There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Sion by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Sion 90

$83 - $151

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Berne Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Sion K288

$17 - $28

2 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec
  2. Take the train from Visp to Sion 90

$58 - $91

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Sion 156.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Sion is to bus which costs SFr 16 - SFr 28 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Sion is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Basel and Sion is 149 km. The road distance is 250.8 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Basel to Sion, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Sion. However, there are services departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Sion via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Sion. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Sion via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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

You can take a train from Basel to Sion via Visp in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Sion via Berne and Bern in around 6 h 20 min.

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 Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Sion
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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