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Travel Information to Basel from Nice

distanceDistance266 miles (429 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $96
fastestFastest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 7 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 266 miles (429 km) between Nice and Basel. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Nice to Basel.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nice to Basel

Travel Tips: 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 Nice to Basel.
FAQs

International travel from Nice, France to Basel, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23; 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 Nice to Basel.

The restriction level for your return to Nice, France from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Nice from Basel restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Nice from Basel?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Nice, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/24/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Nice from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Basel from Nice. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Basel from Nice is by taking a flight with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

A flight is generally $92 (€79) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $96 (€83) from Nice to Basel.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $5 (€4) from Nice to Basel.

The quickest way to travel from Nice to Basel is by train, which takes on average 7 h 56 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Basel by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

Basel is approximately 266 miles (429 km) away from Nice.

The average frequency per day from Nice to Basel is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Nice to Basel 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 Nice to Basel:

  • Buses mostly leave from Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2) and tend to arrive in Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Flights from Nice to Basel most often leave from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Trains mostly depart from Nice Ville and arrive in Basel SBB.

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

  • You can travel from Nice to Basel by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $96 (€83) with Flixbus from Nice to Basel.
Many of our customers traveling from Nice to Basel don't make Basel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Basel are Paris, Zurich or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Basel to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Nice to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $96 (€83) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $5 (€4) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Nice to Basel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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