There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Kloten by train, bus or car
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Train • 1h 37m
$38 - $67
Bus • 1h 40m
$7 - $13
1 alternative option
Drive • 59m
$11 - $17
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Basel to Kloten is to bus which costs SFr 7 - SFr 13 and takes 1h 40m.
The quickest way to get from Basel to Kloten is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 59m.
No, there is no direct bus from Basel station to Kloten. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Kloten, Kirchgasse via Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.
The distance between Basel and Kloten is 77 km. The road distance is 88.2 km.
The best way to get from Basel to Kloten without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 70.
It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Basel to Kloten, including transfers.
Basel to Kloten bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.
The best way to get from Basel to Kloten is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 7 - SFr 13 and takes 1h 40m.
Basel to Kloten bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich, Zurich Airport station.
Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Kloten is 88 km. It takes approximately 59m to drive from Basel to Kloten.
What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Kloten, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Kloten hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 1h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Kloten twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1h 30m.
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.
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich Flughafen
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.
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Zurich, Zurich Airport
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 30m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $5 - $9
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