There are 7 ways to get from Graz to Basel by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Graz to Basel  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Basel (BSL) GRZ - BSL

$142 - $434

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Bus  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Zurich N998
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel N831 / ...

$51 - $85

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Fly Graz to Zurich, train  •  4 h 48 min

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

$142 - $420

Train to Vienna, fly to Basel  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Basel (BSL) VIE - BSL

$126 - $364

Train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...

$136 - $230

Train, bus  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg to Basel

$85 - $148

Drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Graz to Basel 509.4 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Graz to Basel is to bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Graz to Basel is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 360€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Graz to Basel. However, there are services departing from Graz, Graz Webling and arriving at Basel, Brausebad via Zurich and Basel EuroAirport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Graz to Basel. However, there are services departing from Graz Hbf and arriving at Basel SBB via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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

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The best way to get from Graz to Basel without a car is to train which takes 10 h 45 min and costs 110€ - 200€.

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

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

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Graz to Basel train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Graz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Graz to Basel is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 120€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 200€ and takes 10 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Graz to Basel.
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  • Distance: 372.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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 Zürich HB in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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 25 min
When
Every day
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 53 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 5 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
$190 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
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
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.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)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Graz, Graz Webling to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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
$45 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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There is no direct flight from Graz Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Graz to Basel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Graz to Basel is 815 km. It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to drive from Graz to Basel.

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Eurowings, KLM, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Graz Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 505+ hotels available in Basel. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Graz to Graz Airport is to shuttle which takes 8 min and costs 7€ - 26€.

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