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How to get to Basel by train

Routes166
Trips per day1,608
train lines5
Stations2
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What train companies travel to Basel, Switzerland?

Located in Switzerland, Basel is accessible by train from 166 other cities. You can choose from 1608 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Basel on Wanderu. Deutsche Bahn usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Basel

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1545h 23m$102.45
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company926h 48m$124.82
DB Intercity-Express494h 49m$102.96
DB Intercity85h 26m$73.76
DB Eurocity37h 53m$121.44

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Basel?

$13.12 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Basel, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Basel. In the last month, trains from Efringen-Kirchen to Basel had the lowest average price at $13.12.

Where is the train station in Basel, Switzerland?

The busiest train station in Basel is Basel SBB. As Basel's main station, it has the most trains coming and going. However, a popular alternative is EuroAirport (Ausgang Schweiz).

Which train service has the best service to Basel?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Basel by train with giving them a rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that had the most comfortable train service to Basel taking into account the seats and amenities that offers. They rate a out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Basel punctually travelers suggest that has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Basel, rating them a based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Basel, BS?

The closest airport to Basel is EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport (BSL), it is located 4 miles from the city center of Basel.

Is Basel a popular train travel destination?

Among train travelers Basel is the second most popular destination in the region. It also ranks number 35 in Switzerland. Basel has the most train connections in the region. There are 88 train schedules arriving in Basel each day.

What is the population of Basel?

The population of Basel is 164488. Basel ranks number 1 in terms of population in Canton of Basel-City and number 9 in all of Switzerland.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Basel?

The closest train station to the city center of Basel is Basel SBB, located just 0.9 miles away. Select Basel SBB as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Basel. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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