There are 3 ways to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn by train, bus or car

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Line 3 train, train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 3 train from Basel SBB to Olten 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Olten to Solothurn 10-Y / ...

$39 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport to Olten K188
  2. Take the train from Olten to Solothurn 10-Y / ...

$20 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn 47.9 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn. However, there are services departing from St-Louis-la-Chaussee and arriving at Solothurn via Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Basel Airport (BSL) and Solothurn is 44 km. The road distance is 76.6 km.

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The best way to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn without a car is to line 3 train and train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn, including transfers.

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Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Solothurn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn is 77 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Solothurn. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn.
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  • Distance: 27.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Basel Airport (BSL), France and Solothurn, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Basel Airport (BSL) to Solothurn via Basel SBB and Olten in around 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Solothurn
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel EuroAirport to Olten
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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