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There are 10 ways to get from Gothenburg to Basel by plane, train, bus, car ferry, night train or car

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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Fly Gothenburg to Basel  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Basel (BSL) GOT - BSL

$100 - $313

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Bus  •  24 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Hamburg 173
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Basel, Basel central station N33

$79 - $136

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Fly Gothenburg to Zurich, train  •  5 h 52 min

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

$117 - $338

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Basel  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Basel (BSL) CPH - BSL

$109 - $300

Fly Gothenburg to Strasbourg, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Strasbourg (SXB) GOT - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB

$125 - $468

Train  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel Bad Bf Ice

$252 - $388

Car ferry, night train  •  27 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
  2. Take the night train from Kiel Hbf to Basel SBB Ic

$269 - $379

Bus, train, night train  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg to Rødby
  2. Take the train from Rødby Færge to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Station

$132 - $194

Drive, train  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel Bad Bf Ice

$282 - $436

Drive  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Basel 993.8 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Basel is to bus which costs 700 kr - 1300 kr and takes 24 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Basel is to fly and train which costs 1000 kr - 3100 kr and takes 5 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Basel station. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Basel, Basel central station via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Basel. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Basel Bad Bf via København H, Hamburg Hbf and Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 56 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Basel is 1166 km. The road distance is 1590 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Basel without a car is to train which takes 16 h 56 min and costs 2200 kr - 3500 kr.

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Gothenburg to Basel, including transfers.

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

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Gothenburg to Basel train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Basel is to fly which takes 6 h 13 min and costs 900 kr - 2900 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2200 kr - 3500 kr and takes 16 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs 700 kr - 1300 kr and takes 24 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 728.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Basel, Switzerland?

easyJet, Lufthansa and 11 other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Basel hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Basel via København H, Hamburg Hbf, and Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe in around 16 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Gothenburg to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Gothenburg to Strasbourg via Copenhagen, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Gothenburg to Strasbourg via Copenhagen, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Gothenburg to Strasbourg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Gothenburg to Strasbourg via Frankfurt, Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Gothenburg to Strasbourg via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Rødby Færge to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
dsb.dk
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Kiel Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Website
bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
nightjet.com
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 Gothenburg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$59
Small Car
$59

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There is no direct flight from Gothenburg Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Gothenburg to Basel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Gothenburg to Basel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Basel Bad Bf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Basel is 1590 km. It takes approximately 14 h 46 min to drive from Gothenburg to Basel.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Gothenburg to Basel bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 516+ hotels available in Basel. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 65 kr - 80 kr.

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