Sheffield to Basel by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    23:38
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 26m
  • Distance
    911 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    13hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Basel by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Basel take around 9 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 911 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Basel?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Basel?

The Sheffield to Basel train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:29, and the last at 23:38.

When to book Sheffield to Basel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Sheffield to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Basel?

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

  • Alleo
  • Autocar
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurostar
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Lyria
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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.