How to get from Basel to Barcelona

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from Basel to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Basel to Barcelona on 28 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:25EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 23:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£711One-way
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21:25EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 23:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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10:25EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 12:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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14:10EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg3h55 18:05Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£2761One-way
14:10EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg5h20 19:30Barcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information from Basel to Barcelona

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£21 - £56
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £21 • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £21 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a coach or flight to travel 501 miles (808 km) to Barcelona from Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 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 route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Basel to Barcelona.

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FAQs

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

Can travellers from Switzerland enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Barcelona from Basel?

Conditions of entry into 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Barcelona, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 26/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Basel to Barcelona.

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from Spain is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 23/05/2022. 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 Basel from Barcelona here.

There are 2 ways to travel between Basel and Barcelona including taking a coach or flight.

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

A flight is about £36 less than a coach, which costs on average £56 for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by coach can take on average 20 h 45 min.

The distance between Basel and Barcelona is around 501 miles (808 km).

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Basel to Barcelona depart from Basel, Bahnhof to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Basel to Barcelona depart from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg to Barcelona El Prat Airport.

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

  • You can travel by coach from Basel to Barcelona with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Basel to Barcelona tickets for £56 on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Basel to Barcelona with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for £21 with Vueling from Basel to Barcelona.

Yes, there are direct routes from Basel to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Barcelona with.
  • You can find a direct flight to Barcelona with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Barcelona tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Your journey from Basel to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Basel to Barcelona trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £56 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £21 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Basel to Barcelona 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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