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Basel to Pontresina by train

  • First train
    04:37
  • Last train
    00:19
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 22m
  • Distance
    211 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 21m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basel to Pontresina by train

Fast trains from Basel to Pontresina take around 4 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 211 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Pontresina.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Pontresina?

Journeys between Basel and Pontresina usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Basel to Pontresina 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 7 departures.

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

The Basel to Pontresina train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Pontresina is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 04:37 and the last train is around 00:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:33, and the last at 22:07.

When to book Basel to Pontresina 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 Pontresina by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Pontresina?

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

  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional Express
  • Regional train
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalzug

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

Pontresina 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.