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Trip Lyon Barcelona

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Lyon to Barcelona

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How to get from Lyon to Barcelona?

We are suggesting 18 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Lyon Barcelona. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Lyon Barcelona by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Lyon and Barcelona on a map as well as the route Lyon Barcelona and the different connecting points (Barcelona-Sants Railway Station, Barcelona-Clot-Arago Railway Station, Barcelona-Paseo de Gracia Railway Station, Barcelone Norte Coach Station, Barcelone Sants Coach Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Lyon Barcelona

For your trip from Lyon (Rhône-Alpes, France) to Barcelona (Spain) with a distance of 331 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Lyon Barcelona is a direct bound.
Trains TGV of SNCF to Barcelona leave from Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station in Lyon. Arrival in Barcelona will take place at Barcelona-Sants station (1.7 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Lyon-Barcelona that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of OUIBUS, Eurolines, FlixBus or ALSA in Lyon. The bus will drop you off at Barcelone Norte bus station (0.7 mi from Barcelona, Spain). Please make sure to show up on time at Lyon bus station (1.3 mi from Lyon) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Barcelona.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Lyon-Barcelona.
The direct flight Lyon > Barcelona will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Lyon and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport, 13 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Barcelona (Barcelona-El Prat airport, IATA code: BCN) operated by Easyjet.

Which carriers to travel between Lyon and Barcelona?

Bus companies
The bus company OUIBUS operates the intercity service from the bus station of Lyon in Lyon and to the one of Barcelone Norte ( Spain)
Isilines is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Lyon (serving Lyon bus station at 1.3 mi from centre) and the city of Montpellier where the coach will drop you off at Montpellier Les Sabines station situated at about 1.9 mi from Montpellier city centre.
The coach company FlixBus carries out the route from the bus station of Lyon in Lyon and to the one of Barcelone Norte ( Spain)
The network of ALSA includes a coach line between the city of Lyon (serving Lyon bus station at 1.3 mi from centre) and the city of Barcelona where the coach will drop you off at Barcelone Norte station situated at about 0.7 mi from Barcelona city centre.
The bus company Eurolines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Lyon in Lyon and to the one of Barcelone Norte ( Spain)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Lyon-Barcelona (331.2 mi)
Airlines
Hop! carries out a flight from Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport situated 13 mi away from the city centre of Lyon to Montpellier (arrival at Montpellier-Méditerranée MPL airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Lyon Saint-Exupery International LYS airport (located 13 mi from Lyon, France) to Barcelona (serving Barcelona-El Prat BCN airport)
Railway companies
SNCF provides a rail connection Lyon-Barcelona with the train TGV from Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station (1.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Barcelona-Sants at arrival (1.7 mi from centre)
Renfe transports passengers on a rail line from Girona to Barcelona with the train Avant which leaves Girona station to arrive at Barcelona-Sants railway station ( Spain)
OUIGO operates the train journey Lyon-Montpellier with the train from Lyon-St-Exupéry-TGV railway station (12.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Montpellier-Saint-Roch at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
TGV Lyria provides a rail connection from Lyon to Montpellier with the train TGV Lyria which leaves Lyon-Part-Dieu station to arrive at Montpellier-Saint-Roch railway station (Languedoc-Roussillon France)

Stop cities from Lyon or cities to visit near Barcelona

When travelling from Barcelona to Lyon by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Montpellier, Perpignan located at 99 mi from Barcelona (France) Girona 53 mi away from Barcelona (Spain). If you have some time on your way to Barcelona or back to Lyon, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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