Trains from
Barcelona to Lyon

Barcelona to Lyon route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time8h 32m
Trains per day1
Fare range€30-€214

First & last trains

First train departs at06:10
Last train departs at18:30

Fastest journey

Fastest route5h 04m


Origin StationBarcelona
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 22 Aug

5h 06mDirect
6h 08m2 changes
6h 39m1 change
5h 04m1 change
5h 05m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Barcelona to Lyon start at €80.57 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Barcelona to Lyon?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Barcelona to Lyon is €30. To buy train tickets from Barcelona to Lyon for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 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.

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

The average journey time between Barcelona and Lyon is 8 hours and 32 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 4 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 9 trains per day travelling from Barcelona to Lyon. 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 Barcelona to Lyon?

The first train from Barcelona to Lyon departs at 06:10. The last train from Barcelona to Lyon departs at 18:30. 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 Barcelona and Lyon?

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

How do I get back to Barcelona?

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

  • *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 Barcelona to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/08/2017. 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 26/04/2017 for travel on 28/05/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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