There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Switzerland by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Basel  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Basel (BSL) BCN - BSL

$40 - $222

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Fly to Zurich  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Zurich (ZRH) BCN - ZRH

$53 - $257

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BCN - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$53 - $215

Train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve 7-Y / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$202 - $321

Bus  •  17 h 42 min

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

$48 - $70

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Zürich 648.9 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Switzerland is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 17 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Switzerland is to fly which costs 30€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Switzerland is 772 km. The road distance is 1038.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Barcelona to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Lyon Part Dieu, Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Switzerland?

easyJet, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Basel every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Zürich via Lyon Part Dieu, Geneve, Genève, and Zürich HB in around 10 h 56 min.

Airlines
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 Zurich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
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 20 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
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
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
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
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,400
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Ouibus

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