There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Arosa by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chur 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chur to Arosa 101-Y / ...

$79 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 3 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Chur to Arosa

$62 - $106

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Arosa 147.2 miles

$30 - $45

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

You can take a train from Basel to Arosa via Chur in around 4 h 1 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Chur
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Chur to Arosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Basel to Arosa?

The distance between Basel and Arosa is 181 km. The road distance is 235 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Arosa?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Arosa is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Basel to Arosa?

The quickest way to get from Basel to Arosa is to drive which takes 2 h 37 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 45.

Is there a direct train between Basel and Arosa?

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 4 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Basel to Arosa?

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Basel to Arosa, including transfers.