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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

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Bus  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

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Rideshare  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Paris 1033.9 km

Drive  •  9h 33m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Paris Bercy 1033.3 km

Fly Barcelona to Paris Orly  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Paris Orly (ORY) BCN - ORY

Fly Barcelona to Paris CDG  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Paris CDG (CDG) BCN - CDG

Train to Perpignan, fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
  2. Fly from Perpignan (PGF) to Paris Orly (ORY) PGF - ORY

Fly Barcelona to Beauvais, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Beauvais (BVA) BCN - BVA
  2. Take the train from Beauvais to Paris Gare du Nord
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International entry into France from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into France from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Spain
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, Suriname, Turkey and Ukraine
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from Eswatini, Lesotho, South Africa and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Belgium, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Turkey, Ukraine, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Canada, Comoros, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Lesotho, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Turkey, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Belgium and Réunion
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • 7 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 2 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from France.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 22 Dec 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to bus which costs €28 - €60 and takes 14h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to fly which costs €35 - €200 and takes 5h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station station and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Paris is 831 km. The road distance is 1033.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Paris without a car is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs €85 - €120.

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The train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon takes 6h 47m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Barcelona to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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Barcelona to Paris train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Paris is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs €85 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €60 and takes 14h 5m, you could also fly, which costs €35 - €200 and takes 5h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Paris.
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  • Distance: 830.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Paris, France?

Renfe SNCF operates a train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon twice daily. Tickets cost €85 - €120 and the journey takes 6h 47m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 3 times a day. Tickets cost €28 - €35 and the journey takes 14h 5m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €420
Flights from Perpignan to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €160
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Sncf
Website
navitia2-eng.fr-ne-open.prod.canaltp.fr
Train from Beauvais to Paris Gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
navitia2-eng.fr-ne-open.prod.canaltp.fr
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
Blablabus
Ouibus
Website
navitia2-eng.fr-ne-open.prod.canaltp.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
navitia2-eng.fr-ne-open.prod.canaltp.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Paris
Ave. Duration
11h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€66
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Barcelona to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Barcelona to Paris train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Paris is 1033 km. It takes approximately 9h 33m to drive from Barcelona to Paris.

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Iberia, easyJet, Transavia France and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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