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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Basel

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Basel cover the 501 miles (808 km) long route taking on average 8 h 56 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Basel SBB.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Barcelona and Basel?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 23/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Barcelona and Basel before travelling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from Basel, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Barcelona, Spain from Basel is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Barcelona from Basel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Basel?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Barcelona to Basel?

You should expect to travel around 501 miles (808 km)  between Barcelona and Basel by train.

How long does it take from Barcelona to Basel by train?

While the time it takes to travel 501 miles (808 km) from Barcelona to Basel can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Barcelona to Basel is on average 8 h 56 min.

When travelling by train from Barcelona to Basel, which train station in Barcelona do I depart from and which train station in Basel do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Barcelona to start your journey from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. In Basel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Basel SBB.

Where is the train station in Barcelona? Where is the train station in Basel?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Barcelona Sants, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre of Barcelona. The most popular arrival train station in Basel, called Basel SBB, is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there to Basel from Barcelona?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Barcelona to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Basel
Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your journey to Basel.
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Public transport options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17