There are 10 ways to get from Switzerland to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Barcelona (BCN) GVA - BCN

$31 - $173

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Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 45 min

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

$52 - $258

Fly from Basel  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Barcelona (BCN) BSL - BCN

$39 - $222

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Barcelona (BCN) MXP - BCN

$55 - $219

Train to Lyon, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Barcelona (BCN) LYS - BCN

$74 - $233

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Monza
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Barcelona (BCN) BGY - BCN

$53 - $285

Train SNCF  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB 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

$191 - $310

Train TGV  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$220 - $288

Bus  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Flughafen to Salou Hotel 4 Carreteras
  2. Take the bus from Tarragona to Barcelona

$119 - $186

Drive  •  10 h

  1. Drive from Zürich to Barcelona 663.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Barcelona is to fly which costs SFr 30 - SFr 180 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Barcelona is to fly which costs SFr 30 - SFr 180 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Zürich HB, Genève and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 19 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Barcelona is 772 km. The road distance is 1062 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 12 h 19 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 310.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Switzerland to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV, depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 180 - SFr 310 and takes 12 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 190 and takes 18 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Switzerland to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 482.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Barcelona, Spain?

easyJet, Swiss and Vueling Airlines fly from Geneva to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Barcelona via Zürich HB, Genève, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 12 h 19 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
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 Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
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)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $19
1st Class
$25 - $35
Train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Trenitalia Eurocity
SNCF
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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
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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 Salou Hotel 4 Carreteras
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Tarragona to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Barcelona is 1062 km. It takes approximately 10 h to drive from Switzerland to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Switzerland to Barcelona train tickets online with Switzerland, Barcelona and train other operators.

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The nearest airport to Barcelona is Barcelona (BCN) Airport which is 12.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Girona (GRO) (75.5 km), Reus (REU) (89.3 km) and Perpignan (PGF) (161.3 km).

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There are 3434+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Geneva Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 23 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 5.

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