There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Sierre 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp Eurocity / ...

$73 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Berne Bâle > Zurich > Berne > Fribourg > Lausanne > Genève - Gare routière > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Périgueux > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Hub Europe Alsa / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...

$53 - $94

2 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec

$56 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Sierre 166.4 miles

$35 - $50

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Sierre, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Sierre hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Berne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Basel to Sierre?

The distance between Basel and Sierre is 141 km. The road distance is 266 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Sierre?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Sierre is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Basel to Sierre?

The quickest way to get from Basel to Sierre is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 130.

Is there a direct train between Basel and Sierre?

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Sierre. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Sierre/Siders via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Basel to Sierre?

It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Basel to Sierre, including transfers.