You can get from Paris to Basel by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Basel on May 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$30 - $90|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $30 (€27) • 10 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $90 (€81) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, KLM Cityhopper or SNCF | TGV Lyria|
Travel 255 miles (412 km) by bus, flight or train between Paris and Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM Cityhopper or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Basel.
Travel from Paris, France to Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. 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 Paris from Basel here.
There are 3 ways to travel to Basel from Paris including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Paris to Basel is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $30 (€27) compared to other travel options to Basel:
A bus is generally $61 (€54) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $90 (€81) from Paris to Basel.
Taking a bus is about $14 (€12) less than taking a train, which costs on average $43 (€39) for this journey.
The quickest way to travel from Paris to Basel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Basel by bus can take on average 10 h 30 min.
In comparison, getting to Basel by train can take on average 3 h 2 min.
The Paris to Basel distance is around 255 miles (412 km).
The average frequency per day from Paris to Basel is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Paris and Basel as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Paris to Basel:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Basel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before traveling from Paris to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Paris 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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