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There are 7 ways to get from Belfort to Barcelona by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Basel, fly

  1. Take the train from Belfort to Mulhouse
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Barcelona (BCN)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Belfort to Mulhouse Ville
  2. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Barcelona

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Train, train to Zurich, fly

  1. Take the train from Belfort to Mulhouse
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Barcelona (BCN)

Train via Belfort-Montbeliard Tgv

  1. Take the train from Belfort-Montbeliard Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants

Train

  1. Take the train from Belfort to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Belfort to Mulhouse
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Barcelona

Drive

  1. Drive from Belfort to Barcelona

Belfort to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Belfort and Barcelona is around 9h 37m and covers a distance of around 1015 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui and others, the Belfort to Barcelona train service departs from Belfort and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
9h 37m Average Duration
€130 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into Spain is currently allowed from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, returning to France from Spain is currently allowed.

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The cheapest way to get from Belfort to Barcelona is to bus which costs €50 - €70 and takes 15h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfort to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs €60 - €290 and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfort to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Belfort and arriving at Barcelona via Mulhouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Belfort to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Belfort and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Belfort-Montbeliard Tgv and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 37m.

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The distance between Belfort and Barcelona is 788 km. The road distance is 975.8 km.

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The best way to get from Belfort to Barcelona without a car is to train via Belfort-Montbeliard Tgv which takes 9h 37m and costs €130 - €200.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Belfort to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Belfort to Barcelona bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Belfort station.

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Belfort to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Belfort-Montbeliard Tgv station.

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The best way to get from Belfort to Barcelona is to train via Belfort-Montbeliard Tgv which takes 9h 37m and costs €130 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 15h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Belfort to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 788.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Belfort, France and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Belfort to Barcelona via Meroux, Belfort-Montbeliard Tgv, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 9h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belfort to Barcelona via Mulhouse Ville and Mulhouse in around 15h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €800
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Belfort to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mulhouse to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Belfort to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Belfort to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Belfort to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€15 - €18
1st Class
€19 - €23
Train from Belfort-Montbeliard Tgv to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Renfe SNCF
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mulhouse to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Belfort to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Belfort to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfort to Barcelona is 976 km. It takes approximately 9h 1m to drive from Belfort to Barcelona.

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