There are 6 ways to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  1h 47m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

77€ - 291€

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Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, Basel Euroairport FR to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB 108

16€ - 20€

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Train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

30€ - 144€

Train via Strasbourg  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg Strasbourg - Mulhouse - Bâle / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf Tgv / ...

55€ - 89€

Bus via Freiburg im Breisgau  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, Basel Euroairport FR to Freiburg 208 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB 122 / ...

19€ - 23€

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein 264.5 km

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is to bus which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 300€ and takes 1h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel EuroAirport, Basel Euroairport FR and arriving at Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Basel Airport (BSL) and Ludwigshafen am Rhein is 220 km. The road distance is 264.5 km.

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The best way to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein without a car is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs 30€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 1h 47m to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein, including transfers.

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Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Basel EuroAirport, Basel Euroairport FR station.

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The best way to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs 30€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus via Freiburg im Breisgau, which costs 18€ - 24€ and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB station.

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Map of how to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein.
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  • Distance: 219.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 47m

What companies run services between Basel Airport (BSL), France and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein hourly. Tickets cost 45€ - 70€ and the journey takes 2h 11m. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein via Freiburg in around 4h 18m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
55€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 26€
1st Class
35€ - 37€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Bus operators
FlixBus

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 EuroAirport, Basel Euroairport FR to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, Basel Euroairport FR to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is 265 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Basel Airport (BSL) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 731+ hotels available in Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Prices start at 54€ per night.

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