Basel to Kandersteg by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 9m
  • Distance
    117 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Kandersteg by train

Fast trains from Basel to Kandersteg take around 2 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 117 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Kandersteg.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Kandersteg?

Journeys between Basel and Kandersteg usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Basel to Kandersteg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

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

The Basel to Kandersteg train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Kandersteg is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:22 and the last train is around 22:31. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Basel to Kandersteg 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 Kandersteg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Kandersteg?

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

  • Eurocity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • TGV

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.