How to travel from Lausanne to Basel

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from Lausanne to Basel

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

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

SBB
08:44AM2h17
Lausanne station
11:01AMBasel SBB
$651One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
SBB
08:44AM2h17
Lausanne station
11:01AMBasel SBB
$651One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
SBB
08:19AM2h13
Lausanne station
10:32AMBasel SBB
$651One-way
1 transfer
Other options
SBB
09:19AM2h26
Lausanne station
11:45AMBasel SBB
$651One-way
2 transfers
SBB
08:26AM2h29
Lausanne station
10:55AMBasel SBB
$711One-way
2 transfers
SBB
09:19AM2h13
Lausanne station
11:32AMBasel SBB
$931One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Lausanne to Basel

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $48
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $48 (€42) • 2 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or SBB

Take a bus or train to travel 84 miles (136 km) from Lausanne to Basel. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lausanne to Basel.

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Travel on SBB travel to Basel from Lausanne at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next travel trip from Lausanne to Basel, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.

    FAQs: Travel from Lausanne to Basel

    FAQs: Travel 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 Lausanne to Basel.
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    There are 2 ways to get from Lausanne to Basel: bus or train.

    The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Basel is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $23 (€20) compared to other travel options to Basel:

    Taking a bus costs $25 (€22) less than taking a train, which costs on average $48 (€42) for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Lausanne to Basel is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 13 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Basel that take longer:

    Bus takes on average 2 h 30 min.

    The distance from Lausanne to Basel is approximately 84 miles (136 km).

    The average frequency per day from Lausanne to Basel is:

    • 2 buses a day.

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

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

    • Buses mostly depart from Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome and arrive in Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB).
    • Trains from Lausanne to Basel most often leave from Lausanne and arrive in Basel SBB.

    The following travel companies offer services from Lausanne to Basel:

    • Travel with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus to go to Basel by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Lausanne to Basel tickets on Omio for $23 (€20).
    • Travel with SBB to go to Basel by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SBB Lausanne to Basel tickets on Omio for $48 (€42).

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

    • Direct bus available with FlixBus 2 direct buses per day.

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

    Omio customers who travel from Lausanne to Basel often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Zurich, Milan, Strasbourg or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Basel and these popular destinations at a great price.

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