The number of daily trains from Barcelona to Perpignan has been temporarily reduced due to the pandemic, but it remains a very straightforward journey.
Final Destination: Paris or Lyon or Marseille or Toulouse
Aim to be at Barcelona Sants a minimum of 20 mins before departure, in order to allow time to pass through the security checks.
At Barcelona Sants station these trains to France depart from the part of the station used by the Spanish high speed trains - vias (platforms/tracks) 1 - 6.
So when you're in the station follow the signs that are pointing the way to the ' Alta-Velocidad' trains.
The current plan for this route is that the following departures will be available until late 2022:
3 x trains per day
Book early and save: Yes
Online bookings open: 4 months ahead of the travel date
When looking for tickets on Trainline tick the 'fastest journeys' box, on Oui.SNCF tick the 'direct trains' box,
Though it can be worth comparing the prices between booking agents for this journey.
Seats will automatically be assigned when booking tickets for this journey.
Rail Pass users:
If you want the peace of mind of reserving before arriving at a Spanish station, you will need to use the Eurail and InterRail booking services to reserve your seats - and pay the booking fee for doing so.
Though you can avoid a booking fee if you do reserve at a Spanish station.
Or if you will be travelling with a rail pass, you can avoid paying any reservation fees at all by taking a train from Barcelona to Cerbére - and then connecting there for a TER train on to Perpignan.
|Ticket Provider||Approximate Cost|
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