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Frankfurt to Basel train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$45.54
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day141
train carriers4
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How to book cheap Frankfurt to Basel train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Frankfurt to Basel is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Frankfurt to Basel were $74.34. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Frankfurt to Basel?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Frankfurt to Basel by train is at 5:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 11:00 PM on Tuesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt to Basel has the most daily schedules

On average there are 141 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Frankfurt to Basel, with an average of 74 trips per day and 74 monthly trips. 4 train carriers currently travel from Frankfurt to Basel. Of the 141 trips there are 33 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Frankfurt to Basel starts at $44.40.

4 carriers offer Frankfurt to Basel train trips

Deutsche Bahn

Book Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt to Basel from $45.54. There are 74 Deutsche Bahn schedules from Frankfurt to Basel and you can expect on average to pay $73.27 for a Deutsche Bahn ticket to Basel. In Frankfurt, Deutsche Bahn departs to Basel from Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache and 4 other stations. In Basel, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Basel SBB and no other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt to Basel takes 3 hours and 22 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Basel in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
3h 22m
Avg. Price
$73.27

DB Intercity

Book DB Intercity from Frankfurt to Basel from $45.54. There are 3 DB Intercity schedules from Frankfurt to Basel and you can expect on average to pay $45.54 for a DB Intercity ticket to Basel. In Frankfurt, DB Intercity departs to Basel from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and 1 other station. In Basel, DB Intercity arrives at Basel SBB and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Frankfurt to Basel takes 3 hours and 47 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Basel in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
3h 47m
Avg. Price
$45.54

DB Intercity-Express

Book DB Intercity-Express from Frankfurt to Basel from $51.25. There are 62 DB Intercity-Express schedules from Frankfurt to Basel and you can expect on average to pay $76.24 for a DB Intercity-Express ticket to Basel. In Frankfurt, DB Intercity-Express departs to Basel from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and 1 other station. In Basel, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Basel SBB and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Frankfurt to Basel takes 2 hours and 57 minutes,

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Avg. Time
2h 57m
Avg. Price
$76.24

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Book Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Frankfurt to Basel from $62.67. There are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules from Frankfurt to Basel and you can expect on average to pay $62.67 for a Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company ticket to Basel. In Frankfurt, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company departs to Basel from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and no other station. In Basel, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company arrives at Basel SBB and no other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Frankfurt to Basel takes 3 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Basel in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
3h 29m
Avg. Price
$62.67

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 6 stations that have train departures from Frankfurt. Most train trips to Basel will depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(M)Taunusanlage, Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache, Central Train Station, Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf.
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  • Frankfurt(M)Taunusanlage
  • Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
Train trips arrive in Basel at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Basel SBB are the main train stations in Basel for trips arriving from Frankfurt.
  • Basel SBB