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Zurich to Basel bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$6.49
Fastest time1h 0m
Trips per day3
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Zurich to Basel bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Zurich to Basel is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Zurich to Basel were $9.85. By booking 6 days out, tickets are on average $2.77 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Zurich to Basel?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Zurich to Basel by bus is at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 2:00 p.m. on Monday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

FlixBus from Zurich to Basel has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most options for departures from Zurich to Basel, with an average of 3 trips per day and 16 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Zurich to Basel. Of the 3 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

2 carriers offer Zurich to Basel bus trips

Union Ivkoni(International)

Book Union Ivkoni(International) from Zurich to Basel from $6.49. There are 1 Union Ivkoni(International) schedules from Zurich to Basel and you can expect on average to pay $7.35 for a Union Ivkoni(International) ticket to Basel. In Zurich, Union Ivkoni(International) departs to Basel from Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai) and no other station. In Basel, Union Ivkoni(International) arrives at Basel Bhfeingang Gundeldingen and no other station.

An average trip on Union Ivkoni(International) from Zurich to Basel takes 1 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Union Ivkoni(International) trip will get you to Basel in 1 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Union Ivkoni(International) offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $7.35 for a weekend getaway trip to Basel.

Avg. Time
1h 15m
Avg. Price
$7.35

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Zurich to Basel from $12.75. There are 3 FlixBus schedules from Zurich to Basel and you can expect on average to pay $14.40 for a FlixBus ticket to Basel. In Zurich, FlixBus departs to Basel from Limmatstrasse 5 and no other station. In Basel, FlixBus arrives at Meret Oppenheim-Straße 60 and no other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Zurich to Basel takes 1 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Basel in 1 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $14.47 for a weekend getaway trip to Basel.

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Avg. Time
1h 31m
Avg. Price
$14.40
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Zurich. Most bus trips to Basel will depart from Limmatstrasse 5, Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai).
  • Limmatstrasse 5
  • Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
bus trips arrive in Basel at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Meret Oppenheim-Straße 60, Basel Bhfeingang Gundeldingen are the main bus stations in Basel for trips arriving from Zurich.
  • Meret Oppenheim-Straße 60
  • Basel Bhfeingang Gundeldingen