There are 5 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 20 min

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

$71 - $292

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Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Barcelona (BCN) BSL - BCN

$84 - $302

Train  •  13 h

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

$219 - $349

Bus  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint Gallen to Barcelona Bellaterra

$99 - $125

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Barcelona 713.9 miles

$140 - $220

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No, there is no direct bus from Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Saint Gallen and arriving at Metro Urquinaona via Bellaterra Universitat Autònoma and Meridiana - Escòcia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Genève and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Barcelona is 858 km. The road distance is 1142.2 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 13 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, depart from Saint Gallen station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona is to train which takes 13 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 52 min.

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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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Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Barcelona Bellaterra station.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 536.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Barcelona via Genève and Lyon Part Dieu in around 13 h. Alternatively, Domo Reisen operates a bus from Sankt Gallen to Barcelona 4 times a week. Tickets cost $95 - $120 and the journey takes 15 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 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
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
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 Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $200
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 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $32
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Saint Gallen to Barcelona Bellaterra
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona is 1142 km. It takes approximately 10 h 44 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Barcelona.

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

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