Barcelona to Zurich by train
Avg. journey time
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.
1. Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Zurich?
Journeys between Barcelona and Zurich usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 8 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 are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 9 departures.
2. 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.
3. 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.
What's the Barcelona to Zurich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Barcelona to Zurich are $142.21.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $243 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $251. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
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.
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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:
- Inter City Express
- Intercités de Nuit
- Train Express Regional
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Zurich to Barcelona by train