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Cardiff to Basel by train
Fastest journey9hr 45m
Trains per day20
Avg. journey time16hr
Travelling from Cardiff to Basel by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Basel take around 9 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 890 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Basel.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Basel?
Journeys between Cardiff and Basel usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Cardiff 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 16 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Basel?
The Cardiff to Basel train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Basel train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:07 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 05:56, and the last at 23:07.
When to book Cardiff to Basel train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Cardiff to Basel by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Basel?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Basel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- London Underground
- Train Express Regional
- Transport for Wales
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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