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There are 6 ways to get from Basel to Wellenstein by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Colmar Ter
  2. Take the train from Colmar to Luxembourg Tgv

€77 - €112

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Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon N506 / ...

€21 - €25

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Bus via Basel Euroairport FR  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Basel Euroairport FR to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon N831

€23 - €29

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Basel to Wellenstein 300.8 km

€30 - €50

Fly from Basel  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Luxembourg (LUX) BSL - LUX

€53 - €203

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Luxembourg (LUX) ZRH - LUX

€72 - €293

Basel to Wellenstein by train and bus

The journey time between Basel and Wellenstein is around 7h 7m and covers a distance of around 373 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 35m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui and RGTR, the Basel to Wellenstein service departs from Basel Sbb and arrives in Wellenstein, Centre. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 7m
Fastest journey time:
4h 35m
Journey distance:
373 km
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€77
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:21
Last service departs at:
20:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Basel to Wellenstein train and bus schedules

Switzerland → Luxembourg
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Conditions of entry into Luxembourg from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for all travellers by air
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Luxembourg from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wellenstein is 8002 8080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wellenstein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Wellenstein is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8002 8080.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Luxembourg.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Wellenstein is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 28 and takes 6h.

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The fastest way to get from Basel to Wellenstein is to drive which takes 3h 7m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 55.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Wellenstein. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Wellenstein, Centre via Hollerich, P+R Bouillon and Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Basel and Wellenstein is 237 km. The road distance is 300.8 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Wellenstein without a car is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Basel to Wellenstein, including transfers.

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Basel to Wellenstein bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Wellenstein is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 23 - SFr 28 and takes 6h, you could also fly, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 230 and takes 7h 12m.

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Luxembourg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Basel to Wellenstein bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Wellenstein.
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  • Distance: 236.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Wellenstein, Luxembourg?

You can take a train from Basel to Wellenstein via Colmar, Luxembourg, and Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière in around 4h 57m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel SBB to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon twice daily. Tickets cost €19 - €23 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €750
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €950
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Faro
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Basel to Luxembourg via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €250
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Colmar
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Colmar to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €65
1st Class
€50 - €65
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel SBB to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel Euroairport FR to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Wellenstein is 301 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Basel to Wellenstein.

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Air France, Luxair, Volotea and three other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Wellenstein. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 9 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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