There are 11 ways to get from Basel to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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 via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$181 - $368

Cheapest option

Bus via Paris - Roissy CDG Airport  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy CDG Airport to London

$40 - $58

9 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$198 - $319

Bus RegioJet  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station N831 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station Rj

$46 - $69

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$286 - $337

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$140 - $201

Fly Basel to London Heathrow  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Heathrow (LHR) BSL - LHR

$80 - $274

Fly Basel to London Gatwick  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Gatwick (LGW) BSL - LGW

$49 - $254

Fly Basel to London Luton, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Luton (LTN) BSL - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$44 - $168

Fly Basel to London Stansted  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Stansted (STN) BSL - STN

$47 - $250

Train to Zurich, fly to London City  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London City (LCY) ZRH - LCY

$110 - $402

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to London is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 14 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to London is to fly which takes 4 h 2 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 280.

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The distance between Basel and London is 708 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Basel to London, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to London. However, there are services departing from Basel, Brausebad and arriving at London via Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Strasbourg and Paris - Roissy CDG Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to London. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and London, England?

You can take a train from Basel to London via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to London via Basel EuroAirport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Strasbourg, and Paris - Roissy CDG Airport in around 14 h 12 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Basel to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Basel to London Luton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Basel to London Stansted via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Basel to London Stansted via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $250
Premier
$190 - $280
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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
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 Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris - Roissy CDG Airport to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators

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