There are 7 ways to get from Paris 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  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv

$100 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Mulhouse Ouibus

$32 - $46

5 alternative options

Train via Mulhouse Ville  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville Tgv

$110 - $126

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Basel, Basel central station 099 / ...

$30 - $120

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Basel 355.9 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH

$63 - $314

Fly Paris CDG to Basel  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL

$60 - $286

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Basel is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Basel is to fly which costs 50€ - 270€ and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Paris and Basel is 413 km. The road distance is 569.5 km.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB takes 3 h 11 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Basel, Basel central station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Basel SBB. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Basel every 4 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Basel every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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