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from Zurich to Barcelona

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

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

09:40AMZurich Airport1h45 11:25AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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09:40AMZurich Airport1h45 11:25AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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09:40AMZurich Airport1h45 11:25AMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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11:55AMZurich Airport5h25 05:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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Travel Information between Zurich and Barcelona

distanceDistance518 miles (835 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $87 (€72) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss

Travel 518 miles (835 km) by flight between Zurich and Barcelona. Swiss is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Barcelona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich 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 Zurich to Barcelona.

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Barcelona, Spain if I’m coming from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully 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:

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

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 1/21/22; 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 between Zurich and Barcelona.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return 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?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • 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 1/20/22. 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 Zurich from Barcelona here.

How do I get from Zurich to Barcelona?

Travel to Barcelona from Zurich by taking a flight.

What is the fastest way from Zurich to Barcelona?

Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from Zurich to Barcelona. It takes on average 1 h 45 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Zurich to Barcelona?

The distance from Zurich to Barcelona is approximately 518 miles (835 km).

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Zurich to Barcelona depart from Zurich Airport to Barcelona El Prat Airport.

Which travel companies can get me from Zurich to Barcelona?

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

  • Swiss can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Swiss from Zurich to Barcelona for $87 (€72).

Is there a direct service from Zurich to Barcelona?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with 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 from Zurich to Barcelona.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Zurich to Barcelona?

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

How early should I purchase tickets between Zurich and Barcelona online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $87 (€72) 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.