworthy way to purchase tickets is Trainline."
MSN
"If you’re thinking of getting the train the best site to use is thetrainline.com."

TGV trains from Barcelona to Perpignan

Hop on one of the direct TGV services operated by Renfe-SNCF and your journey to Perpignan from Barcelona will be so smooth and quick you won’t even realise you got to your destination!

Travelling from city centre to city centre, you won’t have to worry about traffic jams nor parking. There are about 6 trains covering the Barcelona to Perpignan route, 4 of which are direct. The first train leaves from Barcelona Sants at 08:20, while the last one departs at 16:36.

Once you get off at Perpignan station, head to the Halles Vauban market and enjoy the local cuisine, or spend some time exploring the Palais des de Majorque, one of Perpignan’s main landmarks.

Have we not convinced you yet? Keep reading for more information about the train journey from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan and book your train tickets with us.

Barcelona Sants to Perpignan by train

It takes an average of 3h 52m to travel from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan by train, over a distance of around 99 miles (159 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan and tickets for this journey start from €19 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 20m
Price€19 - €74
Distance99 miles (159 km)
Frequency6 trains per day
Departure stationBarcelona Sants
Arrival stationPerpignan
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Barcelona Sants to Perpignan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan for mardi 2e juin 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:16 11:00 4h 44m, 1 change
10:10 11:32 1h 22m, direct
10:16 15:00 4h 44m, 1 change
14:00 15:20 1h 20m, direct
15:16 21:01 5h 45m, 1 change
15:40 21:01 5h 21m, 2 changes

Renfe-SNCF trains from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan

You can travel from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan 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 Perpignan

Train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan start at €19 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €60.93.
lowest price found
from19
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price32.38
on the day
avg. single price60.93

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 Perpignan 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan? 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 Perpignan take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona Sants and Perpignan is 3 hours and 52 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 Sants and Perpignan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan can start from as little as €19 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 Perpignan?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan leaves at 06:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan leaves at 15:40. 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 Perpignan by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan cover a distance of around 99 miles (159 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Perpignan to Barcelona Sants.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Barcelona Sants to Perpignan for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/06/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

Europe’s leading train and coach app

We help customers across Europe make more than 172,000 smarter journeys every day.