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from Barcelona to Basel

You can get from Barcelona to Basel by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Basel on Jan 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h55 08:40PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$1191One-way
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07:20AMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h55 09:15AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$1171One-way
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06:20AMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h00 10:20AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$2111One-way
07:55AMBarcelona El Prat Airport5h00 12:55PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$2771One-way
06:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h10 10:10AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$2841One-way

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Fri
Jan 21
$93Flixbus
$117easyJet
Sat
Jan 22
$87Flixbus
$185Air France
Sun
Jan 23
$77Flixbus
$85easyJet
Mon
Jan 24
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$56easyJet
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Jan 25
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$186Air France
Wed
Jan 26
$81Flixbus
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Travel Information between Barcelona and Basel

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$40 - $84
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $40 (€33) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $40 (€33) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Travel 501 miles (808 km) by bus or flight from Barcelona to Basel. 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 $40 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Basel.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Basel from Barcelona?

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 1/13/22; 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 to Basel from Barcelona.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to 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 1/20/22. 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.

How do I go from Barcelona to Basel?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Barcelona and Basel. You can take a bus or flight.

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

The cheapest way to go to Basel from Barcelona is by taking a flight, which costs on average $40 (€33).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

Taking a flight is about $44 (€37) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $84 (€70) for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Barcelona to Basel?

The fastest way to get to Basel from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 23 h 30 min.

How far is Basel from Barcelona?

Basel is approximately 501 miles (808 km) away from Barcelona.

What are the departure and arrival points in Barcelona and in Basel?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Basel.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.

Which travel companies can get me from Barcelona to Basel?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Basel by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Barcelona to Basel tickets on Omio for $84 (€70).
  • EasyJet can take you to Basel by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Barcelona to Basel for $40 (€33).

Where should I go next after I travel from Barcelona to Basel?

Looking to extend your trip from Barcelona to Basel? Many Omio customers who go from Barcelona to Basel usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Paris or Milan from Basel, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy tickets to Basel from Barcelona online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Barcelona to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $84 (€70) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $40 (€33) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Basel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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