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Winterthur to Basel by train

  • First train
    04:42
  • Last train
    00:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 24m
  • Distance
    85 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 17m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Winterthur to Basel by train

Fast trains from Winterthur to Basel take around 1 hour and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 85 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Winterthur and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Winterthur to Basel?

Journeys between Winterthur and Basel usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Winterthur 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 27 departures.

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

The Winterthur to Basel train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Winterthur around 04:42 and the last train is around 00:35. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Winterthur to Basel train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days 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 Winterthur to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Winterthur and Basel?

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

  • Eurocity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • S Bahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Suburban train
  • TGV

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Basel to Winterthur by train

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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.