Genève-Aéroport to Basel by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 47m
  • Distance
    185 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Genève-Aéroport to Basel by train

Fast trains from Genève-Aéroport to Basel take around 2 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 185 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Genève-Aéroport and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Genève-Aéroport to Basel?

Journeys between Genève-Aéroport and Basel usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Genève-Aéroport to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 37 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Genève-Aéroport to Basel?

The Genève-Aéroport to Basel train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Genève-Aéroport to Basel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Genève-Aéroport around 05:20 and the last train is around 00:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Genève-Aéroport around 05:20, and the last at 23:32.

When to book Genève-Aéroport to Basel train tickets?

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Which train companies operate between Genève-Aéroport and Basel?

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

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

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.