Distance from Paris (FR) to Barcelona (ES)

Name Paris Barcelona
Country France Spain
Country ISO codes FR / FRA ES / ESP
Continent Europe Europe
Continent code EU EU
DD coordinates 48.856614 / 2.352222 41.387917 / 2.169919
Time zone Europe/Paris Europe/Madrid
Airports 7 1
Straight distance from Paris to Barcelona is 831 kilometers (516 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is Paris from Barcelona, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 48.856614 / 2.352222 and 41.387917 / 2.169919.


When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far Paris (FR) from Barcelona (ES) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from Paris to Barcelona amounts to 831 km / 516 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from 48.856614 / 2.352222 and coordinates to 41.387917 / 2.169919.

The flight time of 0 hours, 59 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from Paris (FR) to Barcelona (ES) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are Europe/Paris / Europe/Madrid.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Paris (FR)
Arrives in Barcelona (ES)
Paris to Barcelona distance 831 km / 516 mil
Avg car duration 9 hours, 13 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 13 hours, 50 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 8 hours, 18 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 55 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between Paris and Barcelona is 831 kilometers = 516 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from Paris (48.856614 / 2.352222) to Barcelona (41.387917 / 2.169919) is 516 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to Barcelona takes approximately 0 hours, 55 minutes.
It will take you about 13 hours, 50 minutes to drive from Paris, FR to Barcelona, ES, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Barcelona.