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from Barcelona to Basel

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

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5 Nov
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10 Nov
£104Flixbus
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11 Nov
£72Flixbus
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12 Nov
£77Flixbus
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13 Nov
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Travel Information to Basel from Barcelona

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£49 - £73
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £49 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £49 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Take a coach or flight to travel 501 miles (808 km) 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 £49. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Basel.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling from Barcelona to Basel?

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Barcelona restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel, Switzerland from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Barcelona and Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Barcelona, Spain from Basel, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Basel, Switzerland?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Basel?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Basel here.

How do I travel between Barcelona and Basel?

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

What is the cheapest way from Barcelona to Basel?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Barcelona to Basel, which costs on average £49.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

A flight journey is usually £24 less than a journey to Basel by coach, which costs on average £73 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Barcelona to Basel?

The fastest way from Barcelona to Basel is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options from Barcelona to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 19 h 55 min.

How far is it from Barcelona to Basel?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Barcelona to Basel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barcelona to Basel:

  • Coaches most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Basel at Basel.
  • Flights most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Basel at EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
Which travel operators can get me from Barcelona to Basel?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Basel by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Barcelona to Basel for £73 on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Basel by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Barcelona to Basel tickets on Omio for £49.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Barcelona to Basel?
Your journey from Barcelona to Basel doesn't have to end in Basel. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you’d like to add Zurich, Paris or Milan to your Barcelona to Basel trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Basel today!
How early should I purchase Barcelona to Basel tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Barcelona to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £73 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £49 one way.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Basel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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