There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Arosa by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chur 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chur to Arosa 88-Y / ...

SFr 77 - SFr 129

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Bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Chur Obere Au Basel-Genua-Savona / ...

SFr 30 - SFr 45

2 alternative options

Train via Basel Bad Bf  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Chur Ice
  2. Take the train from Chur to Arosa 88-Y / ...

SFr 58 - SFr 77

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Basel to Arosa 235.6 km

SFr 29 - SFr 45

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Arosa is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 2h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Arosa is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Arosa. However, there are services departing from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse and arriving at Arosa, Bahnhof via Chur, Obere Au and Chur, Bahnhofplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Arosa. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Arosa via Chur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Basel and Arosa is 181 km. The road distance is 235.6 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Arosa without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Basel to Arosa, including transfers.

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Basel to Arosa bus services, operated by ExpressBus, depart from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse station.

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

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The best way to get from Basel to Arosa is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 6h 52m.

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  • Distance: 181.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Arosa, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Basel to Arosa via Chur in around 3h 58m. Alternatively, ExpressBus operates a bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Chur Obere Au 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 30 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
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Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Chur to Arosa
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 15
Website
Rhätische Bahn
Schedules at
Rhätische Bahn
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Chur Obere Au
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
ExpressBus

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Basel to Arosa bus services, operated by ExpressBus, arrive at Chur Obere Au station.

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Basel to Arosa train services, operated by Rhätische Bahn, arrive at Arosa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Arosa is 236 km. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Basel to Arosa.

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