How to get from Zurich Airport to Basel
At AtoB we want to get you ready for your trip, by giving you all the travel info you need. We’ve made Zurich – Basel easy with our guide. Get from Basel Switzerland to Zurich step by step. Travel by bus, train, or an AtoB Basel Airport transfer. We provide you with all the options. Make sure you make the right choice to ensure your trip goes as smoothly as possible. The journey is roughly 90 kilometres, with both regions being located in Northern Switzerland.
Getting from Zurich International Airport to Basel by bus?
If you choose to travel by bus, there is no direct route from Zurich Airport to reach Basel. If you don’t mind combining transport methods, then you can travel from Zurich bus station to the Basel Euroairport with Flixbus. These tickets cost around 9 euros, and can be purchased directly from Flixbus’ website.
The Zurich bus station is located just 10 kilometres from the Airport, at Ausstellungsstrasse 5, 8005, and can be accessed by train or car. From there the Zurich to Basel bus ride will take approximately one hour and a half. The final stop is at Basel Euroairport. From there train number 50 can be caught every 6 minutes to the centre of Basel.
Travel Tip: Book your Flixbus tickets early to ensure you get the best price possible. If you leave it too late the prices increase, plus you risk not being able to find a seat on the day you are travelling.
How do I get from Zurich Airport to Basel by Train?
The second best way to get from Zurich Airport to Basel is by train. As there are many trains leaving Zurich Airport that pass through Basel, it is recommended to head to the official Swiss railway website to check the schedule, and select the Zurich to Basel train that suits you.
There are some direct trains, and some that have at least one change. A ticket will cost 10 to 15 Swiss Francs (roughly the same in Euro). To catch your train go to the Zurich Airport train station, check the departure times on the information board, and find your platform. Your stop is the Basel SBB station. That’s it. Welcome to Basel!
Travel Tip: Book your Zurich airport towards Basel train ticket directly through the official Swiss railway site in order to ensure you have a valid ticket. This also ensures you catch the right train, and you can be notified of all possible delays in real-time.
How to get from Zurich Airport to Basel by AtoB Airport taxi?
Last, but not least, is the best way to get to Basel from Zurich airport, AtoB of course. Avoid all the hassle that comes with public transport by booking yourself a private transfer with us. We will pick you up from arrivals and get you to Basel in comfort.
We offer numerous different transfer options ranging from economy, to business, and even first-class. You decide what works best for you.
How far is Zurich from Basel?
The distance from Basel to Zurich is 74.66 kilometres in a straight line. Transport options cover a slightly larger distance, ranging up to 90 kilometres.
Basel Airport to Zurich Airport Transfer Options
If you need to get from Basel to Zurich to catch another flight, you have a number of options. Once more you can travel by either bus, train, or AtoB transfer.
There is no direct bus route from one airport to the other, although combining travel by bus and train is possible. You can catch the Flixbus from Basel Euroairport to the Zurich bus station. From there a brief walk will get you to the Zurich HB train station, and then catch a train to Zurich Airport.
Our recommended transfer option is with an AtoB Basel Airport transfer to Zurich. This will enure you get from one airport to the next quickly and without stops. This will be the easiest option for you if you are travelling with heavy luggage, or even with children. Our taxi Basel airport service is the only door-to-door option. Book now!
What Are the Main AtoB Features?
AtoB taxi is your way to make your journey more comfortable. Our main priority is to provide our clients with the highest level of comfort. We’ll make the most of your trips by providing you with exceptional transfer services.
Our company will provide you with fast and convenient transport from the airport to the hotel or the nearest city where you will stay.
Our experienced chauffeurs and private drivers are always happy to help and give any recommendations about the city attractions, road, or your stay.
Comfort and safety
AtoB offers a fixed price. Our driver will meet you with a name card, and you will have the driver’s contact info so that you do not get lost.