There are 4 ways to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Zürich by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from St-Louis-la-Chaussee to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$40 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Zurich 108 / ...

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich Ouibus

$7 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Basel Airport (BSL) to Zürich 57.8 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Zürich is to bus which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Zürich is to drive which takes 1 h 3 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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The distance between Basel Airport (BSL) and Zürich is 81 km. The road distance is 93 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Basel Airport (BSL) to Zürich, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel and arriving at Zurich. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel Airport (BSL) to Zürich. However, there are services departing from St-Louis-la-Chaussee and arriving at Zürich HB via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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

You can take a train from Basel Airport (BSL) to Zürich via Basel SBB in around 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel Airport (BSL) to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Louis-la-Chaussee to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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