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Fribourg to Basel by train

The journey from Fribourg to Basel by train is 55.93 mi and takes 3 hr 19 min. There are 12 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:20 AM and the last at 9:35 PM. It is possible to travel from Fribourg to Basel by train for as little as $38.33 or as much as $65.55. The best price for this journey is $38.33.

Lowest Price$38.33
Journey Duration3 hr 19 min
Connection per Day12
Lowest Price$38.33
Highest Price$65.55
First Departure8:20 AM
Last Departure9:35 PM
Distance55.93 mi
DepartureFribourg
ArrivalBasel
CarriersSBB, FlixBus

Fribourg to Basel Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Fribourg to Basel?

When you're traveling from Fribourg to Basel, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $52.91. You might be able to find prices as low as $38.33, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $52.91 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Fribourg to Basel.

How long is the journey from Fribourg to Basel by train?

The distance between Fribourg and Basel is approximately 55.93 mi. In general, it will take you about 3 hr 19 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Fribourg and Basel by train usually takes 3 hr 19 min to cover a distance of 55.93 mi. The shortest journey from Fribourg to Basel will take you 2 hr 48 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Basel quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Fribourg to Basel?

The first journey of the day departs from Fribourg at 8:20 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 9:35 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Fribourg and Basel. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Fribourg to Basel leaving at 8:20 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 9:35 PM.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.

Which stations can I use on the Fribourg to Basel route?

In Fribourg, departure stations include Fribourg - Poya,Fribourg, Beaumont-Est,Fribourg, Gare. When you arrive in Basel, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Basel St. Johann,Basel Bad Bhf,Basel Euroairport FR,Basel Sbb. 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 times a day do journeys run from Fribourg to Basel?

On average, there are 12 daily departures from Fribourg to Basel. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Fribourg which travel directly to Basel. There are 12 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Fribourg to Basel. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Fribourg to Basel, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Fribourg to Basel.

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Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Basel by train

When travelling to Basel by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Swiss Federal Railways, or SBB, is the country's railroad organization. All around Switzerland, SBB offers passenger rail services with connections to nations including Germany, Austria, Italy, and France. SBB provides a range of train services, including high-speed trains, regional trains, and international trains, and offers different classes of service, from standard seating to luxurious sleeper cabins.

Services on board SBB and FlixBus from Fribourg to Basel
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Fribourg to Basel CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
6.3kg
Bus
6.75kg
Flight
18kg
Car
14.4kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Fribourg to Basel by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Fribourg and Basel are 6.3kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Fribourg and Basel? By taking the train between Fribourg and Basel you will save 11.7kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.45kg compared to a bus and 8.1kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Fribourg to Basel?
A train ticket from Fribourg to Basel is $52.91. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $38.33.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Fribourg to Basel?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Fribourg to Basel is $38.33. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Fribourg and Basel by train?
Fribourg to Basel is 55.93 mi.
How long does the train between Fribourg and Basel take?
Fribourg to Basel is on average 3 hr 19 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 48 min.
Which companies operate from Fribourg to Basel?
The train journey from Fribourg to Basel is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: SBB and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Fribourg to Basel?
Fribourg to Basel has 12 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Fribourg to Basel leave?
The earliest train from Fribourg to Basel departs at 8:20 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Fribourg to Basel depart?
The latest train from Fribourg to Basel departs at 9:35 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Fribourg to Basel in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $38.33 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Fribourg to Basel by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Fribourg and Basel is 2 hr 48 min.
Is there a direct train from Fribourg to Basel?
Yes, there is a direct train between Fribourg and Basel.
What are the CO2 emissions for Fribourg to Basel by train?
The train journey from Fribourg to Basel creates 6.3kg of CO2 emissions.

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