There are 4 ways to get from Strasbourg to Basel by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB

$29 - $45

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Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Basel, Basel central station 108 / ...

$8 - $65

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Strasbourg to Basel 86.3 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Basel 85.5 miles

$18 - $27

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Basel, Basel central station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Basel SBB. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Basel is 115 km. The road distance is 136.9 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Basel without a car is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs .

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The train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB takes 1 h 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Strasbourg to Basel train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Strasbourg station.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Basel is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Strasbourg to Basel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Strasbourg to Basel train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Basel SBB station.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Basel.
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  • Distance: 71.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Basel, Switzerland?

SNCF operates a train from Strasbourg to Basel hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Strasbourg to Basel every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Strasbourg to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Strasbourg to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Strasbourg to Basel is 137 km. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Strasbourg to Basel.

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There are 499+ hotels available in Basel. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Strasbourg and Basel. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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