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There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Megève by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train, night bus via Bern  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Megève

$81 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Sallanches Train Station Ouibus

$20 - $38

5 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Olten to Genève-Aéroport 5 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva - Airport to Sallanches Train Station Ouibus

$90 - $172

Train, bus  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains

$101 - $184

Train  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Bellegarde-Gare to Gare de Sallanches-Comb.Megève Bellegarde-Gare - St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet / ...

$112 - $203

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Basel to Megève 199.5 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly, night bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take the night bus from Geneva - Airport to Sallanches Train Station

$99 - $227

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Megève is to bus which costs SFr 20 - SFr 40 and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Megève is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Megève. However, there are services departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Megeve via Geneva - Bus station and Sallanches. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 53m.

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The distance between Basel and Megève is 203 km. The road distance is 319.2 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Megève without a car is to train and night bus which takes 6h 56m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Basel to Megève, including transfers.

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Basel to Megève bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Basel City Center station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Megève is to train which takes 8h 19m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 20 - SFr 40 and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Basel to Megève bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Sallanches Train Station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Megève.
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  • Distance: 126.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 56m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Megève, France?

You can take a train from Basel to Megève via Olten, Genève, Bellegarde, Gare de Bellegarde-Gare, Gare de Sallanches-Comb.Megève, and Sallanches in around 8h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Megève via Geneva - Bus station and Sallanches in around 9h 53m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Bellegarde-Gare to Gare de Sallanches-Comb.Megève
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Megève
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Geneva - Airport to Sallanches Train Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Sallanches Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva Airport to Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
altibus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Megève is 319 km. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Basel to Megève.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 3033+ hotels available in Megève. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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