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.
The average journey time between Barcelona and Paris is 9 hours and 5 minutes and the fastest journey time is 6 hours and 28 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Barcelona to Paris. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Barcelona to Paris departs at 09:25. The last train from Barcelona to Paris departs at 16:45. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Barcelona to Paris without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Barcelona to Paris. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
By train, of course. See trains from Paris to Barcelona.