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Trains Basel to Frankfurt: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Planning to travel from Basel to Frankfurt? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Basel to Frankfurt?

Prices will vary when you travel from Basel to Frankfurt. On average, though, you'll pay about $ 61.26 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $ 11.71, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Basel to Frankfurt by train

Best price $ 11.71
Journey duration 3 h 13 min
Connections per day 162
First departure 04:56
Last departure 01:13
Distance 183.9 mi
Departure Basel
Arrival Frankfurt
Carriers SNCF, Trenitalia, OUI.sncf, Deutsche Bahn, SBB, Bahn, FlixTrain

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Route Summary by Train

Connections
140
Carriers
4
Minimum price
$ 11.71
Maximum price
$ 167.32

Basel - Frankfurt

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$ 30.35

Date
Wednesday, June 29th 2022
Deutsche Bahn-logo
Basel SBB - Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache
9:13pm - 12:40am
Deutsche Bahn
3h 27min
1 changes
CO2: 0.85kg
By Bus

$ 25.77

Date
Wednesday, June 29th 2022
FlixBus-logo
Basel SBB - Frankfurt Hbf
5:30pm - 10:35pm
FlixBus
5h 5min
CO2: 10.41kg
Cheapest

How long will it take me to travel from Basel to Frankfurt by train?

The distance between Basel and Frankfurt is around 183.9 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 h 12 min. However, the fastest routes between Basel and Frankfurt take 2 h 1 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Basel to Frankfurt?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Basel to Frankfurt leaving at 04:03. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 01:13.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

When traveling from Basel to Frankfurt by train, which stations can I use?

International travel from Switzerland to Germany is easy to organize when you search with Virail. When departing from Switzerland, you will be able to use stations such as Wien Hbf, Basel SBB and Basel Bad station (FlixTrain). Arriving in Germany, your options include Frankfurt (Main) Hbf, Leipzig Hbf, Francfort (Frankfurt), FRANKFURT FLU FERNBAHNHOF, Frankfurt(main)hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Süd, Frankfurt Süd station (FlixTrain), Frankfurt(M)Ostendstraße, Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache and Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache. Not every station in Switzerland has a direct connecting route to every station in Germany. Because of this, you may need to book an indirect route that will connect through another city, or even make multiple connections. In some cases, a connecting route could even be faster than traveling directly.Either way, Virail is able to guide you through the routes available to make sure you get to where you want to go.

You can depart from Basel at stations such as Wien Hbf, Basel SBB and Basel Bad station (FlixTrain). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Frankfurt at the following stations: Frankfurt (Main) Hbf, Leipzig Hbf, Francfort (Frankfurt), FRANKFURT FLU FERNBAHNHOF, Frankfurt(main)hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Süd, Frankfurt Süd station (FlixTrain), Frankfurt(M)Ostendstraße, Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache and Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Basel and Frankfurt. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

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

You will be able to travel from Basel to Frankfurt using companies such as Deutsche Bahn, SBB, Bahn and FlixTrain. Combined, these providers offer an average of 151 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 164 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Basel to Frankfurt using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 36 direct connections from Basel to Frankfurt each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 115 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.

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