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There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Saas-Fee by 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.

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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), line 511 bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the line 511 bus from Visp, Bahnhof Süd to Saas-Fee, Busterminal 511

$75 - $129

Cheapest option

Train Trenitalia Eurocity, line 511 bus  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec
  2. Take the line 511 bus from Visp, Bahnhof Süd to Saas-Fee, Busterminal 511

$49 - $69

2 alternative options

Train, line 511 bus via Bern  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the line 511 bus from Visp, Bahnhof Süd to Saas-Fee, Busterminal 511

$74 - $132

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Basel to Saas-Fee 202.8 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Saas-Fee is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Saas-Fee is to train and line 511 bus which costs SFr 75 - SFr 130 and takes 3h 15m.

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The distance between Basel and Saas-Fee is 164 km. The road distance is 324.6 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Saas-Fee without a car is to train and line 511 bus which takes 3h 15m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Basel to Saas-Fee, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Saas-Fee is 325 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Basel to Saas-Fee.

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There are 1448+ hotels available in Saas-Fee. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Saas-Fee.
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  • Distance: 102.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Saas-Fee, Switzerland?

There is no direct connection from Basel to Saas-Fee. However, you can take the train to Visp, take the walk to Visp, Bahnhof Süd, then take the line 511 bus to Saas-Fee, Busterminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Basel to Saas-Fee via Visp and Visp, Bahnhof Süd in around 3h 19m.

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
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Visp, Bahnhof Süd to Saas-Fee, Busterminal
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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