There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Moûtiers by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, bus via Bern  •  6 h 14 min

  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 Moutiers

$103 - $249

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Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers

$32 - $113

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Train, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Olten to Genève-Aéroport 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers

$101 - $244

Train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains

$112 - $195

Train, bus Eurolines CH  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Albertville - Gare routière 51

$80 - $126

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Moûtiers 227.8 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Zurich, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Moutiers

$128 - $268

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lyon, shuttle  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Moutiers

$108 - $503

Train to Zurich, fly to Lyon, shuttle  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lyon (LYS) ZRH - LYS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Moutiers

$123 - $363

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Moûtiers. However, there are services departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Moutiers via Genève, Cornavin and Geneva Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Moûtiers. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains via Olten, Genève and Chambery-Challes-E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 16 min.

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The distance between Basel and Moûtiers is 244 km. The road distance is 364.5 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Moûtiers without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Basel to Moûtiers, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Moûtiers train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Olten station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Moûtiers is to train which takes 8 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 50 min.

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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 Moûtiers bus services, operated by Altibus, arrive at Moutiers station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Moûtiers.
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  • Distance: 152.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Moûtiers, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France?

You can take a train from Basel to Moûtiers via Olten, Genève, and Chambery-Challes-E in around 8 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Moûtiers via Geneva - Bus station, Genève, Cornavin, Grand-Saconnex, Arena, and Geneva Airport in around 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
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 Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 Chambery-Challes-E to Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva Airport to Moutiers
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $90
Schedules at
altibus.com
Shuttle from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Moutiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $85
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 Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Annecy
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Albertville - Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
BensBus
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Moutiers
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
bensbus.co.uk

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Basel to Moûtiers train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Moûtiers is 364 km. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Basel to Moûtiers.

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

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There are 2080+ hotels available in Moûtiers. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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