Basel to Genève-Aéroport by train

  • First train
    04:57
  • Last train
    00:42
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 50m
  • Distance
    185 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Genève-Aéroport by train

Fast trains from Basel to Genève-Aéroport take around 2 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 185 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Genève-Aéroport.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Genève-Aéroport?

Journeys between Basel and Genève-Aéroport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Basel to Genève-Aéroport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 47 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Genève-Aéroport?

The Basel to Genève-Aéroport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basel to Genève-Aéroport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Genève-Aéroport is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 04:57 and the last train is around 00:42. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Basel to Genève-Aéroport train tickets?

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Genève-Aéroport?

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

  • Eurocity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • S-Bahn
  • Schnellzug

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

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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.