There are 8 ways to get from Graz to Basel by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly Graz to Basel  •  5 h 1 min

  1. GRZ - BSL

$142 - $435

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. N998
  2. 206

$47 - $77

6 alternative options

Fly Graz to Zurich, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. GRZ - ZRH

$142 - $420

Train to Vienna, fly to Basel  •  6 h 47 min

  1. VIE - BSL

$126 - $365

Train  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Ec
  2. Ice / ...

$169 - $273

Train via Ulm Hbf  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Ec
  2. Ire / ...

$157 - $236

Bus Eurolines CH  •  13 h 4 min

  1. 362

$55 - $105

Drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. 509.4 miles

$100 - $160

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Basel, Switzerland?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Graz to Basel hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Graz to Basel via Mannheim Hbf in around 11 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Graz to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Graz to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Graz to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Graz to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Lindau
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lindau to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Basel
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Graz and Basel is 596 km. The road distance is 815 km.

The cheapest way to get from Graz to Basel is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Graz to Basel is to fly and train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs 120€ - 360€.

No, there is no direct train from Graz to Basel. However, there are services departing from Graz Hbf and arriving at Basel Bad Bf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 27 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Graz to Basel. However, there are services departing from Graz, Graz Webling and arriving at Basel, Basel central station via Lindau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Graz to Basel, including transfers.