Barcelona to Zurich train

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Renfe SNCF
08:15AMBarcelona-sants11h13 07:28PMZürich Hb
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09:10AMBarcelona-sants13h16 10:26PMZürich Hb
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04:36PMBarcelona-sants21h50 02:26PMZürich Hb
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Train schedule from Barcelona to Zurich

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Renfe SNCF
08:15AMBarcelona-sants11h13 07:28PMZürich Hb
2 transfers
Renfe SNCF
09:10AMBarcelona-sants13h16 10:26PMZürich Hb
2 transfers
Renfe SNCF
04:36PMBarcelona-sants21h50 02:26PMZürich Hb
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Barcelona to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

11 h 13 m

Average

15 h 26 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

836 km

It's difficult to get from Barcelona to Zurich without transferring at least 2 times.

Renfe SNCF
08:15AMBarcelona-sants11h13 07:28PMZürich Hb
2 transfers
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Renfe SNCF
09:10AMBarcelona-sants13h16 10:26PMZürich Hb
2 transfers
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Renfe SNCF
04:36PMBarcelona-sants21h50 02:26PMZürich Hb
2 transfers
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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Zurich

distanceDistance518 miles (835 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersRenfe SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Zurich cover the 518 miles (835 km) long journey taking on average 15 h 7 min with our travel partners like Renfe SNCF. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies: Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Zurich trains

You can travel by train between Barcelona and Zurich with Renfe-SNCF. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

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Enjoy a smooth and easy journey to Zurich from Barcelona with Renfe-SNCF! As an official travel partner of Renfe-SNCF, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Renfe-SNCF, compare the best routes to Zurich from Barcelona as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Renfe-SNCF Barcelona to Zurich train ticket available today. If you search for Renfe-SNCF tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Barcelona and Zurich on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 518 miles (835 km) journey between Barcelona and Zurich with ease and comfort on a train with Renfe-SNCF.

Train information from Barcelona to Zurich with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 15 h 7 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Zurich

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Zurich.
FAQs

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Switzerland from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Barcelona to Zurich as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Barcelona, Spain from Zurich is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Barcelona from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Zurich closer to your date of departure here here.

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Barcelona and Zurich by train to be approximately 518 miles (835 km).
The Barcelona to Zurich train duration is on average 15 h 7 min, which is to be expected when traveling 518 miles (835 km) from Barcelona to Zurich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Some of the Barcelona train stations to Zurich you can start your journey from include Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Zurich include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arriving in Zürich HB.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Zurich most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from this train station to the city center.

When taking a train from Barcelona to Zurich, you can count on Renfe SNCF for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Barcelona and Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Barcelona to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Barcelona at 8: 15 AM. The last train leaves from Barcelona at 4: 36 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Barcelona to Zurich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your trip to Zurich.
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Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
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Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
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