There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Füssen 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 Lindau Hbf  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Lindau Hbf Ire
  2. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Kaufbeuren Re
  3. Take the train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen Rb / ...

$98 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Lindau 206
  2. Take the bus from Lindau to Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station
  3. Take the bus from Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station to Füssen, Füssen, Kemptener Str. 277

$20 - $34

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Buchloe Ec
  2. Take the train from Buchloe to Füssen Rb / ...

$124 - $209

Train via Zürich HB  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lindau Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Kaufbeuren Re
  4. Take the train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen Rb / ...

$116 - $199

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Füssen 199 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Zurich, fly, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Kaufbeuren
  4. Take the train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen

$177 - $457

Fly from Basel, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Kaufbeuren
  3. Take the train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen

$118 - $321

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Füssen is to bus which costs SFr 19 - SFr 35 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Füssen is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel station to Füssen. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Füssen, Füssen, Kemptener Str. via Lindau and Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Füssen. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Füssen via Lindau Hbf and Kaufbeuren. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between Basel and Füssen is 234 km. The road distance is 318.4 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Füssen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 59 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Basel to Füssen, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Füssen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel Bad Bf station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Füssen is to train which takes 5 h 59 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 19 - SFr 35 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Füssen.
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  • Distance: 146.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Füssen, Germany?

You can take a train from Basel to Füssen via Lindau Hbf and Kaufbeuren in around 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Füssen via Lindau and Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 Bad Bf to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lindau Hbf to Kaufbeuren
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaufbeuren to Füssen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Buchloe to Füssen
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Kaufbeuren
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Lindau
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lindau to Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Memmingen, Memmingen central bus station to Füssen, Füssen, Kemptener Str.
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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