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

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Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bregenz Ec / ...

$65 - $120

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Bregenz 206

$11 - $19

2 alternative options

Train via Zürich HB  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bregenz Ec / ...

$63 - $118

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Bregenz 126.7 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Bregenz is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 19 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Bregenz is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel central station station and arriving at Bregenz. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Bregenz. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Basel and Bregenz is 163 km. The road distance is 202.7 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Bregenz without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120.

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The train from Basel SBB to Bregenz takes 3 h 6 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Basel to Bregenz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Basel to Bregenz 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 Bregenz is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 11 - SFr 19 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Bregenz.
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  • Distance: 102.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Bregenz, Austria?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Bregenz 5 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Bregenz 6 times a week. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

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. 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 Bregenz
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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
Train from Zürich HB to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Basel, Basel central station to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Basel to Bregenz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bregenz station.

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Basel to Bregenz train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bregenz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Bregenz is 203 km. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Basel to Bregenz.

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