There are 3 ways to get from Basel to St Anton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Anton am Arlberg Rj / ...

$69 - $125

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Bus, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Bregenz 206
  2. Take the train from Feldkirch to St. Anton am Arlberg Rj / ...

$32 - $53

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Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Basel to St Anton 175.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to St Anton is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to St Anton is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to St Anton. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at St. Anton am Arlberg via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Basel and St Anton is 208 km. The road distance is 281 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to St Anton without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Basel to St Anton, including transfers.

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

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Basel to St Anton train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at St. Anton am Arlberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to St Anton is 281 km. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Basel to St Anton.

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There are 1768+ hotels available in St Anton. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 130.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and St Anton, Austria?

You can take a train from Basel to St Anton via Zürich HB in around 4 h 14 min.

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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Anton am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Feldkirch to St. Anton am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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