Barcelona to Zurich by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    18:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 16m

Travelling from Barcelona to Zurich by train

Fast trains from Barcelona to Zurich take around 10 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 839 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Zurich.

Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Zurich?

Journeys between Barcelona and Zurich usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Barcelona to Zurich every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Zurich?

The Barcelona to Zurich train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Barcelona to Zurich train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 06:10 and the last train is around 18:30. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Barcelona to Zurich train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barcelona to Zurich by train.

Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Zurich?

More than one train company operates on the route from Barcelona to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Alleo
  • FS100
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • RENFE-SNCF
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional
  • Trenhotel

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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