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

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Vevey 57-Y / ...

$61 - $122

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Fribourg Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Vevey 57-Y / ...

$35 - $59

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Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Vevey 113.1 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Vevey is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Vevey is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Vevey. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Vevey via Bern and Fribourg/Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Basel and Vevey is 134 km. The road distance is 180.9 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Vevey without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Basel to Vevey, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Vevey train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Vevey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Vevey is 181 km. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Basel to Vevey.

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There are 969+ hotels available in Vevey. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Vevey.
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  • Distance: 83.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Basel to Vevey via Bern and Fribourg/Freiburg in around 2 h 36 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 Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Vevey
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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