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Basel to Aarau by train

  • First train
    05:47
  • Last train
    22:47
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    32m
  • Distance
    39 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Aarau by train

Fast trains from Basel to Aarau take around 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 39 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Aarau.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Aarau?

Direct trains from Basel to Aarau have been found.

We usually find around 18 direct trains on the route from Basel to Aarau every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Aarau?

The Basel to Aarau train travel time is normally about 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basel to Aarau train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Aarau is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:47 and the last train is around 22:47. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Basel to Aarau train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Aarau by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Aarau?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Aarau, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Aarau to Basel by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.