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There are 9 ways to get from Lucerne to Barcelona by train, plane, 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 Zurich, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Barcelona (BCN) ZRH - BCN

$67 - $284

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Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 55 min

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

$73 - $283

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Barcelona (BCN) GVA - BCN

$107 - $309

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 21 min

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

$110 - $334

Train via Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Genève 15
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave

$196 - $306

Train inOui TGV  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave

$214 - $285

Bus  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Milan, Milan N524 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Barcelona N740 / ...

$69 - $118

Train, bus  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Wolhusen to Bern 85-Y
  2. Take the bus from Berne/Neufeld to Barcelona

$106 - $165

Drive  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Barcelona 655.3 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Barcelona is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 17 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 290 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Barcelona via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Gare de Genève and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 34 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Barcelona is 797 km. The road distance is 1048.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 11 h 34 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 310.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Lucerne to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Barcelona is to train which takes 11 h 34 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 17 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 498 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Barcelona via Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 11 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Barcelona via Milan, Milan in around 17 h 30 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
1 h 51 min
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
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $240
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Wolhusen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Lucerna to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
marinobus.it
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Milano to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Berne/Neufeld to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Barcelona is 1049 km. It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to drive from Lucerne to Barcelona.

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

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