There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Toulouse by plane, 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

Fly from Basel  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Toulouse (TLS) BSL - TLS

$60 - $266

6 alternative options

Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Toulouse (TLS) SXB - TLS

$87 - $332

Train to Lyon, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulouse (TLS) LYS - TLS

$135 - $246

Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv

$197 - $226

Bus Eurolines CH  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Toulouse

$75 - $95

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Toulouse 748 / ...

$95 - $149

Drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Toulouse 547.8 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Toulouse is to bus which costs SFr 75 - SFr 90 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Toulouse is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 260 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel and arriving at Toulouse. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Toulouse-Matabiau via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

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The distance between Basel and Toulouse is 648 km. The road distance is 876.5 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 220.

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

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Basel to Toulouse bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Basel station.

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Basel to Toulouse train services, operated by TGV, depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Toulouse is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 180 - SFr 220 and takes 8 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 90 and takes 15 h.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 405.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Toulouse, France?

easyJet, Air France and Lufthansa fly from Basel to Toulouse 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Toulouse via Lyon Part Dieu in around 8 h 32 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Basel to Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com

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