There are 10 ways to get from Basel to Hallstatt by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Wb / ...
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt R / ...

$127 - $227

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Bus, train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Munich, Munich central bus station 206
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Wb / ...
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt R / ...

$49 - $89

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Bus  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Salzburg
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg to Český Krumlov
  3. Take the bus from Český Krumlov to Hallstatt

$182 - $217

Train, night train  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Attnang-Puchheim Nj
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt R / ...

$140 - $247

Drive  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Hallstatt 377.5 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Basel to Salzburg, train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Salzburg (SZG) BSL - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$112 - $483

Fly Basel to Linz, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Linz (LNZ) BSL - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Hörsching to Attnang-Puchheim
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$174 - $689

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  9 h 38 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 to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$190 - $480

Fly Basel to Munich, train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$125 - $346

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Salzburg  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$194 - $462

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Basel and arriving at Hallstatt via Salzburg and Český Krumlov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Hallstatt via Zürich HB, Salzburg Hbf and Attnang-Puchheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 46 min.

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The distance between Basel and Hallstatt is 456 km. The road distance is 604 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Hallstatt without a car is to train which takes 10 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 46 min to get from Basel to Hallstatt, including transfers.

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Basel to Hallstatt bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Basel station.

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

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The best way to get from Basel to Hallstatt is to train which takes 10 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Basel to Hallstatt bus services, operated by Bean Shuttle, arrive at Hallstatt station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Hallstatt.
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  • Distance: 284.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 46 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Hallstatt, Austria?

You can take a train from Basel to Hallstatt via Zürich HB, Salzburg Hbf, and Attnang-Puchheim in around 10 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Hallstatt via Salzburg and Český Krumlov in around 15 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Basel to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Basel to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Basel to Linz via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Basel to Linz via Frankfurt, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
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 SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Hörsching to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Salzburg to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Český Krumlov to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com

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Basel to Hallstatt train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Hallstatt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Hallstatt is 604 km. It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to drive from Basel to Hallstatt.

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Cairo Aviation, easyJet, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1735+ hotels available in Hallstatt. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs .

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