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06:35PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord22h15 04:50PMZurich
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The fastest buses from Barcelona to Zurich

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Fastest Journey

22 h 15 m

Average

22 h 15 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

836 km

It's difficult to get from Barcelona to Zurich without transferring at least once.

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06:35PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord22h15 04:50PMZurich
1 changes
$771One-way

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Jul 31
$140Flixbus
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Aug 1
$75Flixbus
$105Vueling
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$75Flixbus
$90Vueling
Tue
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$50Flixbus
$75easyJet
Wed
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$59Flixbus
$76Vueling
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Aug 5
$74Flixbus
$66easyJet
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Aug 6
$63Flixbus
$83Vueling
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Aug 7
$65Flixbus
$83Vueling
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$75Flixbus
$123Vueling
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Aug 9
$50Flixbus
$70Vueling
Tue
Aug 10
$62Flixbus
$103Air Europa
Wed
Aug 11
$50Flixbus
$57Swiss
Thu
Aug 12
$67Flixbus
$112Air Europa
Fri
Aug 13
$75Flixbus
$64Vueling
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Aug 14
$101Flixbus
$57Swiss
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Aug 15
$84Flixbus
$124Air Europa
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Aug 16
$58Flixbus
$76Vueling
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Aug 17
$75Flixbus
$57Swiss
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Aug 18
$75Flixbus
$57Swiss
Thu
Aug 19
$50Flixbus
$57Swiss
Fri
Aug 20
$101Flixbus
$57Swiss

The cheapest buses from Barcelona to Zurich

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Cheapest

$77

Average

$77

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Zurich will cost around $ 77 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 77.

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06:35PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord22h15 04:50PMZurich
1 changes
$771One-way

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Bus Information from Barcelona to Zurich

distanceDistance518 miles (835 km)
durationAverage bus duration22 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$77 (€61)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or Eurolines France

Buses from Barcelona to Zurich cover the 518 miles (835 km) long journey taking on average 22 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $77 (€61), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $50 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

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Bus between Barcelona and Zurich with FlixBus

Find the best buses between Barcelona and Zurich with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $50 (€40). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Barcelona to Zurich.

It’s easy to book your FlixBus bus ticket between Barcelona and Zurich online with Omio! Simply check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Barcelona and Zurich as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that bus and book cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. Prices for FlixBus buses from Barcelona to Zurich start at $50 (€40) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 518 miles (835 km). If you search for FlixBus buses in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by bus from Barcelona to Zurich. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Barcelona to Zurich FlixBus bus ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets between Barcelona and Zurich due to the coronavirus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Barcelona to Zurich

While there are no direct services between Barcelona and Zurich, both Eurolines and Flixbus operate indirect services along the route. Flixbus offers three to four services on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday, while Eurolines operate one service on Tuesdays, Thursday, and Saturdays, with two on a Sunday. Whenever passengers decide to travel, there should be an option available. Journey times vary significantly depending on the route taken and the company passengers travel with. Some services can take up to 23 hours to complete the 665-mile route.

Which bus companies travel from Barcelona to Zurich?

The Barcelona to Zurich route is operated by Flixbus and Eurolines. They alternate service days with Flixbus taking passengers on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and Eurolines taking the remaining days and the weekend. All services are indirect, requiring one change.

How long is the bus from Barcelona to Zurich?

The journey for Barcelona to Zurich varies depending on the time of travel and the wait at transfer stations. Flixbus advertises journey times of between 17 hours 30 minutes and 21 hours 30 minutes. Eurolines can complete the route in 18 hours 45 minutes on a Sunday, though during the week, the journey takes closer to 23 hours. Both companies offer a variety of routes, with different transfer stations available.

How many buses are there from Barcelona to Zurich?

Each day, there is at least one departure between the two cities, though that number fluctuates. On a Monday and Tuesday, there are three departures, four on a Friday, while only one departure leaves Barcelona on a Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, with two on a Sunday.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Barcelona to Zurich?

Departure bus station: Buses depart from Barcelona Nord. The station was originally used for rail travel but was closed in 1972. The bus station has links to the Metro line 1 from the Arc de Triomf stop as well as buses and local trains. The station also has parking facilities for any passengers arriving by car.

Arrival bus station: All buses terminate at Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai. The bus station is located very close to the main rail station where passengers can make connections to further international travel, as well as local routes. The rest of the city, including the Old Town, is within easy walking distance as well.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Barcelona, Spain to Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Zurich, Switzerland by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/29/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Zurich from Barcelona before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Zurich, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Spain is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Barcelona from Zurich?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Zurich?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 7/31/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Barcelona from Zurich.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Barcelona to Zurich?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Barcelona to Zurich buses for as little as $50 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Barcelona and Zurich?
If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Barcelona to Zurich bus to cost on average $77 (€61)  one way.
What is the distance to Zurich from Barcelona by bus?
You should expect to travel around 518 miles (835 km)  to Zurich from Barcelona by bus.
What is the Barcelona to Zurich bus travel time?
The Barcelona to Zurich bus duration is on average 22 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 518 miles (835 km) between Barcelona and Zurich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What bus station in Barcelona goes to Zurich? What bus station do I come into Zurich from Barcelona?

When taking a bus from Barcelona, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. When you arrive in Zurich, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Barcelona Sants   to Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

Where is the Barcelona bus station located? Where is the Zurich bus station located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Barcelona Sants, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Barcelona.

The most popular arrival bus station, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Zurich.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Barcelona to Zurich?
If you're looking for buses from Barcelona to Zurich, you can rely on Flixbus or Eurolines France to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Barcelona to Zurich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first bus depart from Barcelona to Zurich? When does the last bus depart from Barcelona to Zurich?
The first Barcelona to Zurich bus departs at 4: 35 PM   and the last bus from Barcelona to Zurich leaves at 4: 35 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Barcelona to Zurich on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Barcelona to Zurich to get the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Barcelona to Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $77 (€61) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Barcelona and Zurich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
Amenities
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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