How to get from Zürich to Spain

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Recommended option

Fly Zurich to Barcelona  •  4 h 36 min

  1. ZRH - BCN

$44 - $257

8 alternative options

Fly Zurich to Valencia  •  4 h 34 min

  1. ZRH - VLC

$74 - $293

Fly Zurich to Madrid  •  4 h 57 min

  1. ZRH - MAD

$56 - $234

Fly Zurich to Malaga  •  5 h 9 min

  1. ZRH - AGP

$70 - $312

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

  1. BSL - BCN

$72 - $281

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

  1. BSL - MAD

$84 - $278

Train  •  14 h 59 min

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  2. Tgv
  3. Ave
  4. Ave

$277 - $443

Bus  •  26 h 35 min

$127 - $206

Drive  •  15 h 38 min

  1. 1032.7 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Spain is 1297 km. The road distance is 1652 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Spain is to fly which takes 4 h 34 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 300.

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

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Spain?

Swiss, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Zürich to Barcelona every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Madrid via Genève, Geneve, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 14 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 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 45 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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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 Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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 22 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
Every day
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
6 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday 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 Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
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 Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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 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 31 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 Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Basel to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Malaga via London City
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $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
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 Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 - $210
Book at
eurolines.ch

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