How to travel from Barcelona to Lucerne

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Travel Information between Barcelona and Lucerne

distanceDistance494 miles (797 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 46 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $157 (€137) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 494 miles (797 km) to Lucerne from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Barcelona to Lucerne.

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Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Lucerne, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lucerne from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lucerne, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lucerne from Barcelona.

The restriction level for your return to Barcelona, Spain from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Lucerne restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Barcelona from Lucerne?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 1/9/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Lucerne closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Barcelona to Lucerne: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Lucerne from Barcelona is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lucerne:

A bus is generally $151 (€132) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $157 (€137) from Barcelona to Lucerne.

Taking a bus is about $23 (€20) less than taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€25) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Lucerne is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 46 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 16 h 3 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 494 miles (797 km) from Barcelona to Lucerne.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Lucerne is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Barcelona to Lucerne 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 from Barcelona to Lucerne:

  • Buses from Barcelona to Lucerne most often leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

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

  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Barcelona to Lucerne tickets on Omio for $157 (€137).

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Lucerne with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Vueling or Ryanair.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona to Lucerne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barcelona and Lucerne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lucerne and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Barcelona to Lucerne, 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 route is costing $6 (€5) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $157 (€137) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $29 (€25) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Lucerne 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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