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from Barcelona to Basel

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Travel Information between Barcelona and Basel

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$69 - $103
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $69 (€55) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $69 (€55) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Travel 501 miles (808 km) by bus or flight to Basel from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $69 (€55). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Basel.

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Travel from Barcelona to Basel
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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Basel, Switzerland from Barcelona, Spain?

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Spain?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel if traveling 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/13/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Barcelona and Basel.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Barcelona, Spain from Basel, Switzerland?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Basel, Switzerland?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Basel?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain 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 9/19/21. 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 Barcelona from Basel here.

What are the ways to get from Barcelona to Basel?

There are 2 ways to travel between Barcelona and Basel including taking a bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to go from Barcelona to Basel?

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Basel is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $69 (€55) compared to other travel options to Basel:

Taking a flight is usually $33 (€27) less than taking a bus to Basel, which costs on average $103 (€82) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Barcelona to Basel?

The quickest way to travel to Basel from Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 19 h 55 min.

How far is it from Barcelona to Basel?

You should expect to travel around 501 miles (808 km) between Barcelona and Basel.

When traveling from Barcelona to Basel, where do I depart from Barcelona and where do I arrive in Basel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Barcelona to Basel:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Basel.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
Which travel companies can take me from Barcelona to Basel?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Basel:

  • You can go to Basel from Barcelona by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $103 (€82) with Flixbus from Barcelona to Basel on Omio.
  • You can go to Basel from Barcelona by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $69 (€55) with easyJet from Barcelona to Basel on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Barcelona to Basel?
Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Basel don't make Basel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Basel are Zurich, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Basel to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Basel from Barcelona online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $103 (€82) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $69 (€55) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Basel
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
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Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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Barcelona Estació De França
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