Barcelona to Zurich bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Barcelona to Zurich

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

15 h 30 m

Average

1d 5 h

Buses per day

6

Distance

836 km

Cheap bus tickets from Barcelona to Zurich start from $69 with an average ticket price of $118.

The fastest bus from Barcelona to Zurich takes 15h 30m in comparison to an average duration of 1d 5h and covers a distance of 836 km.

6 buses leave Barcelona for Zurich every day with 1 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Alsa
07:15AM15h30
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
10:45PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
$691One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
02:50AM31h45
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
10:35AMZurich
$1281One-way
2 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
02:20AM32h15
Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants
10:35AMZurich
$1281One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
11:00PM35h35
Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants
10:35AMZurich
$1341One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
11:30PM35h05
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
10:35AMZurich
$1341One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Barcelona to Zurich

distanceDistance518 miles (835 km)
durationAverage bus duration15 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$134 (€116)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesAlsa, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Infobus

Buses from Barcelona to Zurich cover the 518 miles (835 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 30 min with our travel partners like Alsa, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Infobus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $134 (€116), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $81 (€70).

Bus providers: Alsa and FlixBus from Barcelona to Zurich

For as little as $62 (€54) you can travel by bus from Barcelona to Zurich with Alsa and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

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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