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There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Sélestat by train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  56m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sélestat Strasbourg - Mulhouse - Bâle

20€ - 35€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the rideshare from Basel to Sélestat 54 miles

7€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  51m

  1. Drive from Basel to Sélestat 54 miles

9€ - 15€

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Sélestat is to rideshare which costs SFr 8 and takes 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Sélestat is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Sélestat. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56m.

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The distance between Basel and Sélestat is 79 km. The road distance is 86.4 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Sélestat without a car is to train which takes 56m and costs SFr 23 - SFr 40.

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The train from Basel SBB to Sélestat takes 56m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Basel to Sélestat train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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Basel to Sélestat train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Sélestat station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Sélestat is 86 km. It takes approximately 51m to drive from Basel to Sélestat.

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  • Distance: 49.6 miles
  • Duration: 56m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Sélestat hourly. Tickets cost 20€ - 35€ and the journey takes 56m. SNCF also services this route hourly.

Train operators
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
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Sélestat
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
1st Class
23€ - 40€
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Basel to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€
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blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Basel and Sélestat. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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