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

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Train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$90 - $147

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 12 min

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

$55 - $84

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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The best way to get from Basel to Vals without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 150.

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

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The best way to get from Basel to Vals is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Vals is 260 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Basel to Vals.

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There are 231+ hotels available in Vals. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Vals.
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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, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Vals twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 50 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 Chur
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Göschenen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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