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Vienna to Basel by train
Fastest journey8hr 50m
Trains per day12
Avg. journey time10hr 26m
Travelling from Vienna to Basel by train
Fast trains from Vienna to Basel take around 8 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 657 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Basel.
1. Are there direct trains from Vienna to Basel?
Journeys between Vienna and Basel usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Vienna to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Vienna to Basel?
The Vienna to Basel train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Vienna to Basel train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:25. This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Vienna to Basel train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Vienna to Basel are $67.46.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $93 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $112. 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 Vienna 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 Vienna to Basel by train.
Which train companies operate between Vienna and Basel?
More than one train company operates on the route from Vienna to Basel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro Night
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City
- Inter City Express
- Inter Regio
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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