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Salzburg to Basel by train
Fastest journey6hr 31m
Trains per day30
Avg. journey time9hr 40m
Travelling from Salzburg to Basel by train
Fast trains from Salzburg to Basel take around 6 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 410 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Basel.
1. Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Basel?
Journeys between Salzburg and Basel usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Salzburg 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 34 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Salzburg to Basel?
The Salzburg to Basel train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Salzburg to Basel train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salzburg around 05:13, and the last at 23:08.
What's the Salzburg to Basel train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Salzburg to Basel are $26.64.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $26 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $66. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Salzburg 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 Salzburg to Basel by train.
Which train companies operate between Salzburg and Basel?
More than one train company operates on the route from Salzburg to Basel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Euro Night
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City
- Inter City Express
- Inter Regio
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Interregio Express
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
- Train Express Regional
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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