There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Fribourg by train, bus or car

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  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg 139-Y / ...

$46 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Fribourg Bâle > Zurich > Berne > Fribourg > Lausanne > Genève - Gare routière > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Périgueux > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Hub Europe Alsa / ...

$10 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Fribourg 80.7 miles

$16 - $25

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Fribourg, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Basel to Fribourg via Bern in around 1 h 32 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Basel to Fribourg hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Basel to Fribourg?

The distance between Basel and Fribourg is 90 km. The road distance is 129 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Fribourg?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Fribourg is to bus which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 3 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Basel to Fribourg?

The quickest way to get from Basel to Fribourg is to drive which takes 1 h 22 min and costs SFr 16 - SFr 24.

Is there a direct train between Basel and Fribourg?

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Fribourg. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Fribourg/Freiburg via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

Is there a direct bus between Basel and Fribourg?

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Fribourg. However, there are services departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Fribourg, gare CFF via Fribourg, cimetière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

How long does it take to get from Basel to Fribourg?

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Basel to Fribourg, including transfers.