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Train Information between Barcelona and 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 journey 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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Trains from Barcelona to Basel
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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: Partially open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Basel from Barcelona before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Spain from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Barcelona from Basel?

Entry into Spain 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 20/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Basel.

What is the distance to Basel from Barcelona by train?
You should expect to travel around 501 miles (808 km)  from Barcelona to Basel by train.
How long is the train from Barcelona to Basel?
The Barcelona to Basel train duration is on average 8 h 56 min, which is to be expected when travelling 501 miles (808 km) to Basel from Barcelona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Barcelona to Basel train leave from? Which Basel train station do I come into from Barcelona?

When taking the train from Barcelona to Basel, you can choose to depart from train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Your journey can end in train stations such as Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Barcelona.

The most popular arrival train station, Basel SBB, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Basel.

How many trains per day are there from Barcelona to Basel?
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: A1, A2
Metro lines: L3, L5
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