Travel options
from Basel to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Paris on Oct 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:45PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h15 09:00PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$1161One-way
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07:45PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h15 09:00PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$1161One-way
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10:55AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h15 12:10PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$1441One-way
07:51PMBasel SBB3h49 11:40PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1161One-way
05:21PMBasel SBB3h26 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1541One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Oct 24
$116SNCF | TGV INOUI
$63Flixbus
$116HOP!
Mon
Oct 25
$110SNCF | TGV INOUI
$43Flixbus
$116HOP!
Tue
Oct 26
$70SNCF | TGV
$43Flixbus
$187KLM
Wed
Oct 27
$105SNCF | TGV INOUI
$47Flixbus
$187KLM
Thu
Oct 28
$105SNCF | TGV INOUI
$63Flixbus
$218Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 29
$122SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$218HOP!
Sat
Oct 30
$123SNCF | TGV
$53Flixbus
$259Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 31
$105SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$116HOP!
Mon
Nov 1
$120SNCF | TGV Lyria
$65Flixbus
$98HOP!
Tue
Nov 2
$116SNCF | TGV INOUI
$58Flixbus
$74HOP!
Wed
Nov 3
$99SNCF | TGV INOUI
$39Flixbus
$98HOP!
Thu
Nov 4
$87SNCF | TGV
$41Flixbus
$180Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Nov 5
$110SNCF | TGV INOUI
$52Flixbus
$180Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Nov 6
$122SNCF | TGV INOUI
$59Flixbus
$128HOP!
Sun
Nov 7
$105SNCF | TGV INOUI
$58Flixbus
$107HOP!
Mon
Nov 8
$70SNCF | TGV
$37Flixbus
$107HOP!
Tue
Nov 9
$62SNCF | TGV
$37Flixbus
$98HOP!
Wed
Nov 10
$25SNCF | TGV Lyria
$32Flixbus
$92KLM
Thu
Nov 11
$62SNCF | TGV
$44Flixbus
$116HOP!
Fri
Nov 12
$105SNCF | TGV INOUI
$34Flixbus
$125KLM

Travel Information between Basel and Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $102
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€24) • 9 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $102 (€83) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or SNCF | TGV

Travel 255 miles (412 km) by bus, flight or train between Basel and Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, HOP! Or SNCF | TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to Paris.

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How to get from Basel to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

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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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Paris, France from Basel, Switzerland currently allowed?

International travel from Basel, Switzerland to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if traveling from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Basel to Paris.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Switzerland from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Basel, Switzerland from Paris, France?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Basel from Paris?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Basel from Paris here.

How do I go from Basel to Paris?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Paris from Basel. You can take a bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Basel to Paris the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Paris is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $30 (€24) compared to other travel options to Paris:

Taking a bus is usually $73 (€59) less than taking a flight to Paris, which costs on average $102 (€83) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $40 (€33) less than taking a train to Paris, which costs on average $70 (€56) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Basel to Paris?

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

Other travel options to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Paris by bus can take on average 9 h.

In comparison, getting to Paris by train can take on average 3 h 7 min.

How many miles from Basel to Paris would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Basel to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Paris is:

  • 6 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Basel? Where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Basel and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights most often depart from Basel at EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Basel SBB and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can get me from Basel to Paris?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Paris by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Basel to Paris tickets on Omio for $30 (€24).
  • HOP! Can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for HOP! From Basel to Paris for $102 (€83).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV to go to Paris by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV Basel to Paris tickets on Omio for $70 (€56).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Basel to Paris?
Many of our customers traveling from Basel to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Paris are London, Barcelona or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Basel to Paris tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $30 (€24) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $102 (€83) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $70 (€56) one way.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey