Cheap train tickets from Basel to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Cheapest

£190

Average

£190

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Basel to Barcelona will cost around £ 190 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 190.

Cheapest
09:30Saint-Louis (Haut-Rhin), Gare10h03 19:33Barcelona Sants
2 changes
£1901One-way

Train schedule Basel to Barcelona

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09:30Saint-Louis (Haut-Rhin), Gare10h03 19:33Barcelona Sants
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Tue
7 Dec
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£55easyJet
Wed
8 Dec
£105Flixbus
£186KLM
Thu
9 Dec
£77Flixbus
£63easyJet
Fri
10 Dec
£62Flixbus
£69easyJet
Sat
11 Dec
£45Flixbus
£52easyJet
Sun
12 Dec
£45Flixbus
£62easyJet
Mon
13 Dec
£82Flixbus
£64easyJet
Tue
14 Dec
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£53easyJet
Wed
15 Dec
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£64easyJet
Thu
16 Dec
£73Flixbus
£86easyJet
Fri
17 Dec
£91Flixbus
£51easyJet
Sat
18 Dec
£105Flixbus
£82easyJet
Sun
19 Dec
£86Flixbus
£76easyJet
Mon
20 Dec
£82Flixbus
£35easyJet
Tue
21 Dec
£94Flixbus
£35easyJet
Wed
22 Dec
£104Flixbus
£155easyJet
Thu
23 Dec
£137Flixbus
£71easyJet
Fri
24 Dec
£76Flixbus
£69easyJet
Sat
25 Dec
£59Flixbus
£87easyJet
Sun
26 Dec
£109Flixbus
£80Vueling

Fastest train times from Basel to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Fastest Journey

10 h 3 m

Average

10 h 3 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

809 km

It's difficult to get from Basel to Barcelona without changing at least 2 times.

Fastest
09:30Saint-Louis (Haut-Rhin), Gare10h03 19:33Barcelona Sants
2 changes
£1901One-way

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Train Information from Basel to Barcelona

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Basel to Barcelona cover the 501 miles (808 km) long route taking on average 11 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Basel to Barcelona?

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

Can I enter Spain from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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

All travellers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 04/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Barcelona from Basel as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Basel, Switzerland from Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is my return train into Basel from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

The government of Switzerland 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 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Basel to Barcelona?
The distance between Basel and Barcelona by train is approximately 501 miles (808 km).
How long is the train journey between Basel and Barcelona?
The train time from Basel to Barcelona is on average 11 h 7 min  for the 501 miles (808 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Basel to Barcelona by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Basel to Barcelona, which train station in Basel do I depart from and which train station in Barcelona do I arrive in?

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

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

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Barcelona most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains per day are there between Basel and Barcelona?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Basel to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Barcelona
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel 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 Basel for your journey to Barcelona.