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from Basel to Paris

You can get from Basel to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Paris on 30 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30Basel SBB3h27 09:57Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1011One-way
Cheapest
06:30Basel SBB3h27 09:57Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1011One-way
Other options
16:51Basel SBB3h21 20:12Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1071One-way
19:40EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg1h15 20:55Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
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£1361One-way
18:34Basel SBB3h04 21:38Paris Gare de Lyon
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£1171One-way

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Mon
30 May
£90SNCF | TGV Lyria
£42Flixbus
£121HOP!
Tue
31 May
£47SNCF | TGV INOUI
£31Flixbus
£121HOP!
Wed
1 Jun
£47SNCF | TGV INOUI
£33Flixbus
£102HOP!
Thu
2 Jun
£88SNCF | TGV INOUI
£25Flixbus
£102HOP!
Fri
3 Jun
£103SNCF | TGV INOUI
£36Flixbus
£81HOP!
Sat
4 Jun
£79SNCF | TGV INOUI
£40Flixbus
£203Austrian Airlines
Sun
5 Jun
£71SNCF | TGV INOUI
£27Flixbus
£81HOP!
Mon
6 Jun
£104SNCF | TGV Lyria
£34Flixbus
£81HOP!
Tue
7 Jun
£76SNCF | TGV INOUI
£18Flixbus
£81HOP!
Wed
8 Jun
£56SNCF | TGV INOUI
£18Flixbus
£66HOP!
Thu
9 Jun
£63SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Flixbus
£66HOP!
Fri
10 Jun
£56SNCF | TGV INOUI
£19Flixbus
£92HOP!
Sat
11 Jun
£56SNCF | TGV INOUI
£19Flixbus
£149Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
12 Jun
£61SNCF | TGV INOUI
£18Flixbus
£60HOP!
Mon
13 Jun
£56SNCF | TGV INOUI
£18Flixbus
£119HOP!
Tue
14 Jun
£56SNCF | TGV INOUI
£18Flixbus
£61HOP!
Wed
15 Jun
£50SNCF | TGV INOUI
£21Flixbus
£71HOP!
Thu
16 Jun
£76SNCF | TGV INOUI
£20Flixbus
£61HOP!
Fri
17 Jun
£56SNCF | TGV INOUI
£18Flixbus
£66HOP!
Sat
18 Jun
£56SNCF | TGV INOUI
£19Flixbus
£124Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information between Basel and Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £70
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 9 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £70 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Travel 255 miles (412 km) by coach, flight or train between Basel and Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Air France or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Basel to Paris.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Paris, France if I’m coming from Basel, Switzerland?

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Paris from Basel restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris, France from Basel?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 28/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Paris from Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Basel, Switzerland from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Basel, Switzerland from Paris, France?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Basel from Paris?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 23/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Basel from Paris here.

What are my Basel to Paris travel options?

There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Paris: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Paris from Basel?

The cheapest way from Basel to Paris is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £19 compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is £51 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Basel to Paris costing on average £70.

A coach is about £11 less than a train, which costs on average £31 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Basel to Paris?

The fastest way to get to Paris from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 4 min   on average.

How far is Paris from Basel?

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

How many services a day are there between Basel and Paris?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Paris is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Basel and Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Basel to Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Basel to Paris:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Basel, Bahnhof and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers take a flight from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Basel to Paris depart from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon.

Which travel companies can get me from Basel to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Basel to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Paris by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Basel to Paris for £19 on Omio.
  • Travel with Air France to go to Paris by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air France Basel to Paris tickets on Omio for £70.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV Lyria for trains to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV Lyria Basel to Paris tickets on Omio for £31.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from Basel?

Many of our customers travelling from Basel to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Barcelona or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your Basel and Paris trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book tickets from Basel to Paris online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Basel and Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £19 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £70 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £31 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Basel and Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.