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

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chur 3 / ...

$90 - $148

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Bellinzona
  2. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Splügen, Post 171

$63 - $81

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Vals 162.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Vals is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Vals is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Basel and Vals is 161 km. The road distance is 260.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Basel to Vals, including transfers.

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  • Distance: 100.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Vals hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Vals via Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Piazza Orico, Bellinzona, Piazzale Stazione, Bellinzona, Stazione, and Splügen, Post in around 8 h 11 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
Train from Basel SBB to Chur
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
0975 343195
Bus from Basel to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Once a week
Estimated price
Schedules at
Swiss PostAuto
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Splügen, Post
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at

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