Dresden to Basel by train

  • First train
    04:14
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 26m
  • Distance
    591 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    45
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Dresden to Basel by train

Fast trains from Dresden to Basel take around 7 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 591 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dresden and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Dresden to Basel?

Journeys between Dresden and Basel usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Dresden 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 43 departures.

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

The Dresden to Basel train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Dresden around 04:15 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dresden around 04:14, and the last at 23:17.

When to book Dresden to Basel 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 Dresden to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dresden and Basel?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn
  • SBB

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

Basel to Dresden 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.