Paris makes for an unforgettable getaway, whether you're planning to shop, dine, or visit the many museums. Book a bus ticket from Barcelona to Paris, and you'll enjoy the vacation of your dreams, even on a limited budget. Its quartiers are like a patchwork of little villages, and while it’s one of the world’s major metropolises (with all of the culture and facilities that go with it), there’s a real sense of community at the local shops, markets and cafes.
What do you need to know about planning a trip from Barcelona to Paris?
With an average of 18 daily buses from Barcelona to Paris and departures from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., you'll have several convenient choices. A range of companies, including OUIBUS, FlixBus, Linebus, and Eurolines, operate buses along this route, so you can easily find one that offers the price and amenities you want. The average price for a bus ticket on this route is $69, and the average trip length is 15 hours but you can find bus trips lasting 13 hours. Most routes don't require transfers, so you can take a snooze and wake up in Paris!
Although most buses depart from Estación de Autobuses Barcelona-Nord or Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Sants, they arrive at a number of different stations in Paris. Choose from routes to Porte Maillot, Quai de Bercy, Porte d'Orleans, and even Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Why is the bus the best way to get from Barcelona to Paris?
The bus might not offer the quickest route to get from Barcelona to Paris, but taking the bus costs a fraction of the price of a plane or train ticket. Plane tickets between the two cities typically start around $80 and can cost as much as $300. Many flights also include connections, which adds significant time to the trip.
Train tickets for the trip from Barcelona to Paris start around $150 for economy seats. If you prefer premium train service, you can expect to pay as much as $185. If you're on a budget, purchasing a $60 bus ticket is an easy choice.
How can you optimize your trip?
Want to stay connected throughout the trip? Many buses on this route, especially Flixbus and Eurolines, provide free Wi-Fi and power outlets for passengers.
If you've ever had to take a few suitcases on an airplane, you know how expensive airlines' baggage fees can be. Keep in mind that most buses that operate between Barcelona and Paris allow you to bring several bags on board, but you may need to reserve a space for larger suitcases ahead of time. Be sure to check your bus operator's luggage policy before booking.
What are the best things to do when you arrive in Paris?
No matter where you arrive in Paris, you'll find plenty to do. The Quai de Bercy bus station is in the 12th arrondissement, just steps from the Parc de Bercy, the Seine, and several local bus and subway connections. The Porte Maillot bus station is in the city's 17th arrondissement, just a short walk from the Arc de Triomphe, shopping on the Champs Elysées, and countless cafés.
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