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How to Get From Paris to Barcelona by Train

Paris and Barcelona are two of the most visited cities in Europe. They may seem far apart, but traveling between these cultural highlights is both quick and easy. A direct train will take you from romantic Paris to the enchanting streets of Barcelona. Find out everything you need to know to make this journey for yourself.

Video train route Barcelona - Paris

Train options for Paris to Barcelona

Map with train route Paris to Barcelona


High-speed train

Travel time

6hrs 15 minutes

Seat reservations



Paris Gare de Lyon -
Barcelona Sants

Traveling by high-speed train

    Renfe-SNCF high-speed train
Renfe-SNCF high-speed train

The fastest way to travel from Paris to Barcelona is by taking the Renfe-SNCF high-speed train. This comfortable train will transport you to your destination in just 6 hours and 15 minutes. Use our timetable to find out train times.

If you're traveling with a Eurail Pass, you don't need to buy a ticket and only pay a reservation fee. We recommend you book your seats as far in advance as possible.

Eurail Passes

Eurail Pass cover

The Eurail Pass is a train pass that lets you travel on nearly every train in Europe. It comes in all shapes and sizes, so you can pick the one that best fits your vacation plans.


See all Eurail Passes.