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Lausanne to Basel by train

The journey from Lausanne to Basel by train is 84.64 mi and takes 2 hr 26 min. There are 29 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:14 AM and the last at 11:44 PM. It is possible to travel from Lausanne to Basel by train for as little as $6.71 or as much as $73.18. The best price for this journey is $6.71.

Lowest Price$6.71
Journey Duration2 hr 26 min
Connection per Day29
Lowest Price$6.71
Highest Price$73.18
First Departure12:14 AM
Last Departure11:44 PM
Distance84.64 mi
DepartureLausanne
ArrivalBasel
CarriersSBB, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen

Lausanne to Basel Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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

The prices for train tickets from Lausanne to Basel 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 Lausanne to Basel will cost $6.71. The average train ticket price is approximately $33.53. 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $33.53 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 Lausanne to Basel.

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

The journey between Lausanne and Basel by train is approximately 84.64 mi. It will take you more or less 2 hr 26 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from Lausanne to Basel faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Lausanne and Basel will complete the journey in 2 hr 13 min. On average, it will take you about 2 hr 26 min to travel the 84.64 mi between Lausanne and Basel.

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

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Lausanne from the following stations: Lausanne, Airport,Lausanne-Chauderon,LAUSANNE. Arriving at Basel, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Basel St. Johann,Basel Sbb,Basel Bad Bhf,Basel Euroairport FR. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Basel.

How many journeys from Lausanne to Basel are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Lausanne to Basel using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 29 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 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Lausanne to Basel 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, 0 direct connections from Lausanne to Basel each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 29 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lausanne to Basel. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Lausanne to Basel
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lausanne to Basel.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lausanne 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 Lausanne to Basel.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $19.68 to $45.21 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 56% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lausanne to Basel

The cheapest Lausanne - Basel train tickets can be found for as low as $30.16 if you’re lucky, or $38.97 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $79.09.

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 from Lausanne to Basel
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Lausanne to Basel CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
9.54kg
Bus
10.22kg
Flight
27.24kg
Car
21.79kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lausanne to Basel by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lausanne and Basel are 9.54kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lausanne and Basel? By taking the train between Lausanne and Basel you will save 17.7kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.68kg compared to a bus and 12.25kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lausanne to Basel?
A train ticket from Lausanne to Basel is $33.53. 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 $6.71.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lausanne to Basel?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lausanne to Basel is $6.71. 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 Lausanne and Basel by train?
Lausanne to Basel is 84.64 mi.
How long does the train between Lausanne and Basel take?
Lausanne to Basel is on average 2 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 13 min.
Which companies operate from Lausanne to Basel?
The train journey from Lausanne to Basel is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: SBB and Schweizerische Bundesbahnen.
How many train connections per day go from Lausanne to Basel?
Lausanne to Basel has 29 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lausanne to Basel leave?
The earliest train from Lausanne to Basel departs at 12:14 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 Lausanne to Basel depart?
The latest train from Lausanne to Basel departs at 11:44 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 Lausanne 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 $6.71 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 Lausanne to Basel by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lausanne and Basel is 2 hr 13 min.
Is there a direct train from Lausanne to Basel?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lausanne and Basel.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lausanne to Basel by train?
The train journey from Lausanne to Basel creates 9.54kg of CO2 emissions.

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