Directions from Basel to Alsace

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to St Avold

$63 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Metz N836
  2. Take the bus from Metz to Saint Avold 2 / ...

$23 - $39

3 alternative options

Train, line 24 bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines Re
  3. Take the line 24 bus from Sarreguemines to Saint Avold 24

$52 - $84

Train, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Metz Ville Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Metz - Gare to St.Avold - Gare Routière 2 / ...

$70 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Lachambre 145.3 miles

$30 - $45

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

You can take a train from Basel to Lachambre via Strasbourg and Metz Ville in around 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Lachambre via Basel EuroAirport, Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel, Metz, Saint Avold, and St.Avold - Gare Routière in around 7 h 46 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Metz Ville to St Avold
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Info TIM - ATRIV 57
Phone
0 820 050 057
Email
webmestre@moselle.fr
Website
infotim57.fr
Bus from Sarreguemines to Saint Avold
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
infotim57.fr
Bus from Metz - Gare to St.Avold - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
infotim57.fr
Bus from Metz to Saint Avold
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
infotim57.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Alsace is 71 km. The road distance is 232 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Alsace is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 40 and takes 7 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Alsace is to drive which takes 2 h 28 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 45.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at St Avold via Strasbourg and Metz Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Basel, Brausebad and arriving at Lachambre - Village via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel, Metz and St.Avold - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Basel to Alsace, including transfers.