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There are 12 ways to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Basel to London Heathrow  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Heathrow (LHR) BSL - LHR

£41 - £307

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Train to Zurich, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Heathrow (LHR) ZRH - LHR

£53 - £214

Fly Basel to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Gatwick (LGW) BSL - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£52 - £198

Train to Zurich, fly to London City  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London City (LCY) ZRH - LCY

£85 - £307

Fly Basel to London Luton, bus  •  6h

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Luton (LTN) BSL - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3

£44 - £104

Train to Zurich, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Gatwick (LGW) ZRH - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£68 - £220

Train via Paris  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Offenburg Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Offenburg to Paris l'Est Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£194 - £521

Train  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£205 - £512

Bus via Saarbrücken  •  19h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Saarbrücken N11
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière L40
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station

Bus  •  20h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Bale to Bruxelles, Nord 472
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London 140

£58 - £85

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 52m

  1. Drive from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

£219 - £260

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 5m

  1. Drive from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

£93 - £175

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The cheapest way to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly and bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 130 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 370 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Basel, Badischer Bahnhof and arriving at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 via Basel, Basel SBB, Saarbrücken Hbf, Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 via Offenburg, Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 43m.

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The distance between Basel Badischer Bahnhof and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 453 miles.

The best way to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 43m and costs SFr 230 - SFr 650.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Basel, Basel SBB station.

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Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Basel Bad Bf station.

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The best way to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 370. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs SFr 230 - SFr 650 and takes 8h 43m, you could also bus via Saarbrücken, which costs and takes 19h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 453.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Basel Badischer Bahnhof, Switzerland and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

British Airways and KLM fly from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via Offenburg, Paris l'Est, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 8h 43m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £450
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Basel to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from Basel to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from Zurich to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £110
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £260
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £360
Flights from Zurich to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £270
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£75 - £330
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£75 - £330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £270
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£27 - £50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£27 - £32
1st Class
£22 - £26
Train from Offenburg to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£70 - £80
1st Class
£75 - £90
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£85 - £120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£85 - £100
1st Class
£95 - £120
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bad Bf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£29 - £75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
£29 - £40
1st Class
£55 - £75
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£140 - £190
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£75 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£75 - £95
Standard Premier
£110 - £150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
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, Basel SBB to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £21
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines FR

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 Bruxelles, Nord
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Basel Badischer Bahnhof to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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