Travel from Basel to London

Train, bus or fly from Basel to London?

You can take a train from Basel to London via Paris Lyon Banlieue and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 6 hours 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to London via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 17 hours 45 minutes.

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How to get from Basel to London

ModeDurationPrice
From Basel SBB train to Paris Lyon Banlieue, RER to Paris Nord Eurostar, then train to London St. Pancras International.6 h 20 min£266
From Basel bus to Brussels, Brussels-North station then bus to London.17 h 45 min£78
From Basel, Basel central station bus to Paris, Paris then bus to London.18 h 30 min£103
From Basel drive to Calais, Eurotunnel to Folkestone, then drive to London.8 h 34 min£229
From Basel drive to Calais, car ferry to Dover, then drive to London.9 h 35 min£121
From Basel, Kannenfeldplatz line 50 bus to Basel airport, fly to London Heathrow airport, then train to London.4 h 7 min£106
From Basel, Kannenfeldplatz line 50 bus to Basel airport, fly to London Gatwick airport, then train to London.4 h 19 min£84
From Basel, Kannenfeldplatz line 50 bus to Basel airport, fly to London Stansted airport, then train to London.4 h 42 min£57
From Basel SBB train to Zürich HB, train to Zurich airport, fly to London City airport, then train to London.5 h 6 min£155
From Basel, Kannenfeldplatz line 50 bus to Basel airport, fly to London Luton airport, line 888 bus to Luton Airport Parkway, then train to London.4 h 59 min£71

How long does it take to get from Basel to London?

It takes approximately 6 hours 20 minutes to get from Basel to London, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Basel and London?

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 Lyon Banlieue and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 hours 20 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Basel and London?

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to London. However, there are services departing from Basel and arriving at London via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 hours 45 minutes.

Operators from Basel to London

OperatorPhoneWebsite
TGV0033 892 353535TGV
Paris RERParis RER
EurostarEurostar
Eurolines CH0041 (0) 844 257 224Eurolines CH
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
Eurotunnel+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35Eurotunnel
P&O Ferries01304 448866.P&O Ferries
BVBBVB
British AirwaysBritish Airways
LufthansaLufthansa
Air FranceAir France
EurowingsEurowings
KLMKLM
Heathrow ExpressHeathrow Express
easyJeteasyJet
Gatwick Express+44 345 850 1530Gatwick Express
RyanairRyanair
Stansted ExpressStansted Express
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SwissSwiss
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
London General0343 222 1234London General
ThameslinkThameslink