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

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 34 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV Tgv

$120 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Avignon City Center Ouibus

$27 - $40

8 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Avignon

$50 - $75

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Avignon N720

$48 - $79

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Avignon 398.2 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Marseille, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Marseille (MRS) SXB - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV

$107 - $506

Train to Zurich, fly to Marseille, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Marseille (MRS) ZRH - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV

$134 - $414

Fly Basel to Montpellier, night bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Montpellier (MPL) BSL - MPL
  2. Take the night bus from Montpellier to Avignon City Center

$107 - $352

Fly Basel to Nice, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE
  2. Take the train from Cannes to Avignon TGV

$104 - $251

Train to Zurich, fly to Nice, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE
  3. Take the train from Cannes to Avignon TGV

$162 - $393

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Avignon is to bus which costs SFr 27 - SFr 40 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Avignon is to train which costs SFr 120 - SFr 140 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Basel and Avignon is 455 km. The road distance is 637.2 km.

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The train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV takes 4 h 34 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel and arriving at Avignon. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Avignon TGV. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

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

TGV operates a train from Basel to Avignon once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Avignon via Basel EuroAirport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Mulhouse, and Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Cannes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $110
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mulhouse to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Avignon City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Montpellier to Avignon City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Avignon
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mulhouse to Avignon
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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