There are 12 ways to get from Bruges to Basel 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.

Recommended option

Train via Paris Est  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB

$214 - $312

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris City Center - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Mulhouse

$35 - $53

10 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB

$174 - $212

Train, bus  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Nord Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Basel

$62 - $97

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Basel 400.8 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Brussels, fly to Basel  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL

$63 - $271

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$123 - $377

Bus to Lille Lesquin, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Strasbourg (SXB) LIL - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB

$108 - $440

Train to Brussels, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Strasbourg (SXB) BRU - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB

$135 - $382

Bus, train to Paris CDG, fly to Basel  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL

$86 - $329

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Basel  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL

$110 - $286

Train to Antwerp, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Antwerpen Centraal
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Zurich (ZRH) ANR - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$104 - $496

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Basel, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bruges to Basel via Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord, Paris Est, and Strasbourg in around 6 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Basel via Lille, Paris City Center - Bercy, Mulhouse, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, and Basel EuroAirport in around 12 h 24 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.force3.be
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$25 - $28
1st Class
$35 - $39
Train from Brugge to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$43
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Basel
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bruges to Basel?

The distance between Bruges and Basel is 513 km. The road distance is 641 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bruges to Basel?

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Basel is to bus which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bruges to Basel?

The quickest way to get from Bruges to Basel is to train and fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 50€ - 230€.

Is there a direct train between Bruges and Basel?

No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Basel. However, there are services departing from Brugge and arriving at Basel SBB via Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Est and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bruges and Basel?

No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Basel. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Basel, Brausebad via Lille, Paris City Center - Bercy, Mulhouse and Basel EuroAirport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Bruges to Basel?

It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Bruges to Basel, including transfers.