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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Barcelona to Paris. Traveling by bus from Barcelona to Paris usually takes around 15 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 12 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance516 mi (831 km)
Shortest duration12h 15m
Cheapest price$52.41
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Barcelona to Paris?

$71.71 is the average price of a bus ticket from Barcelona to Paris. Any tickets cheaper than $71.71 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$168$134$101$67$34JFMAMJJASOND

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $58 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Barcelona to Paris in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $154 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$168$134$101$67$343020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 15 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$52.93 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Barcelona to Paris?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Barcelona to Paris. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus1115h 45m$87.90
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 11 trips from Barcelona to Paris, and usually makes the trip in about 15 hours and 45 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Barcelona to Paris during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Barcelona to Paris?

The bus takes an average of 15 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 831 kilometers from Barcelona to Paris. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Because many passengers travel from Barcelona to Paris at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Barcelona?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Barcelona to Paris, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Barcelona to Paris every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Barcelona

Featuring a mix of bizarre modern vibes and quaint buildings, Barcelona is a great destination for tourists seeking fun and cultural activities alike. Barcelona takes great pride in its unique architecture, and the most prominent example of its uniqueness is the La Sagrada Família, one of the most iconic buildings in the city. Boasting a unique Gothique-esque architectural style, the cathedral will leave you in awe. The most interesting part is that the church is actually still in construction, and is expected to be finished by 2026. If you want to stroll around the streets of Barcelona, the Barri Gòtic, the oldest part of the city, will be a perfect choice. Here visitors will find old buildings with Medieval or Roman architecture. If you are looking to enjoy Barcelona’s nightlife, head over to Las Ramblas, the most fun area around.

For the best Catalonian dishes, don’t hesitate to head over to Babula Bar 1937, which offers top-tier local cuisine. Barcelona is also rather famous for its seafood, so don’t hesitate to give that a try at one of the many restaurants the city has to offer.

For buses, Estació del Nord serves as the central hub of intercity services. The Barcelona Sants is the city’s main train station, offering access to many cities in Europe. Commercial air services are provided by the Barcelona-El Prat Airport, which is located 11 miles from the city center.

Paris

Paris, the famous City of Lights, is the premier destination of choice for people visiting France. Boasting a rich cultural heritage and world-famous culinary traditions, Paris will certainly amaze visitors with everything it has to offer. The city’s star attraction is the famous Eiffel Tower, which was constructed in 1889. An architectural marvel that has stood the test of time, the Eiffel Tower is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Paris, and visitors can take an elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see iconic landmark is the Musée du Louvre, one of the best art museums in the world. At the Louvre, visitors can marvel at more than 35,000 works of art, including the world-famous Mona Lisa. If you wish to stay away from the deafening crowd, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the largest green space in the city, will have what you need.

Paris’ food scene is rich and vibrant, brimming with both traditional bistros and chic new restaurants. For those who enjoy a rustic French vibe, the 2ème arrondissement offers some great selections. If you feel like splurging a little bit, head over to Guy Savoy, one of the best restaurants in town.

Paris is a central hub of transportation in France and Europe, in general. Visitors can catch trains to other cities at one of the six central stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The main bus station is Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne located not too far from Gare d'Austerlitz. The principal airports in the city are Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, and Beauvais–Tillé Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Barcelona?

Carrer d'Ali Bei 80  - ESBRADEFLX-0

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Main departure station: Carrer d'Ali Bei 80

Originally a train station, Barcelona Nord is now a bus station located at Carrer d'Ali Bei 80. The station was built in 1862 for rail service to Barcelona but was partially converted into a bus station and a sports hall in recent years. The station is conveniently located within a short distance of famous landmarks such as the Plaça de Catalunya. Intercity buses like FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus stop at the station and offer service to other cities like Madrid, San Sebastian, and Marseille. You will find the usual amenities at the station, such as public restrooms, ATMs, shops, and restaurants. The station also features large waiting areas with seats. You can also access the nearby Arc de Triomf Metro station to travel throughout the rest of Barcelona.

All bus stations in Barcelona:

  • Carrer d'Ali Bei 80

  • Sants

  • Barcelona Airport - El Prat T2

Where does the bus arrive in Paris?

Main arrival station: Gare de Bercy Seine

All buses from Barcelona arrive at one main station in Paris.

Bus stations in Paris:

  • Gare de Bercy Seine

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