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There are 6 ways to get from Konstanz to Basel by train, bus, rideshare 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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Train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Singen(Hohentwiel) Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Basel Bad Bf Ire

$44 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich 006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Basel City Center Ouibus

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Zürich HB Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...

$61 - $114

Train via Baden  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Winterthur Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Winterthur to Baden 12
  3. Take the train from Baden to Basel SBB 36 / ...

$62 - $114

Rideshare  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Konstanz to Basel 94.1 miles

$12

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Konstanz to Basel 94 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Konstanz to Basel is to bus which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Konstanz to Basel is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Konstanz to Basel. However, there are services departing from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz and arriving at Basel City Center via Zürich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Konstanz to Basel. However, there are services departing from Konstanz and arriving at Basel Bad Bf via Singen(Hohentwiel). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Konstanz and Basel is 121 km. The road distance is 150.5 km.

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The best way to get from Konstanz to Basel without a car is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Konstanz to Basel, including transfers.

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Konstanz to Basel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz station.

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Konstanz to Basel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Konstanz station.

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The best way to get from Konstanz to Basel is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 35€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Konstanz to Basel.
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  • Distance: 75.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between Konstanz, Germany and Basel, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Konstanz to Basel via Singen(Hohentwiel) in around 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Konstanz to Basel via Zurich and Zürich in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
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 Konstanz to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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 Konstanz to Singen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
Train from Konstanz to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Winterthur to Baden
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Baden to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Konstanz to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
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 Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zürich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Konstanz to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Konstanz to Basel bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Basel City Center station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Konstanz to Basel is 150 km. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Konstanz to Basel.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Konstanz and Basel. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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