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Paris to Barcelona by train

The journey from Paris to Barcelona by train is 516.42 mi and takes 7 hr 36 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:14 AM and the last at 7:37 PM. It is possible to travel from Paris to Barcelona by train for as little as $54.89 or as much as $477.24. The best price for this journey is $54.89.

Lowest Price$54.89
Journey Duration7 hr 36 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$54.89
Highest Price$477.24
First Departure6:14 AM
Last Departure7:37 PM
Distance516.42 mi
DepartureParis
ArrivalBarcelona
CarriersFlixBus, OUIGOMore

Paris to Barcelona Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Paris to Barcelona. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much do train tickets from Paris to Barcelona cost?

On average, a train ticket from Paris to Barcelona will cost you $184.76. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $54.89. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $184.76 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Paris to Barcelona.

How long is the journey from Paris to Barcelona by train?

The journey between Paris and Barcelona by train is approximately 516.42 mi. It will take you more or less 7 hr 36 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Paris and Barcelona by train usually takes 7 hr 36 min to cover a distance of 516.42 mi. The shortest journey from Paris to Barcelona will take you 6 hr 45 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Barcelona quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Paris to Barcelona leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Paris to Barcelona leaving at 6:14 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 7:37 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Paris to Barcelona leaving at 6:14 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 7:37 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use to travel from Paris to Barcelona?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Paris and Barcelona. You can start your journey in Paris at stations such as Paris, Porte Maillot,Paris - Orly Airport,Paris Gare du Nord,Paris La Défense,Paris Beauvais-Tillé Airport,Paris Montparnasse 3 Vaugirard,Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 2C,Paris - Gare De Lyon. These connect to stations including Barcelona Paseo de Gracia,BARCELONA SANTS,Barcelona-Sant Andreu Comtal,Barcelona Franca,Barcelona El Prat Airport T2,Barcelona-Clot-Arago,Barcelona Placa de Catalunya,Barcelona Nord in Barcelona. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Paris to Barcelona.

How many journeys from Paris to Barcelona are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Paris to Barcelona using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 6 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Paris to Barcelona using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 4 direct connections from Paris to Barcelona each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 2 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Paris to Barcelona. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Paris to Barcelona
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Paris to Barcelona.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Paris to Barcelona, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Paris to Barcelona.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $59.80 to $124.80 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 52% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Paris to Barcelona

The cheapest Paris - Barcelona train tickets can be found for as low as $69.94 if you’re lucky, or $108.53 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $142.50.

Find the best day to travel to Barcelona by train

When travelling to Barcelona by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane is the owner of Trenitalia, which serves as the main train operator in Italy. The high-speed Frecciarossa trains link Milan, Rome, Naples, Florence, and Turin at speeds of up to 300 km/h (186 mph). Frecciargento and Frecciabianca are two other high-speed services that operate at slightly slower rates but provide connectivity to smaller cities and towns. Trenitalia operates regional and intercity train, and provides international connections to neighboring countries through EuroCity trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Paris to Barcelona

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and TGV inOui when traveling from Paris to Barcelona.

Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board FlixBus, OUIGO and BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Barcelona
Compare services on board when travelling from Paris to Barcelona by train.
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Paris to Barcelona CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
58.18kg
Bus
62.33kg
Flight
166.22kg
Car
132.97kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Paris to Barcelona by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Paris and Barcelona are 58.18kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Paris and Barcelona? By taking the train between Paris and Barcelona you will save 108.04kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 4.15kg compared to a bus and 74.79kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Paris to Barcelona?
A train ticket from Paris to Barcelona is $184.76. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $54.89.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Paris to Barcelona?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Paris to Barcelona is $54.89. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Paris and Barcelona by train?
Paris to Barcelona is 516.42 mi.
How long does the train between Paris and Barcelona take?
Paris to Barcelona is on average 7 hr 36 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 45 min.
Which companies operate from Paris to Barcelona?
The train journey from Paris to Barcelona is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, OUIGO, BlaBlaCar Bus, Trenitalia, Renfe, TGV inOui and INTERCITÉS.
How many train connections per day go from Paris to Barcelona?
Paris to Barcelona has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Paris to Barcelona leave?
The earliest train from Paris to Barcelona departs at 6:14 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Paris to Barcelona depart?
The latest train from Paris to Barcelona departs at 7:37 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Paris to Barcelona in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $54.89 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Paris to Barcelona?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Paris to go to Barcelona.
What's the fastest journey time between Paris to Barcelona by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Paris and Barcelona is 6 hr 45 min.
Is there a direct train from Paris to Barcelona?
Yes, there is a direct train between Paris and Barcelona.
What are the CO2 emissions for Paris to Barcelona by train?
The train journey from Paris to Barcelona creates 58.18kg of CO2 emissions.

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