Herzogenrath to Basel by train

  • First train
    06:14
  • Last train
    00:52
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 18m
  • Distance
    385 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 39m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Herzogenrath to Basel by train

Fast trains from Herzogenrath to Basel take around 5 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 385 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Herzogenrath and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Herzogenrath to Basel?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Herzogenrath 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 15 departures.

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

The Herzogenrath to Basel train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Herzogenrath around 06:14 and the last train is around 00:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Herzogenrath around 06:19, and the last at 00:52.

When to book Herzogenrath 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 Herzogenrath to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Herzogenrath and Basel?

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

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

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.