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There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Perpignan by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Perpignan Avignon-Centre - Port-Bou / ...

$176 - $211

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Bus, night bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva to Perpignan N788 / ...

$34 - $78

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Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Perpignan Tgv / ...

$156 - $209

Bus  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Narbonne
  2. Take the bus from Narbonne to Perpignan

$69 - $96

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Perpignan 537.3 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Mulhouse to Perpignan  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Perpignan (PGF) MLH - PGF

$123 - $254

Fly Basel to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Toulouse (TLS) BSL - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Perpignan

$102 - $329

Fly Basel to Barcelona, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Barcelona (BCN) BSL - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan

$69 - $272

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Toulouse (TLS) SXB - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
  4. Take the train from Narbonne to Perpignan

$128 - $393

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Perpignan is to bus and night bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 80 and takes 14 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Perpignan is to fly which costs SFr 120 - SFr 260 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Perpignan. However, there are services departing from Basel and arriving at Perpignan via Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Perpignan. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Perpignan via Avignon TGV and Avignon Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between Basel and Perpignan is 653 km. The road distance is 859.7 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Perpignan without a car is to train which takes 8 h 20 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to get from Basel to Perpignan, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Perpignan train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Perpignan is to train which takes 8 h 20 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 14 h 44 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 260 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Perpignan.
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  • Distance: 408.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Basel to Perpignan via Avignon TGV and Avignon Centre in around 8 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Perpignan via Narbonne in around 14 h 44 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Perpignan via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Perpignan via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $240
Train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Valence TGV to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Centre to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Valence TGV to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Perpignan
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Narbonne to Gare de Perpignan
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
isilines.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 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
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
Night bus from Geneva to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Mulhouse Airport to Perpignan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Basel to Perpignan train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Perpignan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Perpignan is 860 km. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Basel to Perpignan.

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Air France offers flights from Mulhouse Airport to Perpignan Airport.

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Book your Basel to Perpignan train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 1386+ hotels available in Perpignan. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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