Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Basel

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Cheapest

£28

Average

£36

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Basel will cost around £ 36 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 28.

10:00Paris5h30 15:30Basel
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£281One-way
17:00Paris6h40 23:40Basel
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£351One-way
Cheapest
00:30Paris, Quai de Bercy13h55 14:25Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
£361One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:30Paris, Quai de Bercy15h45 04:15Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
£381One-way
22:45Paris, Quai de Bercy14h50 13:35Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
£431One-way

Bus Timetable Paris to Basel

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00:30Paris, Quai de Bercy13h55 14:25Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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10:00Paris5h30 15:30Basel
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12:30Paris, Quai de Bercy15h45 04:15Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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17:00Paris6h40 23:40Basel
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22:45Paris, Quai de Bercy14h50 13:35Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
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Tue
17 May
£50SNCF | TGV INOUI
£36Flixbus
£120HOP!
Wed
18 May
£47SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26Flixbus
£120HOP!
Thu
19 May
£45SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Flixbus
£104HOP!
Fri
20 May
£71SNCF | ICE
£22Flixbus
£104HOP!
Sat
21 May
£70SNCF | TGV Lyria
£16Flixbus
£80HOP!
Sun
22 May
£59SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Flixbus
£108HOP!
Mon
23 May
£57SNCF | TGV Lyria
£22Flixbus
£95KLM
Tue
24 May
£47SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Flixbus
£80HOP!
Wed
25 May
£88SNCF | TGV INOUI
£58Flixbus
£80HOP!
Thu
26 May
£103SNCF | TGV INOUI
£46Flixbus
£65HOP!
Fri
27 May
£63SNCF | TGV Lyria
£32Flixbus
£65HOP!
Sat
28 May
£69SNCF | TGV Lyria
£20Flixbus
£112Lufthansa
Sun
29 May
£111SNCF | TGV INOUI
£32Flixbus
£299HOP!
Mon
30 May
£71SNCF | TGV INOUI
£21Flixbus
£136HOP!
Tue
31 May
£51SNCF | TGV Lyria
£20Flixbus
£57HOP!
Wed
1 Jun
£44SNCF | TGV Lyria
£20Flixbus
£89HOP!
Thu
2 Jun
£59SNCF | TGV INOUI
£25Flixbus
£73KLM
Fri
3 Jun
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£32Flixbus
£80HOP!
Sat
4 Jun
£63SNCF | TGV INOUI
£23Flixbus
£80HOP!
Sun
5 Jun
£56SNCF | TGV INOUI
£25Flixbus
£122Lufthansa

Bus times from Paris to Basel

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 30 m

Average

11 h 20 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

413 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Paris for Basel every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 413 km distance in an average of 11 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 15 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

10:00Paris5h30 15:30Basel
0 changes
£281One-way
17:00Paris6h40 23:40Basel
0 changes
£351One-way
Fastest
00:30Paris, Quai de Bercy13h55 14:25Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
£361One-way
2nd Fastest
22:45Paris, Quai de Bercy14h50 13:35Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
£431One-way
12:30Paris, Quai de Bercy15h45 04:15Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
1 changes
£381One-way

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Overview: Coach from Paris to Basel

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage coach duration10 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£25 (€28)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesEurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar

Coaches from Paris to Basel cover the 255 miles (412 km) long route taking on average 10 h 20 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £25, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Basel, Bahnhof.

Coach companies: FlixBus Paris to Basel

Find the best coaches between Paris and Basel with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from £16. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £16

FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets to Basel from Paris and when travelling by coach:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Coach to Basel from Paris

Take the bus to Basel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Basel.
FAQs

Is travel by coach currently allowed from Paris, France to Basel, Switzerland?

Travel between Paris, France and Basel, Switzerland by coach is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 09/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Paris to Basel as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Basel, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Basel?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Basel?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to Paris from Basel.

How much does a cheap coach between Paris and Basel cost?

You can find a cheap coach from Paris to Basel for some dates and times for as low as £16  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a coach ticket from Paris to Basel on average?

The Paris to Basel coach ticket price is on average £25  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance between Paris and Basel by coach?

The Paris to Basel coach distance is approximately 255 miles (412 km).

How long is the coach to Basel from Paris?

The coach time between Paris and Basel is on average 10 h 20 min  for the 255 miles (412 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Basel from Paris by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which coach station in Paris goes to Basel? Which coach station do I come into Basel from Paris?

When taking a coach from Paris, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense. When you arrive in Basel, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Basel, Bahnhof, Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse and Basel, Gartenstraße.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Basel, Bahnhof.

Where is the coach station in Paris to go to Basel? Where is the coach station in Basel located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival coach station, Basel, Bahnhof, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre of Basel.

Which coach companies can get me from Paris to Basel?

For the best Paris to Basel coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Paris to Basel to compare what amenities they may offer.

Is there a direct coach to Basel from Paris?

Yes, you can find a direct coach from Paris to Basel with BlaBlaCar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

When does the first coach depart from Paris to Basel? When does the last coach depart from Paris to Basel?

If you prefer early morning coaches from Paris to Basel, the first coach leaves at 05: 00. If you prefer late night coaches from Paris to Basel, the last coach of the day leaves at 21: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from Paris to Basel times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I buy coach tickets to Basel from Paris for the best deals?

If you buy a coach ticket between Paris and Basel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £25 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Paris to Basel are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.