Travel options
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 17 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:05Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h20 12:25EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1691One-way
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09:05Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h20 12:25EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
1 changes
£1691One-way
Other options
09:05Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport9h00 18:05EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1691One-way
09:15Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h05 10:20EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£2401One-way
07:00Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h40 10:40EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£2381One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
16 Oct
£102SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26Flixbus
£169Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
17 Oct
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£48Flixbus
£169Lufthansa
Mon
18 Oct
£137Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£169Lufthansa
Tue
19 Oct
£50SNCF | TGV
£32Flixbus
£124Air France
Wed
20 Oct
£137Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£130KLM
Thu
21 Oct
£71SNCF | TGV INOUI
£34Flixbus
£88HOP!
Fri
22 Oct
£137Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£125HOP!
Sat
23 Oct
£137Deutsche Bahn with connection
£36Flixbus
£240HOP!
Sun
24 Oct
£79SNCF | TGV INOUI
£33Flixbus
£268Lufthansa
Mon
25 Oct
£137Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£222Austrian Airlines
Tue
26 Oct
£137Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£120Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
27 Oct
£137Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£185HOP!
Thu
28 Oct
£79SNCF | ICE
£38Flixbus
£146Lufthansa
Fri
29 Oct
£83SNCF | TGV INOUI
£45Flixbus
£169Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£56SNCF | TGV Lyria
£49Flixbus
£153Air France
Sun
31 Oct
£137Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£79HOP!
Mon
1 Nov
£70SNCF | TGV Lyria
£41Flixbus
£73HOP!
Tue
2 Nov
£49SNCF | TGV
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£68HOP!
Wed
3 Nov
£49SNCF | TGV Lyria
£26Flixbus
£68HOP!
Thu
4 Nov
£137Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£68HOP!
Fri
5 Nov
£56SNCF | TGV Lyria
£22Flixbus
£68HOP!

Travel Information between Paris and Basel

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £76
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 10 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £76 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesHOP! Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

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 £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are HOP! Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Paris to Basel.

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FAQs
Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Paris and Basel?

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

Is international entry into Basel from Paris restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to France from Basel, Switzerland?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 15/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Basel.

How do I go from Paris to Basel?

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

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Basel. Tickets for a coach cost on average £20.

This is compared to other travel options to Basel:

A coach journey is usually £55 less than a journey to Basel by plane, which costs on average £76 for the same trip.

A coach is £46 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Basel costing on average £67.

What is the fastest way from Paris to Basel?

The fastest way from Paris to Basel is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options from Paris to Basel can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 10 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 2 min.

What is the distance from Paris to Basel?

You should expect to travel around 255 miles (412 km) from Paris to Basel.

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Basel is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Paris? Where do I arrive in Basel?

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

  • Flights mostly depart 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 from Paris to Basel most often leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Basel SBB.
Who can get me from Paris to Basel?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Basel:

  • You can take a flight from Paris to Basel with HOP! Cheap tickets can be found for £76 with HOP! From Paris to Basel.
  • You can travel from Paris to Basel by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £20 with Flixbus from Paris to Basel.
  • You can go to Basel from Paris by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for £67 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Basel on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Paris to Basel?

Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Basel with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Basel with HOP! Or Air France with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find direct coach services to Basel with with around direct coaches every day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Basel with SNCF | TGV Lyria with around 3 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Basel tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to Basel?
Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Basel? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Basel usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Strasbourg. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Milan or Strasbourg from Basel, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Paris to Basel online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £76 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £20 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £67 one way.

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