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Cheap bus tickets from Zurich to Basel

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Cheapest

$6

Average

$7

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 Zurich to Basel will cost around $ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 6.

06:00PMZurich0h50 06:50PMBasel
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$61One-way
08:00AMZurich1h10 09:10AMBasel
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$71One-way
01:10PMZurich1h00 02:10PMBasel
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$71One-way
04:10PMZurich1h20 05:30PMBasel
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$81One-way

Bus schedule from Zurich to Basel

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08:00AMZurich1h10 09:10AMBasel
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01:10PMZurich1h00 02:10PMBasel
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04:10PMZurich1h20 05:30PMBasel
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06:00PMZurich0h50 06:50PMBasel
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May 17
$21SBB
Wed
May 18
$19SBB
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May 19
$17SBB
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May 20
$17SBB
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May 21
$18SBB
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May 22
$17SBB
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May 23
$17SBB
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May 24
$15SBB
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May 25
$15SBB
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May 26
$21SBB
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May 27
$16SBB
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May 28
$23SBB
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May 29
$18SBB
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May 30
$16SBB
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May 31
$16SBB
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Jun 3
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Bus times from Zurich to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 17

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

1 h 5 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

76 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Zurich for Basel every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 76 km distance in an average of 1 h 5 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 20 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.

06:00PMZurich0h50 06:50PMBasel
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$61One-way
01:10PMZurich1h00 02:10PMBasel
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$71One-way
08:00AMZurich1h10 09:10AMBasel
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$71One-way
04:10PMZurich1h20 05:30PMBasel
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$81One-way

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Overview: Bus from Zurich to Basel

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
frequencyBus frequency7 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 7 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersBlaBlaCar, SBB or Flixbus

Buses from Zurich to Basel cover the 47 miles (76 km) long route with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, SBB or Flixbus. Normally, there are 7 buses operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Basel, Bahnhof.

Bus companies: FlixBus and SBB from Zurich to Basel

You can travel by bus to Basel from Zurich with FlixBus and SBB. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

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SBB

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 has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Zurich to Basel:

    • 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 Zurich

    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 Zurich to Basel.
    FAQs

    How far is it from Zurich to Basel by bus?

    You should expect to travel around 47 miles (76 km)  between Zurich and Basel by bus.

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

    Some of the Zurich bus stations to Basel you can start your journey from include Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zürich. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Basel include Basel, Bahnhof, Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse and Basel, Gartenstraße.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Basel, Bahnhof.

    Where is the Zurich bus station located? Where is the Basel bus station located?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Basel, Bahnhof, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center.

    What bus providers go from Zurich to Basel?

    For the trip from Zurich to Basel you can take a bus with BlaBlaCar, SBB or Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Zurich to Basel on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    Are there any direct buses from Zurich to Basel?

    Yes, there are 7 direct buses per day from Zurich to Basel. You can look to travel with BlaBlaCar  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

    How many buses are there between Zurich and Basel a day?

    On average, there are 7 buses a day from Zurich to Basel. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.