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Trip Zurich Basel

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling from Zurich to Basel

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1 suggested route to go from Zurich to Basel by train, car, bus

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How to get from Zurich to Basel?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Zurich Basel. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Locate cities of Zurich and Basel on a map as well as the route Zurich Basel and the different connecting points (Basel SBB Railway Station, Basel Bad Bf Railway Station, Basel Bahnhof Coach Station, Zürich Altstetten Railway Station, Zurich HB Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Zurich-Basel

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Basel (Switzerland) with a distance of 46 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Zurich Basel is a direct bound.
Trains TGV Lyria, ICE or InterCity (IC) of TGV Lyria, Deutsche Bahn or SBB CFF FFS to Basel leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Basel will take place at Basel Bad Bf station (0.4 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Zurich-Basel that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of FlixBus in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at Basel Bahnhof bus station (1.6 mi from Basel, Switzerland). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (0.8 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Basel.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Zurich-Basel.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Basel?

Railway companies
TGV Lyria provides a rail connection Zurich-Basel with the train TGV Lyria from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Basel SBB at arrival (1.4 mi from centre)
Deutsche Bahn transports passengers on a rail line from Zurich to Basel with the train ICE which leaves Zurich HB station to arrive at Basel Bad Bf railway station ( Switzerland)
SBB CFF FFS operates the train journey Zurich-Basel with the train InterCity (IC) from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Basel SBB at arrival (1.4 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Basel (46 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company FlixBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Basel Bahnhof ( Switzerland)
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