Basel to Zurich bus

Cheap bus tickets from Basel to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Cheapest

4

Average

6

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

02:00PMBasel1h10 03:10PMZurich
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41One-way
09:00AMBasel1h00 10:00AMZurich
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51One-way
12:20PMBasel0h50 01:10PMZurich
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51One-way
02:50PMBasel0h50 03:40PMZurich
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61One-way
11:00AMBasel1h40 12:40PMZurich
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91One-way

Bus schedule from Basel to Zurich

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09:00AMBasel1h00 10:00AMZurich
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11:00AMBasel1h40 12:40PMZurich
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12:20PMBasel0h50 01:10PMZurich
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02:00PMBasel1h10 03:10PMZurich
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02:50PMBasel0h50 03:40PMZurich
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Bus times from Basel to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

1 h 6 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

76 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Basel for Zurich every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

02:50PMBasel0h50 03:40PMZurich
0 transfers
61One-way
12:20PMBasel0h50 01:10PMZurich
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51One-way
09:00AMBasel1h00 10:00AMZurich
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51One-way
02:00PMBasel1h10 03:10PMZurich
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41One-way
11:00AMBasel1h40 12:40PMZurich
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91One-way

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Overview: Bus from Basel to Zurich

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$40 (€37)
frequencyBus frequency8 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 8 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesSBB, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Buses from Basel to Zurich cover the 47 miles (76 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 55 min with our travel partners like SBB, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. Normally, there are 8 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $40 (€37), but the average price of bus tickets is $40 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).

Bus providers: FlixBus and SBB from Basel to Zurich

Buy your official FlixBus and SBB bus tickets from Basel to Zurich from $40 (€37) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

FlixBus from Basel to Zurich bus information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 7 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 7 a day

SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next bus trip between Basel and Zurich, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.

Book your SBB Basel to Zurich bus with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check SBB up-to-date bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Basel to Zurich routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable SBB bus tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Basel and Zurich is 47 miles (76 km), and the best price for a one-way Basel - Zurich SBB bus ticket starts at $40 (€37) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your SBB ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus. Waiting in a line at the bus station to purchase your bus ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your bus tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with SBB!

  • Average Price: $40

Travel Tips: Bus to Zurich from Basel

Take the bus to Zurich 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 Basel to Zurich.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Basel and Zurich for the next 7 days starting from $40 (€37)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $40 (€37)  for a bus ticket between Basel and Zurich.
The bus distance from Basel to Zurich is around 47 miles (76 km).
On average the Basel to Zurich bus time is 1 h 55 min  covering the 47 miles (76 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the bus between Basel and Zurich, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Basel, Bahnhof, Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse and Basel, Gartenstraße. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai), Zürich and Zurich, Hauptbahnhof.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Basel SBB   and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Basel SBB and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Zurich most often arrive at Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this bus station to the city center.

When taking a bus from Basel to Zurich, you can count on SBB, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Zurich from Basel and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Yes, there are 8 direct buses from Basel to Zurich per day with BlaBlaCar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
On average, there are 8 buses a day from Basel to Zurich. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest bus for this route departs from Basel at 9: 15 PM. The last bus leaves from Basel at 10: 16 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Basel to Zurich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find buses between Basel and Zurich to cost on average $40 (€37) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Basel to Zurich bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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