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from Paris to Basel

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Basel on 22 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:22Paris Gare de Lyon3h03 21:25Basel SBB
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£371One-way
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18:22Paris Gare de Lyon3h03 21:25Basel SBB
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£371One-way
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16:22Paris Gare de Lyon3h04 19:26Basel SBB
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£491One-way
17:22Paris Gare de Lyon3h37 20:59Saint-Louis (Haut-Rhin), Gare
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£491One-way
18:52Paris Gare de Lyon3h37 22:29Saint-Louis (Haut-Rhin), Gare
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£451One-way

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Sat
22 Jan
£37SNCF | TGV Lyria
£19Flixbus
£75HOP!
Sun
23 Jan
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£19Flixbus
£81HOP!
Mon
24 Jan
£48SNCF | TGV INOUI
£24Flixbus
£90HOP!
Tue
25 Jan
£37SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£116KLM
Wed
26 Jan
£37SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£75HOP!
Thu
27 Jan
£43SNCF | TGV Lyria
£21Flixbus
£95KLM
Fri
28 Jan
£35SNCF | TGV Lyria
£19Flixbus
£67HOP!
Sat
29 Jan
£26SNCF | TGV Lyria
£19Flixbus
£90HOP!
Sun
30 Jan
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22Flixbus
£67HOP!
Mon
31 Jan
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22Flixbus
£75HOP!
Tue
1 Feb
£37SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£67HOP!
Wed
2 Feb
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£67HOP!
Thu
3 Feb
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£21Flixbus
£67HOP!
Fri
4 Feb
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£24Flixbus
£67HOP!
Sat
5 Feb
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£24Flixbus
£67HOP!
Sun
6 Feb
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£19Flixbus
£75HOP!
Mon
7 Feb
£49SNCF | TGV INOUI
£19Flixbus
£67HOP!
Tue
8 Feb
£37SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£67HOP!
Wed
9 Feb
£37SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£67HOP!
Thu
10 Feb
£37SNCF | TGV Lyria
£21Flixbus
£67HOP!

Travel Information to Basel from Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £81
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 10 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £81 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesHOP! Flixbus or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 255 miles (412 km) from Paris to Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are HOP! Flixbus or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Paris to Basel.

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FAQs

Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Paris to Basel?

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel if travelling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Paris to Basel.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from Basel, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Basel restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 19/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Paris to Basel travel options?

You can travel between Paris and Basel 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Paris to Basel is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £21 compared to other travel options to Basel:

A coach is generally £60 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £81 from Paris to Basel.

A coach is £10 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Paris to Basel costing on average £31.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Basel?

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Basel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Basel by train can take on average 3 h 3 min.

How many miles are between Paris and Basel

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to Basel?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Basel is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

When going from Paris to Basel, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in Basel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Paris to Basel:

  • Flights from Paris to Basel most often leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.
  • Coaches from Paris to Basel most often leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Basel.
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Basel at Basel SBB.

Which travel operators can get me from Paris to Basel?

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

  • HOP! Can get you to Basel by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with HOP! From Paris to Basel for £81 on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Basel by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Paris to Basel tickets on Omio for £21.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV Lyria for trains to Basel. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV Lyria Paris to Basel tickets on Omio for £31.

Can I travel directly to Basel from Paris?

Yes, there are direct services available to Basel from Paris with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct flight with HOP!
  • You can book a direct coach with BlaBlaCar.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Basel as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Paris to Basel.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Basel from Paris ends?

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

When should I buy a ticket between Paris and Basel online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Paris to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is £81 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £21 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £31 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Paris to Basel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.