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How to get to Basel by train

Routes159
Trips per day1,601
train lines5
Stations2
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What train companies travel to Basel, Switzerland?

Located in Switzerland, Basel is accessible by train from 159 other cities. You can choose from 1601 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Basel on Wanderu. Deutsche Bahn usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Basel are also available.

Train companies serving Basel

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1525h 13m$76.54
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company896h 24m$89.35
DB Intercity-Express414h 40m$77.41
DB Intercity85h 10m$55.34
DB Eurocity13h 5m$52.73

Frequently Asked Questions

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

$7.62 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 Grenzach-Wyhlen to Basel had the lowest average price at $8.27.

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. From downtown Basel Basel SBB is located 0.9 miles away. However, a popular alternative is EuroAirport (Ausgang Schweiz).

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 36 in Switzerland. Basel has the most train connections in the region. There are 87 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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