There are 8 ways to get from Basel to Nice by plane, train, bus 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

Fly from Basel  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE

$47 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nice, Nice N508

$46 - $72

6 alternative options

Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nice (NCE) SXB - NCE

$97 - $322

Train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE

$105 - $321

Train TGV  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$178 - $211

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville Hotelzug

$116 - $202

Train, bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sursee 27
  2. Take the bus from Lucerne to Nice

$84 - $171

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Nice 416 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Nice is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 10 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Nice is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 180 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Basel and Nice is 429 km. The road distance is 665.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Basel to Nice, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel station to Nice. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Gambetta / Promenade via La Passerelle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Nice. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Nice Ville via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

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Basel to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice, Nice station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Nice.
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  • Distance: 268.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

easyJet flies from Basel to Nice twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Nice via Marseille-St-Charles in around 9 h 3 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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
$29 - $45
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
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Sursee
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Basel SBB to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lucerne to Nice
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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