How to travel from Basel to Biel/Bienne

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Travel Information to Biel/Bienne from Basel

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $37
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $18 (€16) • 59 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $18 (€16) • 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB or SBB

Travel 33 miles (53 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Basel to Biel/Bienne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are SBB or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Basel to Biel/Bienne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Basel to Biel/Bienne

Travel Tips: Travel to Biel/Bienne 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 Biel/Bienne.

There are 4 travel options from Basel to Biel/Bienne: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Biel/Bienne is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€16) compared to other travel options to Biel/Bienne:

Taking a train is about $19 (€17) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $37 (€34) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Biel/Bienne from Basel is by train with an average travel time of 59 min.

Other travel options to Biel/Bienne can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 28 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 33 miles (53 km) from Basel to Biel/Bienne.

The average frequency per day from Basel to Biel/Bienne is:

  • Around 70 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Basel and Biel/Bienne as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basel to Biel/Bienne:

  • Buses from Basel to Biel/Bienne most often leave from Basel, Bahnhof and arrive in Bienne / Biel.
  • Trains mostly leave from Basel SBB and tend to arrive in Biel/Bienne.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to Biel/Bienne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with SBB to go to Biel/Bienne by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SBB Basel to Biel/Bienne tickets on Omio for $37 (€34).
  • SBB can get you to Biel/Bienne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SBB from Basel to Biel/Bienne for $18 (€16) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Basel to Biel/Bienne with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with SBB with 17 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Biel/Bienne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Basel to Biel/Bienne.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Basel to Biel/Bienne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Zurich, Geneva or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basel and Biel/Bienne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Biel/Bienne and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Basel to Biel/Bienne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $37 (€34) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $18 (€16) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Basel to Biel/Bienne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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