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from Zurich to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Barcelona on Sep 22 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25PMZurich Airport1h50 10:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1141One-way
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08:25PMZurich Airport1h50 10:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1141One-way
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07:30AMZurich Airport5h05 12:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$1311One-way
05:35PMZurich Airport1h45 07:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$2091One-way
08:50AMZurich Airport4h35 01:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$2181One-way

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Tue
Sep 21
$108Vueling
Wed
Sep 22
$114Vueling
Thu
Sep 23
$131Iberia
Fri
Sep 24
$121Vueling
Sat
Sep 25
$85Swiss
Sun
Sep 26
$108Swiss
Mon
Sep 27
$108Swiss
Tue
Sep 28
$68Swiss
Wed
Sep 29
$105Iberia
Thu
Sep 30
$68Swiss
Fri
Oct 1
$169Swiss
Sat
Oct 2
$169Swiss
Sun
Oct 3
$100Swiss
Mon
Oct 4
$85Swiss
Tue
Oct 5
$68Swiss
Wed
Oct 6
$99Swiss
Thu
Oct 7
$76Vueling
Fri
Oct 8
$129Vueling
Sat
Oct 9
$168Iberia
Sun
Oct 10
$102Air Europa
Mon
Oct 11
$95Vueling

Travel Information between Zurich and Barcelona

distanceDistance518 miles (835 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $136 (€109) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa

Travel 518 miles (835 km) by flight from Zurich to Barcelona. Air Europa is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Barcelona.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Barcelona, Spain from Zurich, Switzerland currently allowed?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Barcelona if traveling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Barcelona from Zurich.

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

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

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, 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 Zurich 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, 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 9/20/21. 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 Zurich from Barcelona here.

How do I reach Barcelona from Zurich?

Travel Zurich to Barcelona by flight.

What is the fastest way to travel from Zurich to Barcelona?

The fastest way to travel between Zurich and Barcelona is by flight, which requires on average 1 h 40 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Zurich to Barcelona?

You should expect to travel around 518 miles (835 km) between Zurich and Barcelona.

What are the departure and arrival points in Zurich and in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Zurich Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Zurich to Barcelona?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Zurich to Barcelona:

  • You can travel by plane to Barcelona from Zurich with Air Europa, and you can find Air Europa Zurich to Barcelona tickets for $136 (€109) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Barcelona from Zurich?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Zurich to Barcelona:

  • You can book a direct flight with Vueling or Swiss.

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 between Zurich and Barcelona.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Zurich to Barcelona?
Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Barcelona don't make Barcelona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Barcelona are Madrid, Paris or Valencia, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barcelona to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to Barcelona from Zurich online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $136 (€109) one way on average.

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

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Barcelona
Zürich HB
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