Is there a train from Barcelona to France?
All Barcelona to Paris trains are run by a cooperation of Renfe and SNCF. All Barcelona to Paris trains are direct, depart from Barcelona Sants train station and arrive at Paris' Gare de Lyon. The Barcelona to Paris train journey takes as little as 6 hours and 25 minutes to arrive in Paris.
Is the train from Barcelona to Paris scenic?
The TGV from Barcelona to Paris non-stop train ride that is quite scenic. On a clear day, you'll see the snow-capped French Alps, the Mediterranean coastline, Vineyards, the Pyrenees and even Flamingo birds on the lakes. Although it's a little over six hours, it's well worth the time if you're into natural scenery.
Is the train ride from Barcelona to San Sebastian scenic?
Train journeys from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Sit back and enjoy scenic views on Renfe's high-speed Alvia services. Once you reach San Sebastian, refreshed and revived from your comfy journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of the stunning resort town at the centrally located station.
Barcelona Sants station, also known Sants Estación is Barcelona's largest train station and provides rail services both in and around Barcelona and for the whole of Spain and beyond.
The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Nice is 9 hours and 27 minutes, with around 2 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Traveling by 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.
The Alvia train is a high-speed train with direct service to San Sebastian, and one-way tickets start at $29 when booked in advance. You'll board the train at Barcelona-Sants station and arrive about five and a half hours later to the San Sebastian station.
So, is San Sebastian worth visiting? YES, and you'll need several days, we suggest 3 days in San Sebastian! San Sebastian is one of our favorite Spanish cities! It features one of the most beautiful urban beaches in Europe, an incredibly unique culture, and well… the best pintxos in the world!
Is there a direct train from Barcelona to San Sebastian? Yes, to get from Barcelona to San Sebastian, you can take one of the direct trains that depart from Sants station three times a day.
Barcelona to Paris by train
|Journey time||From 10h 53m|
|Distance||516 miles (831 km)|
|Frequency||4 trains per day|