There are 9 ways to get from Zürich 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.

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Fly Zurich to Barcelona  •  4 h 36 min

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

$44 - $257

8 alternative options

Fly Zurich to Valencia  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Valencia (VLC) ZRH - VLC

$74 - $293

Fly Zurich to Madrid  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Madrid (MAD) ZRH - MAD

$56 - $234

Fly Zurich to Malaga  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Malaga (AGP) ZRH - AGP

$70 - $312

Train to Basel, fly to Barcelona  •  5 h 41 min

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

$72 - $281

Train to Basel, fly to Madrid  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Madrid (MAD) BSL - MAD

$84 - $278

Train  •  14 h 49 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 / ...
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$278 - $374

Bus  •  26 h 46 min

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

$127 - $206

Drive  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Madrid 1032.7 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Spain is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 240 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Spain is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 300 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Spain is 1297 km. The road distance is 1652.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Zürich to Spain, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Spain. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Sol via Intercambiador de Avenida de America and Alcala - Manuel Becerra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 46 min.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Spain.
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  • Distance: 810.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Spain?

Swiss, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Zürich to Barcelona every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Madrid via Mulhouse Ville, Belfort-Montbéliard TGV, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 14 h 49 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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
Flights from Zurich to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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 Zurich to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Basel to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Basel to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
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 Basel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Basel to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Basel to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Basel to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
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 Zurich to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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 Basel to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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
Flights from Zurich to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Basel to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Basel to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 - $75
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
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40
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
$47 - $52
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
$160 - $240
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 - $130
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
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

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