There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Nancy by bus, train or car

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

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. N836

$12 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Tgv

$57 - $85

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Ouibus

$14 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. 132.5 miles

$28 - $45

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Nancy once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Nancy via Strasbourg in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nancy
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Nancy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Nancy is 162 km. The road distance is 212 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Nancy is to bus which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 4 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Nancy is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs SFr 28 - SFr 45.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Nancy. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Nancy Ville via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Nancy. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

The bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nancy takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.