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There are 2 ways to get from Basel to Saas-Fee by train, bus or car

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Train, line 511 bus  •  3h 15m

  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

SFr 67 - SFr 117

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Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Basel to Saas-Fee 324.5 km

SFr 40 - SFr 60

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Saas-Fee is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Saas-Fee is to train and line 511 bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 3h 15m.

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The distance between Basel and Saas-Fee is 164 km. The road distance is 324.5 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 65 - SFr 120.

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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 40m to drive from Basel to Saas-Fee.

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There are 1370+ hotels available in Saas-Fee. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Saas-Fee.
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  • Distance: 163.5 km
  • 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 the drive to Saas-Fee.

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.

Contact Details
+41 51 220 11 11
Train from Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto

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