SNCFOUIBUSEurostar
Route overview
Avg. journey time5h 15m
Trains per day1
Fare range€29.00 - €182.00
Distance532km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at07:06
Last train departs at15:36
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 58m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationBarcelona

Lyon to Barcelona train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Barcelona for Monday 24th Sep 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:06
12:38
Lyon
Barcelona
5h 32m
1 change
11:10
16:34
Lyon
Barcelona
5h 24m
1 change
14:24
19:31
Lyon
Barcelona
5h 07m
Direct
15:36
20:34
Lyon
Barcelona
4h 58m
1 change
07:06
12:38
Lyon
Barcelona
5h 32m
1 change

Renfe-SNCF trains from Lyon to Barcelona

You can travel from Lyon to Barcelona on Renfe-SNCF trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Lyon to Barcelona, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.
Renfe-SNCF

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.

Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

Lyon to Barcelona train prices

Train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona start at €29.00 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Barcelona start at €82.46 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€82.46
14 days
in advance
€97.32
Avg. single price
On the day
€149.04
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to Barcelona by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Barcelona is 5 hours and 15 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 58 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Barcelona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to Barcelona?

The first train from Lyon to Barcelona departs at 07:06. The last train from Lyon to Barcelona departs at 15:36. 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.

Are there direct train services between Lyon and Barcelona?

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

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Barcelona to Lyon.

  • *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 Lyon to Barcelona for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/09/2018. 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 23/06/2018 for travel on 23/06/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

Journeys start better with Trainline

We help customers across Europe make more than 125,000 smarter journeys every single day.