There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Bludenz by train, bus or car
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Train • 4 h
$63 - $113
Bus, train • 4 h 19 min
$22 - $37
1 alternative option
Drive • 2 h 26 min
$30 - $45
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Basel to Bludenz is to bus and train which costs SFr 22 - SFr 40 and takes 4 h 19 min.
The quickest way to get from Basel to Bludenz is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 26 min.
No, there is no direct train from Basel to Bludenz. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Bludenz via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.
The distance between Basel and Bludenz is 175 km. The road distance is 238.9 km.
The best way to get from Basel to Bludenz without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs SFr 60 - SFr 120.
It takes approximately 4 h to get from Basel to Bludenz, including transfers.
Basel to Bludenz train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.
Basel to Bludenz train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bludenz station.
Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Bludenz is 239 km. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Basel to Bludenz.
There are 899+ hotels available in Bludenz. Prices start at $70 USD per night.
What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Bludenz, Austria?
You can take a train from Basel to Bludenz via Zürich HB in around 4 h.
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.
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 12 min
- Every 15 minutes
- Estimated price
- $30 - $60
- Schedules at
Train from Zürich HB to Bludenz
The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.
Train from Bregenz to Bludenz
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.
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Bregenz
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 10 min
- 6 times a week
- Estimated price
- $11 - $19
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