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

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Train, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Terrassière to Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains T74 Chamonix

$94 - $177

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Bus Ouibus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains T74 Chamonix / ...

$18 - $49

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Train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90
  3. Take the train from Vallorcine to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$112 - $210

Train, bus via Biel/Bienne  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne 51
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Genève-Aéroport 5 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains

$93 - $178

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Aosta 222
  2. Take the bus from Aosta to Chamonix 220

$46 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Megève 199.5 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet

$91 - $246

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Megève is to bus which costs SFr 17 - SFr 50 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Megève is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Megève. However, there are services departing from Basel City Centre and arriving at Megève via Geneva - Mont-Blanc and St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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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 bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Basel to Megève, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Basel to Megève is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 17 - SFr 50 and takes 9 h.

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

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Basel to Megève bus services, operated by Altibus, arrive at Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Megève.
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  • Distance: 126.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Basel to Megève via Visp, Martigny, Vallorcine, St-Gervais-les-Bains, and St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Megève via Geneva - Bus station, Geneva - Mont-Blanc, Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains, and St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet in around 9 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
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 Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
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 Vallorcine to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$15 - $24
Bus operators
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Terrassière to Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva Airport to Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
altibus.com
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
Bus from Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Airport to St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Genève - Mont-Blanc Zone 10 to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Genève Airport to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
FlixBus

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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Aosta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Megève is 319 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min 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 2362+ hotels available in Megève. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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