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

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 27 min

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

$59 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Fribourg Ouibus

$11 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Gruyères 99.5 miles

$20 - $30

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

You can take a train from Basel to Gruyères via Bern, Bulle, and Bulle, gare in around 3 h 27 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Basel to Gruyères hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $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 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Bulle
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Gruyères is 115 km. The road distance is 159 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Gruyères is to bus which costs SFr 10 - SFr 18 and takes 4 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Gruyères is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs SFr 20 - SFr 30.

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Gruyères. However, there are services departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Epagny, village via Fribourg and Bulle, gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Basel to Gruyères, including transfers.