How to travel from Barcelona to Lausanne

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from Barcelona to Lausanne

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Barcelona to Lausanne on Aug 14 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20AMBarcelona El Prat Airport3h45 01:05PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
1 transfer
2491One-way
Cheapest
11:15PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord24h30 11:45PMLausanne, Parking du Vélodrome
1 transfer
2101One-way
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08:00AMBarcelona El Prat Airport5h10 01:10PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
1 transfer
2961One-way
06:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport6h20 01:10PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
1 transfer
2971One-way
07:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport5h25 01:05PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
1 transfer
3221One-way

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Travel Information from Barcelona to Lausanne

distanceDistance417 miles (673 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $140
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $4 (€4) • 9 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $140 (€130) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 417 miles (673 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Lausanne from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $4 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Lausanne.

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Travel to Lausanne 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 Lausanne.
FAQs

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Lausanne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Lausanne from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lausanne, 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 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Barcelona and Lausanne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Lausanne.

There are 4 travel options from Barcelona to Lausanne: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Lausanne from Barcelona is by taking a train, which costs on average $4 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lausanne:

Taking a train is about $44 (€41) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $48 (€45) for this trip.

A train is generally $136 (€126) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $140 (€130) from Barcelona to Lausanne.

The fastest way to get to Lausanne from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Lausanne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h 55 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 41 min.

Lausanne is approximately 417 miles (673 km) away from Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Lausanne is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Lausanne from Barcelona as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry 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 Lausanne:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Barcelona to Lausanne depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lausanne.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Barcelona to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $48 (€45).
  • Vueling can take you to Lausanne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Barcelona to Lausanne for $140 (€130).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Lausanne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Geneva, Paris or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Lausanne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lausanne and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $48 (€45) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $140 (€130) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $4 (€4) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Lausanne 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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