There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Bern by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Basel (BSL) BCN - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$75 - $287

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Center to Berne Ouibus

$35 - $90

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Zurich (ZRH) BCN - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$82 - $317

Fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Geneva (GVA) BCN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$78 - $262

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BCN - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern

$106 - $313

Train  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1

$167 - $265

Night bus, bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Barcelona to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N788
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Bern

$67 - $100

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Bern 573.9 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Bern is to bus which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 15 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Bern is to fly and train which takes 5 h 35 min and costs 70€ - 280€.

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The distance between Barcelona and Bern is 748 km. The road distance is 918 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Barcelona to Bern, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona City Center and arriving at Berne. Services depart every three hours, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Bern. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Bern via Lyon Part Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Bern via Lyon Part Dieu, Geneve, and Genève in around 10 h 9 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Barcelona to Bern every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 15 h 55 min. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Berne
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Barcelona to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Bern
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR

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