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from Barcelona to Basel

You can get from Barcelona to Basel by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Basel on 21 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00Barcelona El Prat Airport1h55 09:55EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£691One-way
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08:00Barcelona El Prat Airport1h55 09:55EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£691One-way
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18:35Barcelona El Prat Airport1h55 20:30EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1491One-way
18:05Barcelona El Prat Airport4h55 23:00EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1421One-way
15:15Barcelona El Prat Airport7h45 23:00EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1421One-way

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Sat
21 May
£73Flixbus
£69easyJet
Sun
22 May
£60Flixbus
£238easyJet
Mon
23 May
£50Flixbus
£143Vueling
Tue
24 May
£55Flixbus
£40Vueling
Wed
25 May
£65Flixbus
£32easyJet
Thu
26 May
£50Flixbus
£41easyJet
Fri
27 May
£73Flixbus
£67easyJet
Sat
28 May
£87Flixbus
£177Lufthansa
Sun
29 May
£114Flixbus
£630Lufthansa
Mon
30 May
£60Flixbus
£156Vueling
Tue
31 May
£42Flixbus
£87Vueling
Wed
1 Jun
£48Flixbus
£27Vueling
Thu
2 Jun
£55Flixbus
£31Vueling
Fri
3 Jun
£46Flixbus
£60easyJet
Sat
4 Jun
£42Flixbus
£69easyJet
Sun
5 Jun
£46Flixbus
£85easyJet
Mon
6 Jun
£50Flixbus
£95Vueling
Tue
7 Jun
£48Flixbus
£49Vueling
Wed
8 Jun
£61Flixbus
£22Vueling
Thu
9 Jun
£52Flixbus
£22Vueling

Travel Information between Barcelona and Basel

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£21 - £76
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £21 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £21 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 501 miles (808 km) by coach or flight between Barcelona and Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Basel.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Basel, Switzerland from Barcelona, Spain currently allowed?

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Spain?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel if travelling from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 09/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Barcelona to Basel.

Are there restrictions on reentering Spain from Basel, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Switzerland?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 19/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Basel.

How do I go from Barcelona to Basel?

There are 2 ways to get from Barcelona to Basel: coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Basel?

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Basel is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £21 compared to other travel options to Basel:

A flight is generally £56 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £76 from Barcelona to Basel.

What is the fastest way from Barcelona to Basel?

The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Basel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 23 h 30 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Basel?

Basel is approximately 501 miles (808 km) away from Barcelona.

When going from Barcelona to Basel, where do I depart from Barcelona and where do I arrive in Basel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Basel:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.

Who can get me from Barcelona to Basel?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Basel:

  • You can go to Basel from Barcelona by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £76 with Flixbus from Barcelona to Basel on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Barcelona to Basel with Vueling, and you can find Vueling Barcelona to Basel tickets for £21 on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Barcelona to Basel?

Looking to extend your trip from Barcelona to Basel? Many Omio customers who go from Barcelona to Basel usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Paris or Milan from Basel, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I book tickets from Barcelona to Basel online for the best deals?

When planning your trip to Basel from Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £76 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £21 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Barcelona and Basel online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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