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There are 5 ways to get from Horgen to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Zurich  •  4h 36m

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

68€ - 207€

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Train to Basel, fly  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Barcelona (BCN) BSL - BCN

96€ - 291€

Train  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave

161€ - 265€

Bus  •  18h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Airport to Salou Hotel 4 Carreteras Costa Blanca-Express
  2. Take the bus from Tarragona to C/ Balmes - C/ Corsega

Drive  •  10h 10m

  1. Drive from Horgen to Barcelona 1082.9 km

110€ - 170€

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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, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Spain.

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The cheapest way to get from Horgen to Barcelona is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 230 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Horgen to Barcelona is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 230 and takes 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Horgen to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Horgen and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Zürich HB, Geneve and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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The distance between Horgen and Barcelona is 829 km. The road distance is 1082.9 km.

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The best way to get from Horgen to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 12h 33m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 300.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Horgen to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Horgen to Barcelona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Horgen to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 36m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 170 - SFr 300 and takes 12h 33m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 18h 12m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Horgen to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 828.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

Swiss, Vueling Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Horgen to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Horgen to Barcelona via Zürich HB, Geneve, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 12h 33m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 350€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Train operators
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
20€ - 23€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Renfe SNCF
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Zurich Airport to Salou Hotel 4 Carreteras
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
ExpressBus
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Tarragona to C/ Balmes - C/ Corsega
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat

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Yes, the driving distance between Horgen to Barcelona is 1083 km. It takes approximately 10h 10m to drive from Horgen to Barcelona.

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Lufthansa, Swiss and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 6904+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Horgen to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs SFr 15 - SFr 28.

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