There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Kaiserslautern by train, bus, night train, 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  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf S 2 / ...

$65 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Karlsruhe N33 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Kaiserslautern N236

$19 - $31

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf Ec
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Kaiserslautern N236

$43 - $61

Train, night train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf S 1

$67 - $109

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Kaiserslautern 199.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Basel to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf

$101 - $317

Train to Zurich, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf

$121 - $332

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Kaiserslautern is to bus which costs SFr 18 - SFr 35 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Kaiserslautern is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Basel and Kaiserslautern is 210 km. The road distance is 319.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Basel to Kaiserslautern, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel station to Kaiserslautern. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Kaiserslautern via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Kaiserslautern. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Kaiserslautern Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Kaiserslautern.
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  • Distance: 131.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Kaiserslautern, Germany?

You can take a train from Basel to Kaiserslautern via Mannheim Hbf in around 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Kaiserslautern via Karlsruhe in around 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $24
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
bahn.de
Night train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Kaiserslautern
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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