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There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Barcelona 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 from Geneva  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Barcelona (BCN) GVA - BCN

$37 - $186

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Night bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from Geneva to Barcelona N788 / ...

$27 - $75

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Barcelona (BCN) LYS - BCN

$70 - $224

Train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Genève - Lyon-Part-Dieu / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave

$113 - $159

Train via Sete  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Grenoble
  2. Take the train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Valence-TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Sete Tgv
  4. Take the train from Sete to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$158 - $203

Bus  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Geneve to Barcelona Bellaterra

$82 - $104

Drive  •  7h 16m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Barcelona 490.4 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Barcelona is to night bus which costs SFr 27 - SFr 75 and takes 10h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Barcelona is to fly which costs SFr 35 - SFr 190 and takes 4h 24m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Barcelona. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Gare de Genève and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 58m.

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The distance between Geneva and Barcelona is 623 km. The road distance is 784.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 7h 58m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Geneva to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Geneva to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 160 and takes 7h 58m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 80 - SFr 110 and takes 11h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 389.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

easyJet, Swiss and Vueling Airlines fly from Geneva to Barcelona 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Barcelona via Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and Lyon Part Dieu in around 7h 58m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Valence-TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Sete
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Sete to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Geneve to Barcelona Bellaterra
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Geneva to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Barcelona is 785 km. It takes approximately 7h 16m to drive from Geneva to Barcelona.

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Swiss, Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 3630+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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