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from Zurich to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Barcelona on 25 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:55Zurich Airport1h50 16:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£881One-way
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14:55Zurich Airport1h50 16:45Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£881One-way
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17:35Zurich Airport1h45 19:20Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1221One-way
07:10Zurich Airport1h40 08:50Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1221One-way
12:20Zurich Airport1h45 14:05Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1221One-way

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Sat
25 Sep
£88Vueling
Sun
26 Sep
£78Swiss
Mon
27 Sep
£82Vueling
Tue
28 Sep
£55Vueling
Wed
29 Sep
£75Iberia
Thu
30 Sep
£98Swiss
Fri
1 Oct
£138Vueling
Sat
2 Oct
£77Swiss
Sun
3 Oct
£78Swiss
Mon
4 Oct
£69Vueling
Tue
5 Oct
£49Swiss
Wed
6 Oct
£72Swiss
Thu
7 Oct
£75Iberia
Fri
8 Oct
£122Swiss
Sat
9 Oct
£151Swiss
Sun
10 Oct
£98Swiss
Mon
11 Oct
£78Swiss
Tue
12 Oct
£98Swiss
Wed
13 Oct
£75Iberia
Thu
14 Oct
£62Swiss

Travel Information to Barcelona from Zurich

distanceDistance518 miles (835 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £97 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa

Travel 518 miles (835 km) by flight to Barcelona from Zurich. Air Europa is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Barcelona.

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

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Zurich 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 Zurich?

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
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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 23/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Zurich to Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, 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 Zurich 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 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 23/09/2021. 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 Zurich from Barcelona here.

How do you get from Zurich to Barcelona?

Travelling from Zurich to Barcelona includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to Barcelona from Zurich?

Going by flight is the quickest way from Zurich to Barcelona with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

What is the distance from Zurich to Barcelona?

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

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

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

  • Flights most often depart from Zurich at Zurich Airport and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Zurich to Barcelona?

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 company for you:

  • Air Europa can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air Europa from Zurich to Barcelona for £97.
Is there a way to travel directly from Zurich to Barcelona?

Yes, there is a direct service from Zurich to Barcelona:

  • You can find direct flights to take to Barcelona with Vueling or Swiss.

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 journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Barcelona?
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 should I purchase a ticket from Zurich to Barcelona online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £97 one way.

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

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Barcelona
Zürich HB
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