There are 9 ways to get from Switzerland to Barcelona by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 35 min

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

$31 - $173

8 alternative options

Fly from Basel  •  4 h 39 min

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

$39 - $222

Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 45 min

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

$52 - $258

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 27 min

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

$52 - $216

Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Barcelona (BCN) BGY - BCN

$52 - $284

Train  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave

$198 - $325

Bus  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Barcelona City Center Ouibus

$48 - $70

Bus ALSA  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Barcelona

$70 - $108

Drive  •  10 h

  1. Drive from Zürich to Barcelona 663.7 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Switzerland and Barcelona, Spain?

easyJet, Vueling Airlines and Swiss fly from Geneva to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Barcelona via Zürich HB, Genève, Geneve, 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 Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
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 Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
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 Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
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 Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Barcelona via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
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 Geneve 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
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
SNCF
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
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Barcelona City Center
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

Want to know more about travelling around Spain

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Barcelona is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 18 h 34 min.

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

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, Geneve and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 19 min.

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