Bayreuth to Basel by train

  • First train
    05:00
  • Last train
    22:27
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 5m
  • Distance
    396 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bayreuth to Basel by train

Fast trains from Bayreuth to Basel take around 6 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 396 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bayreuth and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Bayreuth to Basel?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Bayreuth to Basel 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 13 departures.

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

The Bayreuth to Basel train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Bayreuth around 05:00 and the last train is around 22:27. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Bayreuth to Basel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 2 and a half 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 Bayreuth to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bayreuth and Basel?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • 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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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.