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Basel to Barcelona by train
Fastest journey9hr 2m
Trains per day26
Avg. journey time15hr 11m
Travelling from Basel to Barcelona by train
Fast trains from Basel to Barcelona take around 9 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 811 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Barcelona.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Barcelona?
Journeys between Basel and Barcelona usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Basel to Barcelona every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 28 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Barcelona?
The Basel to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Barcelona train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:21 and the last train is around 00:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:18, and the last at 23:38.
What's the Basel to Barcelona train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Barcelona are $145.69.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $209 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $159. 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 Basel to Barcelona train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Basel to Barcelona by train.
Which train companies operate between Basel and Barcelona?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Barcelona, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- 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.
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