Travel options
from Basel to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Barcelona on Oct 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:05AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 10:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1981One-way
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09:05AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 10:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1981One-way
Other options
08:50AMSaint-Louis - La Chaussée10h43 07:33PMBarcelona Sants
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$3041One-way
06:20AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg6h15 12:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$4031One-way
11:15AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg4h00 03:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$4481One-way

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Sat
Oct 23
$139Flixbus
$169easyJet
Sun
Oct 24
$118Flixbus
$177easyJet
Mon
Oct 25
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$101easyJet
Tue
Oct 26
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$79easyJet
Wed
Oct 27
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$136easyJet
Thu
Oct 28
$101Flixbus
$135easyJet
Fri
Oct 29
$111Flixbus
$133Vueling
Sat
Oct 30
$101Flixbus
$120easyJet
Sun
Oct 31
$120Flixbus
$92easyJet
Mon
Nov 1
$132Flixbus
$139easyJet
Tue
Nov 2
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$81easyJet
Wed
Nov 3
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$69easyJet
Thu
Nov 4
$106Flixbus
$113easyJet
Fri
Nov 5
$81Flixbus
$80easyJet
Sat
Nov 6
$90Flixbus
$40easyJet
Sun
Nov 7
$107Flixbus
$43Vueling
Mon
Nov 8
$77Flixbus
$88easyJet
Tue
Nov 9
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$59easyJet
Wed
Nov 10
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$120easyJet
Thu
Nov 11
$89Flixbus
$146Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Nov 12
$151Flixbus
$80easyJet

Travel Information to Barcelona from Basel

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$92 - $193
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $92 (€75) • 17 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $193 (€157) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 501 miles (808 km) from Basel to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $92 (€75). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are easyJet or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Basel to Barcelona.

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

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • 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
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 10/22/21. 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 between Basel and Barcelona.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Basel, Switzerland from Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland 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 10/15/21. 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 Basel from Barcelona here.

How do I reach Barcelona from Basel?

You can travel between Basel and Barcelona 2 different ways: flight or bus.

How do I get from Basel to Barcelona the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Barcelona is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $92 (€75) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a bus is about $101 (€82) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $193 (€157) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Basel to Barcelona?

The fastest way from Basel to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by bus can take on average 17 h 35 min.

How far is it from Basel to Barcelona?

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

When traveling to Barcelona from Basel, what are the departure and arrival points in Basel and Barcelona?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Basel and tend to arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Basel to Barcelona?

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

  • EasyJet can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Basel to Barcelona for $193 (€157) on Omio.
  • Flixbus can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Basel to Barcelona for $92 (€75) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Basel to Barcelona?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Basel and Barcelona ends?
Your trip from Basel to Barcelona doesn't have to end in Barcelona. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’d like to add Madrid, Paris or Valencia to your Basel to Barcelona tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Barcelona today!
How early should I buy tickets between Basel and Barcelona online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $193 (€157) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $92 (€75) one way.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey