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10 trains from $14
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Fri, Jul 19
10 trains from $11
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Thu
Jul 18
$11SBB
$9Flixbus
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Jul 19
$11SBB
$10Flixbus
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Jul 20
$11SBB
$9Flixbus
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Jul 21
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Jul 22
$11SBB
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Jul 23
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Jul 25
$11SBB
$9Flixbus
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Jul 26
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$10Flixbus
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Jul 27
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$9Flixbus
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Jul 28
$11SBB
$9Flixbus
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Jul 29
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$9Flixbus
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Jul 30
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Jul 31
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Aug 3
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Travel from Zurich to Basel: Journey Details

If you want to travel from Zurich to Basel, flying is out of the question. These two Swiss cities are a short distance apart, and there are no scheduled flights. Instead, you can take an express train straight to the heart of Basel or take an affordable bus via Basel EuroAirport. Either way, you will be at your destination in less than 2 hours, making Basel a great day trip destination if you are staying in Zurich.

Return trips from Basel to Zurich are also available.

Buses from Zurich to Basel

Travelers cannot catch a bus straight from Zurich to Basel's city center. However, it's still easy to reach Basel via bus. Flixbus operates a daily service from Zurich to Basel EuroAirport, which isn't far from the city itself. Four buses leave Zurich every day, with the first bus leaving at 11:00 a.m. and the last service departing at 11:00 p.m. The journey takes 1 hour and 30 minutes. When you get to the airport in Basel, shuttle buses can take you into town and take 20 minutes to reach Basel SBB (the main train station).

Trains from Zurich to Basel

Taking the train is the easiest and fastest way to get from Zurich to Basel's city center. SBB runs a direct daily train from Zurich to Basel, with the first train leaving Zurich Hauptbahnhof at 6:00 a.m. After that, there are trains every hour until 11:45 p.m. The journey takes 53 minutes, and no changes are required at any stage. All trains get into Basel SBB, which is right at the heart of the city, a few minutes' walk from Basel Zoo and hotels in the Altstadt district.

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Best fares from Zurich to Basel

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Fri, Jul 19
Bus
Flixbus
07:451h 20m09:05
ZurichBasel
Fri, Jul 19
Train
SBB
06:361h 16m07:52
ZurichBasel
Sat, Jul 20
Bus
Flixbus
04:051h 20m05:25
ZurichBasel
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Sat, Jul 20
Train
SBB
06:00 53m06:53
ZurichBasel
Fri, Jul 26
Train
SBB
06:34 53m07:27
ZurichBasel
Sat, Jul 27
Train
SBB
06:34 53m07:27
ZurichBasel
Return Journeys from Basel to Zurich
Fri, Jul 19
Bus
Flixbus
06:201h 15m07:35
BaselZurich
Fri, Jul 19
Train
SBB
10:371h 17m11:54
BaselZurich
Sat, Jul 20
Bus
Flixbus
17:101h 10m18:20
BaselZurich

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