There are 8 ways to get from Interlaken to Barcelona by train, plane, night bus, 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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Train to Basel, fly  •  6h 42m

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

82€ - 311€

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Train, bus, night bus  •  16h 47m

  1. Take the train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg Poya 1
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg to Geneva 106 / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Geneva to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord

75€ - 111€

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Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 50m

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

103€ - 315€

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  7h 24m

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

96€ - 345€

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8h 5m

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

86€ - 359€

Train  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave

163€ - 280€

Night bus, bus  •  21h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Bern, Bahnhof M15
  2. Take the bus from Berne/Neufeld to Barcelona

Drive  •  9h 26m

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Barcelona 1000 km

110€ - 180€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Barcelona is to train and bus and night bus which costs SFr 80 - SFr 120 and takes 16h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs SFr 85 - SFr 340 and takes 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West, Bahnhof and arriving at Barcelona via Berne/Neufeld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Bern, Geneve and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 52m.

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The distance between Interlaken and Barcelona is 744 km. The road distance is 1000 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 11h 52m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 300.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Interlaken to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Barcelona bus services, operated by STI Bus AG, depart from Interlaken West, Bahnhof station.

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Interlaken to Barcelona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Interlaken West station.

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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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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 743.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Barcelona via Bern, Geneve, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 11h 52m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 150€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 390€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 430€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
95€ - 230€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
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 Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Interlaken West to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bern to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
29€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
29€ - 40€
1st Class
45€ - 65€
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
20€ - 23€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Renfe SNCF
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg Poya
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Bus operators
STI Bus AG
Phone
+41 33 225 13 13
Email
https://www.stibus.ch/kundenservice/Kontakt.php#wEmpty
Website
stibus.ch
Night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Bern, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
STI Bus AG
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Berne/Neufeld to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
alsa.com
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Fribourg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Geneva to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Fribourg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR

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Interlaken to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Barcelona is 1000 km. It takes approximately 9h 26m to drive from Interlaken to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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