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Trains Basel to Chiasso: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much does it cost to get from Basel to Chiasso by train?

The prices for train tickets from Basel to Chiasso vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Basel to Chiasso will cost $ 29.94. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 81.65. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Basel to Chiasso by train

Journey duration 3 h 29 min
Connections per day 22
First departure 05:03
Last departure 21:03
Distance 137.9 mi
Departure Basel
Arrival Chiasso
Carriers SBB, Trenitalia,

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$ 61.61

Wednesday, July 27th 2022
Basel SBB - Chiasso
6:56pm - 10:30pm
3h 34min
1 changes
CO2: 0.64kg

How long does it take to get from Basel to Chiasso by train?

The journey from Basel to Chiasso covers a distance of 137.9 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 h 30 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 h 22 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Basel to Chiasso faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Basel to Chiasso leave?

The first daily departure from Basel to Chiasso leaves at 05:03, while the last journey of the day sets out at 21:03. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Basel and Chiasso. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from Basel to Chiasso?

In Basel, departure stations include Basel SBB, Bâle and Basel Bad Bf. When you arrive in Chiasso, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Chiasso. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Basel to Chiasso take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Basel to Chiasso can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 20 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including SBB, Trenitalia and On particularly busy days, there can be up to 24 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Basel to Chiasso. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Basel to Chiasso varies, but in general, you can expect to find 3 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 17 journeys with one change or more.


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