There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Train via Avignon Centre  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Perpignan

$170 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  14 h 20 min

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

$34 - $78

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Train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Perpignan Tgv / ...

$175 - $226

Bus  •  14 h 44 min

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

$69 - $97

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Perpignan 537.3 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Mulhouse to Perpignan  •  8 h 56 min

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

$123 - $254

Fly Basel to Barcelona, train  •  6 h 51 min

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

$69 - $267

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 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Perpignan is to fly and train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 270 and takes 6 h 51 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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It takes approximately 8 h 47 min to get from Basel to Perpignan, including transfers.

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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 47 min.

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The best way to get from Basel to Perpignan without a car is to train which takes 8 h 47 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 210.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Perpignan.
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  • Distance: 408.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 47 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 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Perpignan via Narbonne in around 14 h 44 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Perpignan via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Basel to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $19
1st Class
$25 - $35
Train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
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
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Spanish Railways AVE
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 - $95
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 Centre to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 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 - $29
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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