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from Paris to Basel

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Sat
Jul 24
$117SNCF | TGV INOUI
$45Flixbus
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Sun
Jul 25
$93SNCF | TGV INOUI
$45Flixbus
$104HOP!
Mon
Jul 26
$94SNCF | TGV
$31Flixbus
$104HOP!
Tue
Jul 27
$89SNCF | ICE
$31Flixbus
$176Air France
Wed
Jul 28
$83SNCF | ICE
$27Flixbus
$125HOP!
Thu
Jul 29
$83SNCF | ICE
$50Flixbus
$104HOP!
Fri
Jul 30
$97SNCF | TGV
$36Flixbus
$141Air France
Sat
Jul 31
$117SNCF | TGV INOUI
$45Flixbus
$96HOP!
Sun
Aug 1
$100SNCF | TGV INOUI
$42Flixbus
$243Air France
Mon
Aug 2
$75SNCF | TGV
$39Flixbus
$171Air France
Tue
Aug 3
$78SNCF | ICE
$32Flixbus
$195Air France
Wed
Aug 4
$63SNCF | TGV
$49Flixbus
$201HOP!
Thu
Aug 5
$83SNCF | ICE
$53Flixbus
$177HOP!
Fri
Aug 6
$83SNCF | ICE
$43Flixbus
$170Air France
Sat
Aug 7
$94SNCF | TGV INOUI
$34Flixbus
$166HOP!
Sun
Aug 8
$77SNCF | TGV INOUI
$36Flixbus
$166HOP!
Mon
Aug 9
$69SNCF | TGV
$35Flixbus
$96HOP!
Tue
Aug 10
$70SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$195Air France
Wed
Aug 11
$63SNCF | TGV
$46Flixbus
$174KLM
Thu
Aug 12
$63SNCF | TGV
$50Flixbus
$174KLM
Fri
Aug 13
$81SNCF | TGV
$30Flixbus
$271KLM

Travel Information to Basel from Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$57 - $122
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $57 (€46) • 11 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $122 (€98) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, Union Ivkoni International or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Travel 255 miles (412 km) by flight, bus 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 $57 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are KLM, Union Ivkoni International or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Paris to Basel.

How to get from Paris to Basel

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Basel, 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 Paris to Basel 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 international travel between Paris, France and Basel, Switzerland allowed?

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

Is international entry into Basel from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel, Switzerland from Paris?

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 7/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Paris, France from Basel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 7/23/21. 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 Paris from Basel here.

How do I travel from Paris to Basel?

You can travel between Paris and Basel 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Paris to Basel?

The cheapest way to travel between Paris and Basel is by taking a bus with an average price of $57 (€46).

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

Taking a bus is usually $65 (€52) less than taking a flight to Basel, which costs on average $122 (€98) for the same trip.

A bus is $13 (€10) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Paris to Basel costing on average $70 (€56).

What is the quickest way from Paris to Basel?

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, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 1 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Paris to Basel?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Paris to Basel?

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

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

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

  • You can take a flight from Paris to Basel with KLM. Cheap tickets can be found for $122 (€98) with KLM from Paris to Basel.
  • You can go to Basel from Paris by bus with Union Ivkoni International. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $57 (€46) with Union Ivkoni International from Paris to Basel on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Paris to Basel with SNCF | TGV Lyria. Cheap tickets can be found for $70 (€56) with SNCF | TGV Lyria from Paris to Basel.
Can I find a direct route from Paris to Basel?

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

  • You can find direct flights per day to Basel with HOP!
  • You can check for a direct train to Basel with SNCF | TGV Lyria with direct trains per day.

Direct services to Basel 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 route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Paris to Basel ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Paris to Basel don't make Basel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Basel are Zurich, Milan or Strasbourg, 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!
How early should I purchase Paris to Basel tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $122 (€98) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $57 (€46) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $70 (€56) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Basel
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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