There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Avignon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 34 min

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

$120 - $140

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Avignon N720

$48 - $79

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Avignon

$50 - $75

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 21 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 - $486

Train to Zurich, fly to Marseille, train  •  6 h 21 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

$141 - $396

Fly Basel to Nice, train  •  8 h

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

$104 - $251

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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 twice a week. The journey takes approximately 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 best way to get from Basel to Avignon without a car is to train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs .

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The train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV takes 4 h 34 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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

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Basel to Avignon train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Avignon is to train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Strasbourg Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Basel to Avignon bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Avignon station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 284.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Basel to Avignon twice a week. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 34 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Basel to Avignon 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $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
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $240
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 33 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)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
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
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eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Basel to Avignon train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Avignon TGV station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Avignon is 637 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Basel to Avignon.

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Volotea and Hop! offer flights from Strasbourg Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1684+ hotels available in Avignon. Prices start at $74 USD 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 .

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