There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Gstaad by train 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  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Spiez 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Zweisimmen 43-Y / ...

$67 - $111

Cheapest option

Train via Bern  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Spiez 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Zweisimmen

$66 - $126

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Gstaad 114.7 miles

$24 - $35

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

You can take a train from Basel to Gstaad via Spiez and Zweisimmen in around 3 h 47 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Spiez
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Zweisimmen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Spiez
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Gstaad is 123 km. The road distance is 184 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Gstaad is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Gstaad is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 35.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Gstaad. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Gstaad via Spiez and Zweisimmen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Basel to Gstaad, including transfers.