There are 10 ways to get from Switzerland to Spain 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 Geneva to Barcelona  •  4 h 29 min

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

$31 - $173

9 alternative options

Fly Basel to Barcelona  •  4 h 33 min

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

$39 - $222

Fly Geneva to Madrid  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Madrid (MAD) GVA - MAD

$41 - $209

Fly Zurich to Barcelona  •  4 h 39 min

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

$52 - $258

Fly Geneva to Malaga  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Malaga (AGP) GVA - AGP

$58 - $279

Fly Milan Malpensa to Barcelona  •  5 h 16 min

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

$56 - $220

Train  •  15 h 26 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
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$274 - $447

Bus Eurolines CH  •  27 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América

$130 - $221

Bus Eurolines IT  •  34 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Milan, Milan N177 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora

$113 - $172

Drive  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Madrid 1032.7 miles

$210 - $320

What companies run services between Switzerland and Spain?

easyJet, Swiss and Vueling Airlines fly from Geneva to Barcelona every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Madrid via Zürich HB, Genève, Geneve, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 15 h 26 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 Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Iberia
Website
iberia.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 Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 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 Geneva to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
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 Geneva to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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 Geneva to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
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 Geneva to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Geneva to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
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 Geneva to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Malaga via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
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 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
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 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Milán, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Switzerland and Spain is 1242 km. The road distance is 1652 km.

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Spain is to fly which costs SFr 30 - SFr 180 and takes 4 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Spain is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 180.

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Switzerland to Spain, including transfers.