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

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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Train  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Genève 90
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave

$194 - $323

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Train, train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Barcelona (BCN) BGY - BCN

$91 - $359

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Bus  •  18 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Breuil-Cervinia to Torino Bolzano 180
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Barcelona N740

$92 - $161

Train, bus  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Genève 90
  2. Take the bus from Ginebra to Barcelona

$131 - $243

Drive  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Barcelona 636.3 miles

$130 - $200

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Barcelona (BCN) GVA - BCN

$108 - $321

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Barcelona (BCN) MXP - BCN

$97 - $326

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Barcelona (BCN) ZRH - BCN

$132 - $411

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Barcelona (BCN) BSL - BCN

$120 - $386

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  11 h 6 min

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

$151 - $388

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Barcelona is to bus which costs SFr 90 - SFr 170 and takes 18 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 320 and takes 8 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Visp, Gare de Genève and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 36 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Barcelona is 683 km. The road distance is 1018.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 12 h 36 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 330.

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It takes approximately 12 h 36 min to get from Zermatt to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Barcelona train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Visp station.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Barcelona is to train which takes 12 h 36 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 170 and takes 18 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Zermatt to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 426.8 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 36 min

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Barcelona via Visp, Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 12 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zermatt to Barcelona via Breuil-Cervinia, Torino Bolzano, Fermata 3563 - DUCHESSA JOLANDA EST, Fermata 1555 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, and Turin, Torino in around 18 h 31 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Milan Malpensa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève 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
Train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Ginebra to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
alsa.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Barcelona is 1018 km. It takes approximately 10 h 2 min to drive from Zermatt to Barcelona.

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