There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Swiss Alps by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld 26
  2. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo 59-Y / ...

$69 - $122

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Göschenen K188

$28 - $49

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Swiss Alps 127.3 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Swiss Alps is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Swiss Alps is to drive which takes 2 h 18 min and costs SFr 26 - SFr 40.

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The distance between Basel and Swiss Alps is 134 km. The road distance is 204 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Basel to Swiss Alps, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Swiss Alps, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Basel to Swiss Alps via Erstfeld, Airolo, and Airolo, Stazione in around 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Swiss Alps twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Erstfeld to Airolo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Göschenen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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