There are 5 ways to get from Basel to Kaiserslautern by train, bus, 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  •  3 h 14 min

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

$81 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Metz
  3. Take the bus from Metz to Kaiserslautern 090

$22 - $43

3 alternative options

Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  3 h 54 min

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

$80 - $124

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Kaiserslautern 199.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  4 h 9 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

$115 - $344

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

You can take a train from Basel to Kaiserslautern via Mannheim Hbf in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Kaiserslautern via Basel EuroAirport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Strasbourg, and Metz in around 6 h 51 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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
$60 - $95
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
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$33 - $38
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Strasbourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Metz to Kaiserslautern
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Kaiserslautern is 210 km. The road distance is 320 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Kaiserslautern is to bus which costs SFr 21 - SFr 45 and takes 6 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Kaiserslautern is to drive which takes 2 h 48 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 60.

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 3 h 14 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Kaiserslautern. However, there are services departing from Basel, Brausebad and arriving at Kaiserslautern via Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Strasbourg and Metz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Basel to Kaiserslautern, including transfers.