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Train Information from Basel to Barcelona

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Basel to Barcelona cover the 501 miles (808 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Basel, Switzerland to Barcelona, Spain?

Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona from Basel restricted?

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

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

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
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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

The above information was last checked on 10/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Basel to Barcelona closer to your date of departure here

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Barcelona, Spain to Basel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Barcelona to Basel is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Spain?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

What are the requirements?

  • 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

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

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

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

Last checked on 10/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Basel from Barcelona here.

How far is Barcelona from Basel by train?
The Basel to Barcelona train distance is approximately 501 miles (808 km).
How long is a train between Basel and Barcelona on average?
On average the Basel to Barcelona train travel time is 11 h 7 min  for the 501 miles (808 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Basel goes to Barcelona? What train station do I come into Barcelona from Basel?

When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your journey in train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB   to Barcelona Sants   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Basel located? Where is the arrival train station in Barcelona located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Basel SBB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Barcelona.

How many train services are there to Barcelona from Basel a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Basel to Barcelona. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Barcelona
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel 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 Basel for your trip to Barcelona.