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There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Ensisheim by train, tram, bus, rideshare or car

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Train, line 1 tram, bus

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Mulhouse Ville
  2. Take the line 1 tram from Gare Centrale to Châtaignier
  3. Take the bus from Châtaignier to Place de Verdun

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Saint-Louis to Ensisheim

Drive

  1. Drive from Basel to Ensisheim

Basel to Ensisheim by train, tram and bus

The journey time between Basel and Ensisheim is around 2h 10m and covers a distance of around 50 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 5m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui, Mulhouse - Soléa and others, the Basel to Ensisheim service departs from Basel Sbb and arrives in Place de Verdun. Typically 71 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

71 Weekly Services
2h 10m Average Duration
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Switzerland → France
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International entry into France from Switzerland

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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ensisheim is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ensisheim is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ensisheim is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Switzerland from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 6 Nov 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Ensisheim is to rideshare which costs SFr 3 and takes 44 min.

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The fastest way to get from Basel to Ensisheim is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 8 - SFr 12 and takes 26 min.

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The distance between Basel and Ensisheim is 38 km. The road distance is 42.5 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Ensisheim without a car is to train and line 1 tram and bus which takes 2h 10m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 10m to get from Basel to Ensisheim, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Ensisheim is 43 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Basel to Ensisheim.

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There are 193+ hotels available in Ensisheim. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Basel and Ensisheim. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Ensisheim.
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  • Distance: 38 km
  • Duration: 2h 10m

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

There is no direct connection from Basel to Ensisheim. However, you can take the train to Mulhouse Ville, take the walk to Gare Centrale, take the line 1 tram to Châtaignier, take the walk to Châtaignier, then take the bus to Place de Verdun. Alternatively, BlaBlaCar operates a vehicle from Saint-Louis to Ensisheim 3 times a day. Tickets cost €3 and the journey takes 44 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€16 - €19
Mulhouse - Soléa
Website
fluo.eu
Tram from Gare Centrale to Châtaignier
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fluo.eu
Bus operators
Réseau interurbain Haut-Rhin - Fluo
Phone
03 89 36 66 70
Website
fluo.eu
Bus from Châtaignier to Place de Verdun
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
Réseau interurbain Haut-Rhin - Fluo
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saint-Louis to Ensisheim
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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