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How to get from Basel Mulhouse Airport to Strasbourg

The movie-like city of Strasbourg is the capital city of the Grand Est region in France. Both the architecture and culture there seamlessly combine German and French influences, to create the most unique French city. Be sure to try out the amazing blended cuisine, take a stroll along the Rhine River and catch a performance at the famous Gothic Cathédrale Notre-Dame.

There are three different transfer options from Basel airport to Strasbourg; taxi, bus or train. Taking a EuroAirport taxi is the fastest and easiest way to travel as it takes as little as 1 hour and 15 minutes and costs around €300. Taking the Flixbus is a cheaper transfer option, with tickets starting at €15, but the journey time is around 2 hours and 50 minutes. Another budget-friendly option is to take the train, which costs approximately €31.70 and takes around 2 hours, as it doesn’t run directly from Basel Mulhouse airport.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €300 75min 24/7
Bus €30 170min 10:15–23:15
Train €64 120min 05:21–22:38

How to get from Basel Airport to Strasbourg by Taxi

After a long flight, all you want to do is get to your hotel in Strasbourg as quickly and easily as possible. That’s why taking a Basel airport taxi is the most convenient transfer option. The journey time is just 1 hour and 15 minutes and the cost is approximately €300, based on a taximeter.

Cost of a taxi from Basel Mulhouse Airport to Strasbourg

The local drivers at Basel airport don’t offer set rate fares, instead, they will use a taximeter to calculate your fare. The average cost of a taxi from Basel Mulhouse airport to Strasbourg is €300.

However, if you’d rather pre-book your Basel airport taxi and enjoy a set-rate fare, you can do so with Welcome Pickups.

Cost

€300

Trip Duration

1 Hr 15 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are readily available 24/7 outside of Basel Airport.

Where do I find a taxi at Basel EuroAirport?

Finding a taxi at Basel airport couldn’t be easier. After collecting your baggage, simply head through the arrivals hall exit doors and you will see the line of taxis waiting for you.

Convenience

The quickest, most comfortable and safest way to get from Basel airport to Strasbourg is by taking a taxi. You won’t have to wait for hours for your transport to arrive, and you won’t have to worry about your personal belongings getting lost during the transfer. You can simply hop into a private vehicle and relax.

Editor’s Note

The cost of any toll roads that you use during your journey from Basel Mulhouse airport to Strasbourg will be added to your final fare when using a local taxi.

Useful Tips

As the journey from Basel airport to Strasbourg is long, you may be able to agree on a set fare with your driver.
Any baggage that can fit in the trunk of the taxi can be transported for free.
Car seats for the younger travellers can be brought and fitted for free, but they count as one passenger.

How to get from Basel Airport to Strasbourg by Bus

There’s a direct Flixbus bus that runs from Basel Mulhouse airport to Strasbourg up to 3 times a day. The total journey time can be up to 2 hours and 50 minutes, making this the slowest transfer option, and the cost of a one-way ticket starts at €15.

How much is the bus from Basel Mulhouse Airport to Strasbourg?

The cost of a one-way bus ticket from Basel airport to Strasbourg on the Flixbus bus will depend on the time of day you’re travelling and how far in advance you book your ticket. The average cost is €15, but ticket prices can reach €31 one-way.

Cost

€15

Trip Duration

2 Hrs 50 Min.

*There's a waiting time of 9 hours for the Flixbus.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Flixbus runs up to 3 times a day from 10:15 to 23:15.

Where do I find the bus at Basel Airport?

Once you’ve collected your luggage, follow the signs for ‘Ground Transportation’ and head to the Ground Level. Here you will see the bus stops. The Flixbus is easy to find as it’s bright green.

Convenience

If your landing time corresponds to a bus departure, taking the Flixbus from Basel airport to Strasbourg can be a convenient transfer. However, as there are only 3 departure times per day, two of which are at night, if you miss the bus, you may have up to a 9-hour wait for the next one.

Timetables

Editor’s Note

Be sure to check your landing time to ensure it will line up with a bus departure. You will need to factor in the time needed for customs and baggage collection.

Useful Tips

The buses leave up to three times a day, normally at 10:15, 19:15 and 23:15.
Try to arrive at least 10 minutes before the bus departs.
Booking your tickets in advance can reduce the cost of your transfer.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Basel. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Prices

DAYTIME
€313.0
NIGHTTIME
€376.0
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

Sedan Car

4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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How to get from Basel Airport to Strasbourg by Train

As there’s no train station at the airport, there’s no direct train from Basel airport to Strasbourg. You will first need to take the number 50 bus to Basel SSB train station, then take the SNCF train from there to Strasbourg. Because of the changes, the journey will take around 2 hours and will cost approximately €32 in total, per traveller.

How much is the train from Basel Mulhouse Airport to Strasbourg?

The cost of the number 50 bus from the airport to Basel SSB train station is €4.70 and the cost of a train ticket from there to Strasbourg starts at €27.30. That means that the total journey cost of the journey from Basel Mulhouse airport to Strasbourg will be around €32.

Cost

€32

Trip Duration

2 Hrs.

*There's a waiting time of 10 minutes for the number 50 bus and 30 minutes for the train.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The number 50 bus runs from 04:28 to 24:33 and the train from 05:21 to 22:38.

Where do I find the train at Basel EuroAirport?

Unfortunately, Basel airport doesn’t have a train station. To get from Basel airport to Strasbourg, you will first need to take the number 50 bus to Basel SSB train station, then take the train from there.

Convenience

Although a fairly cheap transfer option, taking the train isn’t the easiest way to travel. You will need to take a public bus, with no luggage storage into Basel city first, adding time and stress to your journey.

Editor’s Note

If you're looking for a cheap transfer option, you may wish to check if your flight time corresponds to the departure of a Flixbus, as this transfer option is more convenient than the train.

Useful Tips

Purchasing your train tickets in advance online can help you save.
There's very little luggage storage on the train or bus, be sure to travel light.
Wifi is available onboard the SNCF train, to help pass the time.

Frequently asked questions

What's the distance from Basel Mulhouse Airport to Strasbourg?

The distance from Basel Mulhouse airport to Strasbourg is 130 km. If you choose to take a Basel airport taxi, the journey time will be just 1 hour 15 minutes. On the other hand, the train will take at least 2 hours and the bus take around 2 hours and 50 minutes to reach Strasbourg.

How can I get from Basel airport to Strasbourg?

There are three ways to get from Basel airport to Strasbourg; taxi, bus or train. Taking a Basel EuroAirport taxi will take just 1 hour 15 minutes and cost around €300. The Flixbus takes 2 hours and 50 minutes to reach Strasbourg but costs just €15. There’s no direct train from Basel airport to Strasbourg, so you will need to take the number 50 bus to Basel SSB train station first. The total journey time on the train is 2 hours and the cost is around €32.

Is there a direct Basel airport to Strasbourg bus?

Yes, the Flixbus runs from Basel Mulhouse airport to Strasbourg 3 times a day. The average journey time is 2 hours 50 minutes and the cost is around €15, depending on the time of day you travel. 

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