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

$68 - $286

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Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 49 min

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

$74 - $285

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 33 min

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

$111 - $315

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

$112 - $323

Train TGV  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave

$225 - $297

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  12 h 7 min

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

$195 - $322

Train, bus  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen 70
  2. Take the bus from Zürich Flughafen to Barcelona Bellaterra

$122 - $175

Bus  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Milano to Barcelona N728

$85 - $140

Drive  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Barcelona 655.3 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Barcelona is to bus which costs SFr 80 - SFr 140 and takes 21 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 280 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 Milano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 10 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 Basel SBB and Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 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 30 min and costs SFr 210 - SFr 290.

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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 Eurolines CH, depart from Luzern station.

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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 Basel SBB and Avignon TGV in around 11 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Barcelona via Milano Lampugnano and Milano in around 21 h 10 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
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 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $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
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
$85 - $160
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
$23 - $40
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
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $33
1st Class
$35 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Zürich Flughafen to Barcelona Bellaterra
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Luzern Hbf to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
globtour.com
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
Bus from Lucerne to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
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
Bus from Milan, Milan to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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