Route overview
Avg. journey time5h 21m
Trains per day1
Fare range€35-€336
Train operatorsEurolines France, Flixbus, Ouibus,
First & last trains
First train departs at07:02
Last train departs at17:10
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 02m
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationBarcelona

Train times for Mon 16 Jul

5h 32m
1 change
5h 24m
1 change
5h 07m
4h 58m
1 change
5h 08m
1 change

Everything you need to know about your train journey

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

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Barcelona start at €82.71 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Barcelona is €35. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Barcelona 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 Lyon to Barcelona by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Barcelona is 5 hours and 21 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 5 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 07:02. The last train from Lyon to Barcelona departs at 17:10. 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 16/07/2018. 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 14/04/2018 for travel on 15/04/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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