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from Basel to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Barcelona on 29 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:30EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 15:15Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1271One-way
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13:30EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 15:15Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1271One-way
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11:30EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 13:15Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1731One-way
21:25EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 23:10Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£2591One-way
06:20EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg6h15 12:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£2901One-way

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Thu
28 Oct
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£120easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£139Flixbus
£113Vueling
Sat
30 Oct
£97Flixbus
£94easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
£85Flixbus
£66easyJet
Mon
1 Nov
£99Flixbus
£132easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
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£156Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
3 Nov
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£47easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
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£81easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£67Flixbus
£74easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
£67Flixbus
£27easyJet
Sun
7 Nov
£77Flixbus
£31Vueling
Mon
8 Nov
£55Flixbus
£63easyJet
Tue
9 Nov
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£76easyJet
Wed
10 Nov
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£86easyJet
Thu
11 Nov
£63Flixbus
£105Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
12 Nov
£108Flixbus
£57easyJet
Sat
13 Nov
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£29easyJet
Sun
14 Nov
£116Flixbus
£21Vueling
Mon
15 Nov
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£29easyJet
Tue
16 Nov
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£34easyJet

Travel Information between Basel and Barcelona

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£66 - £139
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £66 • 17 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £139 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach to travel 501 miles (808 km) from Basel to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £66. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Basel to Barcelona.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Basel, Switzerland to Barcelona, Spain?

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Basel restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain 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 27/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Basel and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Basel, Switzerland from Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

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

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

  • 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

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

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. 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 Basel from Barcelona here.

How do I go from Basel to Barcelona?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Basel to Barcelona. You can take a flight or coach.

How do I get from Basel to Barcelona the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Basel to Barcelona, which costs on average £66.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A coach is about £73 less than a flight, which costs on average £139 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Basel to Barcelona?

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 17 h 35 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Basel to Barcelona?

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Basel to Barcelona?

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

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

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

  • EasyJet can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Basel to Barcelona for £139 on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Basel to Barcelona tickets on Omio for £66.
Is there a direct service between Basel and Barcelona?

Yes, there are direct services available from Basel to Barcelona with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct flight with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Basel and Barcelona.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Barcelona from Basel?
Looking to extend your trip from Basel to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Basel to Barcelona usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Barcelona from Basel online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £139 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £66 one way.

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

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