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Basel to Salzburg by train
Fastest journey6hr 30m
Trains per day23
Avg. journey time9hr 40m
Travelling from Basel to Salzburg by train
Fast trains from Basel to Salzburg take around 6 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 410 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Salzburg.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Salzburg?
Journeys between Basel and Salzburg usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Basel to Salzburg 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 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Salzburg?
The Basel to Salzburg train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Salzburg train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:33 and the last train is around 00:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:33, and the last at 23:13.
What's the Basel to Salzburg train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Salzburg are $36.96.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $51 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $66. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Basel to Salzburg train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months 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 Salzburg by train.
Which train companies operate between Basel and Salzburg?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Salzburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City
- Inter City Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
- Regional Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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