There are 11 ways to get from Basel to Normandy by plane, train, bus and ferry, car, bus, car train or car ferry

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 Basel to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Gatwick (LGW) BSL - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford

$50 - $243

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Train to Zurich, fly to London City, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London City (LCY) ZRH - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$127 - $428

Fly Basel to London Luton, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Luton (LTN) BSL - LTN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$58 - $181

Fly Basel to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Heathrow (LHR) BSL - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$110 - $331

Fly Basel to London Stansted, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Stansted (STN) BSL - STN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$65 - $279

Train to Zurich, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Heathrow (LHR) ZRH - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$153 - $404

Train  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from Redhill to Ash

$213 - $360

Train, bus and ferry, drive  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
  3. Drive from Folkestone/Dover to Vauxhall
  4. Take the train from Vauxhall to Guildford

$219 - $280

Bus  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
  2. Take the bus from Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station Rj
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria to Guildford

$60 - $91

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Normandy

$285 - $338

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Normandy

$143 - $211

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Normandy is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 95 and takes 17 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Normandy is to fly and train which costs SFr 45 - SFr 250 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Basel and Normandy is 724 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Basel to Normandy, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Normandy. However, there are services departing from Basel, Brausebad and arriving at Normandy, Glaziers Lane via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel, Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière, London Victoria, Guildford, Tesco and Friary Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 452.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Normandy, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Basel to Normandy via Strasbourg, Lille Europe, Gare de Lille Europe, London St. Pancras International, London St Pancras International LL, Redhill, Ash, and Ash, Chester Road in around 10 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Normandy via Basel EuroAirport, Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel, Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station, Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière, Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station, London Victoria, Guildford, Guildford, Tesco, and Friary Bus Station in around 17 h 48 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Basel to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Basel to London Luton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Basel to London Stansted via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Basel to London Stansted via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Redhill to Ash
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
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 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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Vauxhall to Guildford
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $260
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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