There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Calais by train, bus, car or plane

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 via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Tgv

$172 - $199

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Calais Ouibus

$33 - $49

7 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$164 - $199

Bus Eurolines CH  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Brussels North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais 1753

$62 - $96

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Calais 453 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Mulhouse to Paris Orly, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Paris Orly (ORY) MLH - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville

$131 - $399

Fly Basel to Brussels, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$116 - $365

Fly Basel to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Paris CDG (CDG) BSL - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$112 - $368

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) SXB - LIL
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$133 - $473

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Calais is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 11 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Calais is to fly and train which costs SFr 130 - SFr 400 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Basel and Calais is 561 km. The road distance is 724.8 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Basel to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Calais. However, there are services departing from Basel, Brausebad and arriving at Calais via Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Mulhouse and Paris City Center - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Calais. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Calais Ville via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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

You can take a train from Basel to Calais via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 6 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Calais via Basel EuroAirport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Mulhouse, and Paris City Center - Bercy in around 11 h 58 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mulhouse to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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