There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Kloten by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via Zürich HB  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$44 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich Ouibus

$9 - $29

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich Flughafen 36 / ...

$38 - $67

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Kloten 55.2 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Kloten is to bus which costs SFr 8 - SFr 29 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Kloten is to drive which takes 59 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 17.

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The distance between Basel and Kloten is 77 km. The road distance is 88 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Basel to Kloten, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Kloten. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Kloten via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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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 $30 - $60 and the journey takes 53 min. TGV also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Basel to Kloten hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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