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Duration 1h 9m
Distance 86.2 km
Average price SFr 8
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Basel and Zürich takes 1h 9m and the fastest bus takes 1h 5m. The bus service runs several times per day from Basel to Zürich. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Basel, Basel SBB
  2. Zürich
1h 10m
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SFr 3 - SFr 21

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Basel to Zürich? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel SBB and arriving at Zurich. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Basel and Zürich is 76 km. The road distance is 86.2 km.

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Basel to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Basel, Basel SBB station.

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Basel to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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There are 593+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Basel and Zürich?

FlixBus operates a bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Zurich every 30 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 7 - SFr 10 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Three other operators also service this route.
Bus operators
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 21

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bale to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 21
Website
Eurolines FR
Gruppo Di Maio
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 6
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Basel to Zürich
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 6
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Swiss PostAuto
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10

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