The cheapest buses from Paris to Basel

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Cheapest

$40

Average

$47

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.

The average ticket from Paris to Basel will cost around $ 47 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 40.

02:20PMParis5h50 08:10PMBasel
0 changes
$401One-way
Cheapest
05:05PMParis, Quai de Bercy11h10 04:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$411One-way
09:00PMParis5h40 02:40AMBasel
0 changes
$451One-way
05:30AMParis6h00 11:30AMBasel
0 changes
$461One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy12h20 09:20AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$521One-way

Timetable Paris to Basel

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05:30AMParis6h00 11:30AMBasel
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09:10AMParis, Quai de Bercy13h30 10:40PMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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02:20PMParis5h50 08:10PMBasel
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05:05PMParis, Quai de Bercy11h10 04:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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09:00PMParis5h40 02:40AMBasel
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09:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy12h20 09:20AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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Mon
Sep 20
$59SNCF | TGV
$41Flixbus
$238Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 21
$59SNCF | TGV
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$238Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 22
$67SNCF | ICE
$56Flixbus
$214HOP!
Thu
Sep 23
$67SNCF | TGV INOUI
$48Flixbus
$175Air France
Fri
Sep 24
$67SNCF | ICE
$27Flixbus
$159KLM
Sat
Sep 25
$67SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25Flixbus
$142Air France
Sun
Sep 26
$67SNCF | ICE
$32Flixbus
$103HOP!
Mon
Sep 27
$59SNCF | TGV
$25Flixbus
$159Air France
Tue
Sep 28
$59SNCF | TGV
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$96HOP!
Wed
Sep 29
$59SNCF | TGV
$34Flixbus
$138Air France
Thu
Sep 30
$67SNCF | TGV INOUI
$36Flixbus
$96HOP!
Fri
Oct 1
$67SNCF | TGV INOUI
$30Flixbus
$96HOP!
Sat
Oct 2
$78SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25Flixbus
$114Air France
Sun
Oct 3
$67SNCF | TGV INOUI
$30Flixbus
$96HOP!
Mon
Oct 4
$59SNCF | TGV
$25Flixbus
$124HOP!
Tue
Oct 5
$59SNCF | TGV
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$130KLM
Wed
Oct 6
$59SNCF | TGV
$31Flixbus
$96HOP!
Thu
Oct 7
$59SNCF | TGV
$34Flixbus
$114KLM
Fri
Oct 8
$67SNCF | ICE
$30Flixbus
$114KLM
Sat
Oct 9
$78SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25Flixbus
$114KLM

The fastest buses from Paris to Basel

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m

Average

9 h 5 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

413 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Paris for Basel every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 413 km distance in an average of 9 h 5 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 13 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

09:00PMParis5h40 02:40AMBasel
0 changes
$451One-way
02:20PMParis5h50 08:10PMBasel
0 changes
$401One-way
05:30AMParis6h00 11:30AMBasel
0 changes
$461One-way
Fastest
05:05PMParis, Quai de Bercy11h10 04:15AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$411One-way
2nd Fastest
09:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy12h20 09:20AMBasel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
$521One-way

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Bus Information between Paris and Basel

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage bus duration10 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$50 (€40)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France

Buses from Paris to Basel cover the 255 miles (412 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $50 (€40), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $25 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Basel.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Paris and Basel.

If you're looking for cheap FlixBus tickets between Paris and Basel, check out Omio! With one-way Paris to Basel bus ticket prices starting as low as $25 (€20) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Basel from Paris by showing you the latest FlixBus offers, bus schedules and tickets for this 255 miles (412 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with FlixBus. If you search for FlixBus tickets between Paris and Basel in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the bus. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus from Paris to Basel on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect bus with FlixBus so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Paris to Basel are the following:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Buses from Paris to Basel
Take the bus to Basel 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 Paris to Basel.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Paris, France and Basel, Switzerland allowed?

Travel by bus between Paris, France and Basel, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Basel from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Basel from Paris closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by bus to Paris, France from Basel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Basel to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Switzerland?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Basel?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/18/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Paris from Basel here.

How much are cheap buses to Basel from Paris?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Paris to Basel for as low as $25 (€20)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Basel from Paris?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $50 (€40)  for a bus ticket to Basel from Paris.
What is the distance to Basel from Paris by bus?
You should expect to travel around 255 miles (412 km)  between Paris and Basel by bus.
How long is the bus from Paris to Basel?
The bus time between Paris and Basel is on average 10 h 30 min  for the 255 miles (412 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Paris and Basel by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Paris to Basel do I depart from? Which Basel bus station from Paris do I arrive in?

When taking the bus between Paris and Basel, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine). Your journey can end in bus stations such as Basel, Basel, Gartenstraße and Basel, Badischer Bahnhof (Schweiz).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Basel.

Where is the bus station in Paris? Where is the bus station in Basel?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Basel most often arrive at Basel and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Paris to Basel?
Take the Paris to Basel bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the trip between Paris and Basel as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first bus depart from Paris to Basel? When does the last bus depart from Paris to Basel?
You can take the first bus from Paris to Basel at 7: 10 AM. The last bus from Paris to Basel that you can take departs at 10: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Paris to Basel schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I book bus tickets to Basel from Paris to score the best deals?
If you book a bus ticket from Paris to Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $50 (€40) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Paris and Basel are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Basel
Gare Paris Bercy
Amenities
WC
Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3