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Bus, train, and airline operators provide regular services to Paris from Barcelona each and every day of the week. Travelling by plane tends to be significantly faster than the other available modes of transport. Bus travel is generally the slowest option; however the cost of bus fares tends to be cheaper than flight and train fares. It's advisable to book in advance as seats often fill up fast.
There are several bus companies that operate frequent services between Paris and Barcelona including Eurolines, Linebus, iDbus and Megabus. Each company usually provides one or two trips every day. The journey by bus normally takes from around 13 hours and 55 minutes. The departure point is most commonly Barcelona Nord while the arrival point is Paris Gallieni bus station.
Train services are provided by SNCF and Renfe. Trains to Paris from Barcelona are usually direct and the duration of the journey is 6 hours and 15 minutes. There are also overnight services available which involve a change at either Perpignan or Toulouse. Trains depart from Barcelona Sants station and arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon. During the winter months there are usually two services per day while in the summer there are four per day.
Numerous airline operators provide flight services to Paris from Barcelona. These include Lufthansa, easy Jet, Vueling, Air France and Air Europa. Most flights serving this route depart from Barcelona Airport and arrive at either Orly International Airport or Charles de Gaulle Airport. Flight duration is from around 1 hour and 45 minutes and flights are usually direct. Flight services for this route operate once or twice an hour during the day.