How to travel from Basel to Paris

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Travel Information from Basel to Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$35 - $82
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€30) • 8 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $82 (€71) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Lufthansa or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 255 miles (412 km) from Basel to Paris. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Lufthansa or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Basel to Paris.

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from Basel to Paris

How to get from Basel to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Basel to Paris is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Basel St. Johann
08:42PMParis Gare de Lyon
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
10:10AMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
1 transfer
SNCF | TGV Lyria
Basel SBB
07:38PMParis Gare de Lyon
0 transfers
Other options
Basel SBB
08:42PMParis Gare de Lyon
1 transfer
Basel SBB
10:38PMParis Gare de l'Est
1 transfer
Basel St. Johann
10:38PMParis Gare de l'Est
2 transfers
07:55PMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
08:15AMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
1 transfer
05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
1 transfer
Norwegian Air Shuttle
EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL)
09:20PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
1 transfer

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How to get from Basel to Paris

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Basel to Paris, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Basel to Paris and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best trip to Paris from Basel with Omio's travel partners KLM, Deutsche Bahn and Lufthansa! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Basel and Paris. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Basel and Paris and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Basel to Paris

        FAQs: Travel to Paris 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 Paris.

        There are 3 options to travel from Basel to Paris including taking a bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Paris from Basel is by taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€30).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Basel to Paris:

        Taking a bus costs $48 (€41) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $82 (€71) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $22 (€19) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $56 (€49).

        The fastest way from Basel to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Paris that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 8 h 5 min of travel time.

        Train takes 3 h 4 min on average.

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

        The average frequency per day from Basel to Paris is:

        • Around 1 bus per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Paris from Basel as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Basel to Paris:

        • Most travelers take a bus from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB) to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
        • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Basel to Paris depart from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
        • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Basel to Paris depart from Basel SBB to Paris Gare du Nord.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basel to Paris:

        • You can travel to Paris from Basel by bus with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Ourbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€30) with FlixBus from Basel to Paris.
        • You can travel by plane between Basel and Paris with Lufthansa, KLM Cityhopper, KLM, Norwegian Air or Austrian Airlines, and you can find KLM Cityhopper Basel to Paris tickets for $121 (€105) on Omio.
        • You can take a train from Basel to Paris with SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF ICE, SNCF TER, TGV or Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $43 (€37) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Basel to Paris.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Basel to Paris with the following travel companies:

        • You can check for a direct bus to Paris with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

        Direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

        Looking to extend your trip from Basel to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Basel to Paris usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Milan or Brussels. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Milan or Brussels from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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