Basel to Belfort Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $15
Fastest Way Train — 1h 20min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 9 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 33 miles
Travel Companies DB, SNCF, TGV Lyria
$15 · 1h 20min · 15 lb of CO2
Basel to Belfort
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$16 · 1h 28min · 9 lb of CO2
Basel to Belfort
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$4 · 49min · 10 lb of CO2
Basel to Belfort

Drive from Basel to Belfort

It's 34 miles between Basel to Belfort. On a typical day, it might take between 49min and 52min from Basel to Belfort under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 54min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Belfort by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $4.

What is the best way to travel from Basel to Belfort?

The are 3 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Basel to Belfort. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of Basel towards Belfort, as it is the cheapest to Belfort. It's common to find tickets for as low as $15. TGV Lyria operates from Basel to Belfort, so you book your trip with them! Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from Basel to Belfort?

The trip to Belfort is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Basel. The cheapest way to get from Basel to Belfort is $15 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 20 minutes with the train. TGV Lyria offers limited service between Belfort and Basel.We recommend booking the trip to Belfort about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from Basel the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to Belfort.

Is the train or the bus better from Basel to Belfort Bourgogne-Franche-Comte?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Basel to Belfort. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Belfort is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Basel/Belfort buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Basel is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Basel Basel-City and Belfort during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Basel to Belfort? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Belfort traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Belfort is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Basel to Belfort?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Basel to Belfort is by train. The train costs $15 roughly and will take 1 hour 20 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from Basel to Belfort?

The train costs about $15 between Basel and Belfort. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 20 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Bâle St-Jean, which is 1 miles from Basel. Further, once you arrive at Belfort—Montbéliard TGV or you will still have 4 miles to Belfort.

How long does it take from Basel to Belfort by car?

The total distance between Basel and Belfort is 34 miles and will take you about 49 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $4.

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