How to travel from Basel to Barcelona

Travel options
from Basel to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation
flight

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

02:15PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 04:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers
1271One-way
Cheapest
02:15PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 04:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers
1271One-way
Other options
10:15AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 12:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers
1591One-way
09:25PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 11:10PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers
1531One-way
02:15PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h45 04:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 transfers
1991One-way

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 15
Tue
Aug 16
Wed
Aug 17
Thu
Aug 18
Fri
Aug 19
Sat
Aug 20
Sun
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 22
Tue
Aug 23
Wed
Aug 24
Thu
Aug 25
Fri
Aug 26
Sat
Aug 27
Sun
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 29
Tue
Aug 30
Wed
Aug 31
Thu
Sep 01
Fri
Sep 02
Sat
Sep 03

Travel Information to Barcelona from Basel

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $95
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€5) • 14 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $60 (€56) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 501 miles (808 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Basel and 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Basel to Barcelona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Basel to Barcelona

Travel to Barcelona 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 Basel to Barcelona.
FAQs

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

Is international entry into Barcelona from Basel restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona, Spain from Basel?

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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Basel and Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. 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 Basel from Barcelona here.

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

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Barcelona is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€5) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a train is about $89 (€83) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $95 (€88) for this journey.

Taking a train is about $55 (€51) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $60 (€56) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel from Basel to Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 17 h 10 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 14 h 17 min   on average.

The Basel to Barcelona distance is around 501 miles (808 km).

The average frequency per day from Basel to Barcelona is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Barcelona from Basel 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 from Basel to Barcelona:

  • Buses from Basel to Barcelona most often leave from Basel, Bahnhof and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights mostly depart from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Basel at Basel SBB and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona Sants.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basel to Barcelona:

  • You can travel between Basel and Barcelona by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $95 (€88) with Flixbus from Basel to Barcelona.
  • You can travel to Barcelona from Basel by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $60 (€56) with Vueling from Basel to Barcelona.

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Barcelona with.

Direct services to Barcelona 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.

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!

Before traveling from Basel to Barcelona, 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 $95 (€88) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $60 (€56) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $5 (€5) one way on average.

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.

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
Currency
Language