There are 9 ways to get from Lille 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  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville Tgv

$149 - $173

Cheapest option

Bus via Strasbourg  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Luxembourg
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Metz
  4. Take the bus from Metz to Strasbourg
  5. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport

$28 - $51

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Nancy 770
  2. Take the bus from Nancy to Basel, Basel central station N836

$37 - $62

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Basel 393.4 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Brussels, fly to Basel  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL

$83 - $318

Fly Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg, train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$103 - $428

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Mulhouse  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH

$115 - $374

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Basel  •  4 h 8 min

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

$84 - $322

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$143 - $424

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Basel is to bus which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Basel is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 320€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Lille and Basel is 474 km. The road distance is 629.4 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Basel. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Basel, Brausebad via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Luxembourg, Metz, Strasbourg and Basel EuroAirport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Basel. However, there are services departing from Lille Flandres and arriving at Basel SBB via Mulhouse Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Lille, France and Basel, Switzerland?

TGV operates a train from Lille to Basel once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Basel via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Luxembourg, Metz, Strasbourg, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, and Basel EuroAirport in around 9 h 57 min.

Airlines
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 Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 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
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $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
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Luxembourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Metz to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Strasbourg to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Metz to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Nancy
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nancy to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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