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Overview: Bus from Paris to Basel

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage bus duration10 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$29 (€24)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, 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. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $26 (€22), but the average price of bus tickets is $29 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Basel.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Paris to Basel

You can travel by bus from Paris to Basel with FlixBus for as low as $26 (€22). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $26

When you buy your FlixBus bus tickets from Paris to Basel don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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: Bus to Basel from Paris

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

Am I allowed to travel by bus from Paris, France to Basel, Switzerland?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Paris to Basel before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to 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 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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 1/22/22. 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 from Paris to Basel?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Paris to Basel buses for as little as $26 (€22)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a bus between Paris and Basel?

If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Basel bus to cost on average $29 (€24)  one way.

How far is Basel from Paris by bus?

You should expect to travel around 255 miles (412 km)  between Paris and Basel by bus.

What is the Paris to Basel bus travel time?

On average the Paris to Basel bus time is 10 h 30 min  covering the 255 miles (412 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the bus from Paris to Basel depart from? Which Basel bus station do I come into from Paris?

Some of the Paris bus stations to Basel you can start your journey from include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Basel include Basel, Basel, Gartenstraße and Basel, Badischer Bahnhof (Schweiz).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Basel.

Where is the departure bus station in Paris located? Where is the arrival bus station in Basel located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Paris.

The most popular arrival bus station, Basel, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center of Basel.

Which bus companies can get me from Paris to Basel?

For the best Paris to Basel bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Paris and Basel to compare what amenities they may offer.

Can I purchase a direct bus from Paris to Basel?

If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with BlaBlaCar. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.

When does the first bus depart from Paris to Basel? When does the last bus depart from Paris to Basel?

The first Paris to Basel bus departs at 8: 10 AM   and the last bus from Paris to Basel leaves at 10: 20 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Paris to Basel on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Paris to Basel to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you book bus tickets to Basel from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $29 (€24) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Paris to Basel a few months in advance.