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Barcelona to Perpignan by train
Fastest journey1hr 19m
Trains per day14
Avg. journey time1hr 22m
Travelling from Barcelona to Perpignan by train
Fast trains from Barcelona to Perpignan take around 1 hour and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 159 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Perpignan.
1. Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Perpignan?
Direct trains from Barcelona to Perpignan have been found.
We usually find around 14 direct trains on the route from Barcelona to Perpignan every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Perpignan?
The Barcelona to Perpignan train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Barcelona to Perpignan train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Perpignan is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 06:10 and the last train is around 18:30. This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Barcelona to Perpignan train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Barcelona to Perpignan are $31.43.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $47 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $50. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Barcelona to Perpignan train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 12 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barcelona to Perpignan by train.
Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Perpignan?
More than one train company operates on the route from Barcelona to Perpignan, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Other journeys to Perpignan View all journeys to Perpignan
TGV or AVE
The train from Barcelona to Perpignan is very fast, thanks to a new high-speed rail route which dives under the Pyrenees to link France and Spain. Both Spanish AVE and French TGV trains serve this cross-border route. For the best views of the Pyrenees, sit on the left side of the train.
If you prefer slow trains, you can also travel to Perpignan from Barcelona via the old line. The cross-border stretch along the rugged coast is very beautiful. Departures involve a change of train at Portbou.
Barcelona to Perpignan
Direct high-speed TGV or AVE trains depart from Barcelona Sants station. Your train will make two brief stops in Spain (at Girona and Figueres) before diving into the new Perthus Tunnel which runs through the Pyrenees. The Spanish-French border is in the middle of the tunnel.
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