Pau to Barcelona by train

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    19:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 17m
  • Distance
    297 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Pau to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from Pau to Barcelona take around 6 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 297 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Pau and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from Pau to Barcelona?

Journeys between Pau and Barcelona usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Pau to Barcelona every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Pau to Barcelona?

The Pau to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Pau to Barcelona train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Pau around 04:43 and the last train is around 19:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Pau around 05:05, and the last at 19:59.

When to book Pau to Barcelona train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Pau to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between Pau and Barcelona?

More than one train company operates on the route from Pau to Barcelona, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Alvia
  • FS100
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • Media Distancia
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.