How to get from Zurich to Barcelona

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from Zurich to Barcelona

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

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To get from Zurich to Barcelona on 27 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:35Zurich Airport1h50 22:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£781One-way
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20:35Zurich Airport1h50 22:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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09:30Zurich Airport1h50 11:20Barcelona El Prat Airport
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20:35Zurich Airport1h50 22:25Barcelona El Prat Airport
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09:30Zurich Airport1h50 11:20Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1361One-way

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Travel Information from Zurich to Barcelona

distanceDistance518 miles (835 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £91 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 518 miles (835 km) between Zurich and Barcelona. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Air Europa among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Barcelona.

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FAQs

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Barcelona, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Zurich restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 24/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Barcelona from Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, 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 Zurich from Barcelona?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, 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 25/06/2022. 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 Zurich from Barcelona here.

There are 4 ways to get from Zurich to Barcelona: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Barcelona. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A ferry is £20 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Zurich to Barcelona costing on average £20.

A ferry journey is usually £91 less than a journey to Barcelona by plane, which costs on average £91 for the same trip.

A ferry is £4 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Zurich to Barcelona costing on average £4.

The quickest way to travel between Zurich and Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 18 h 7 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average NaN h NaN min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 23 h 20 min.

The Zurich to Barcelona distance is approximately 518 miles (835 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Barcelona is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Zurich and Barcelona as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Zurich to Barcelona depart from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Zurich Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Zurich to Barcelona depart from Zürich HB to Barcelona Sants.

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

  • Air Europa can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air Europa from Zurich to Barcelona for £91 on Omio.

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

  • You can check for a direct flight to Barcelona with Vueling.

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 book tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Barcelona often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £20 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £91 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £4 one way on average.

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

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