There are 10 ways to get from Basel to Amboise by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Amboise Ter

114€ - 163€

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Bus via Blois  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N99
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Blois 735

49€ - 65€

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Train via St Pierre Des Corps  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Pierre Des Corps Tgv / ...

121€ - 180€

Bus  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Tours 290 / ...

60€ - 99€

Drive  •  6h 3m

  1. Drive from Basel to Amboise 665.3 km

80€ - 120€

Fly Mulhouse to Paris Orly, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Paris Orly (ORY) MLH - ORY
  2. Take the train from Massy Tgv to St Pierre Des Corps

119€ - 490€

Fly Basel to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Paris CDG (CDG) BSL - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps

123€ - 348€

Fly Basel to Nantes, drive  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nantes (NTE) BSL - NTE
  2. Drive from Nantes to Amboise

63€ - 183€

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Nantes, drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nantes (NTE) SXB - NTE
  3. Drive from Nantes to Amboise

122€ - 467€

Train to Zurich, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZRH - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps

154€ - 397€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Amboise is to bus via Blois which costs SFr 50 - SFr 70 and takes 13h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Amboise is to fly and train which costs SFr 120 - SFr 550 and takes 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Amboise. However, there are services departing from Basel and arriving at Amboise Théâtre via Paris, Gallieni, Peupliers and Tours. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Amboise. However, there are services departing from Basel Sbb and arriving at Amboise via Paris Austerlitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 7m.

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The distance between Basel and Amboise is 495 km. The road distance is 665.3 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Amboise without a car is to train which takes 6h 7m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Basel to Amboise, including transfers.

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Basel to Amboise bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Basel station.

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Basel to Amboise train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Basel Sbb station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Amboise is to train which takes 6h 7m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 110 and takes 13h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Amboise.
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  • Distance: 495.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

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

You can take a train from Basel to Amboise via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Austerlitz in around 6h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Amboise via Paris, Paris, Gallieni, Peupliers, Gare De Tours, and Tours in around 13h 30m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 460€
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 230€
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 410€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 410€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 470€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Basel to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 420€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 470€
Train operators
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 Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 100€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Massy Tgv to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 65€
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Austerlitz to Amboise
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
31€ - 36€
1st Class
49€ - 55€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
33€ - 38€
1st Class
52€ - 57€
Train from Massy Tgv to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
31€ - 36€
1st Class
49€ - 54€
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
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 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 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
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Paris, Gallieni to Tours
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Tours
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Blois
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Mulhouse Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Basel to Amboise bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Tours station.

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Basel to Amboise train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Amboise station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Amboise is 665 km. It takes approximately 6h 3m to drive from Basel to Amboise.

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Air France offers flights from Mulhouse Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 915+ hotels available in Amboise. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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