Basel to Thun by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 21m
  • Distance
    88 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 24m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Thun by train

Fast trains from Basel to Thun take around 1 hour and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 88 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Thun.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Thun?

Direct trains from Basel to Thun have been found.

We usually find around 39 direct trains on the route from Basel to Thun every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 42 departures.

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

The Basel to Thun train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Thun is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:24 and the last train is around 22:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:22, and the last at 22:31.

When to book Basel to Thun 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 Thun by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Thun?

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

  • Eurocity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercity-Express
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités

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.