How to travel from Barcelona to Bern

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Travel Information from Barcelona to Bern

distanceDistance463 miles (747 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $155
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 14 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $92 (€80) • 17 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Serbia

Travel 463 miles (747 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Bern from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 17 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Air Serbia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Barcelona to Bern.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Bern 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 Bern.
FAQs

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Bern, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Bern from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bern, Switzerland from Barcelona?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Barcelona to Bern closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 1/9/23. 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 Bern here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Bern from Barcelona including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Bern is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Bern:

Taking a train is about $88 (€77) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $92 (€80) for this trip.

Taking a train is usually $152 (€132) less than taking a flight to Bern, which costs on average $155 (€135) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Bern from Barcelona is by bus with an average travel time of 17 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Bern can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 23 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 14 h 13 min.

The distance from Barcelona to Bern is approximately 463 miles (747 km).

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Bern is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Barcelona and Bern as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Bern.
  • Most travelers board their train from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bern by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Barcelona to Bern tickets on Omio for $92 (€80).
  • Travel with Air Serbia to go to Bern by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air Serbia Barcelona to Bern tickets on Omio for $155 (€135).

Yes, there are direct services available from Barcelona to Bern with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Alsa.
  • You can book a direct flight with Vueling, Edelweiss Air, Swiss or Air Baltic.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bern as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Barcelona to Bern.

Your trip from Barcelona to Bern doesn't have to end in Bern. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Geneva. If you’d like to add Zurich, Paris or Geneva to your Barcelona to Bern tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bern today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $92 (€80) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $155 (€135) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $3 (€3) one way.

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

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