There are 5 ways to get from Basel to Flaine 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, bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Olten to Genève-Aéroport 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Sallanches Ouibus

$151 - $237

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$24 - $31

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine

$107 - $188

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Flaine 207.8 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Sallanches

$153 - $291

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Flaine is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Flaine is to drive which takes 3 h 36 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 65.

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The distance between Basel and Flaine is 185 km. The road distance is 333 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Basel to Flaine, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Flaine. However, there are services departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Arâches - Flaine via Geneva - Bus station, Annemasse and Cluses - Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

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

You can take a train from Basel to Flaine via Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Basel to Flaine hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
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
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - airport to Sallanches
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus

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