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Montreux to Basel by train

The journey from Montreux to Basel by train is 83.87 mi and takes 9 hr 14 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:11 AM and the last at 5:48 PM. It is possible to travel from Montreux to Basel by train for as little as $26.75 or as much as $85.58. The best price for this journey is $26.75.

Lowest Price$26.75
Journey Duration9 hr 14 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$26.75
Highest Price$85.58
First Departure12:11 AM
Last Departure5:48 PM
Distance83.87 mi
DepartureMontreux
ArrivalBasel
CarriersSBB, TER

Montreux to Basel Train Times

Departure date
Monday, May 20, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Montreux to Basel?

The prices for train tickets from Montreux 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 Montreux to Basel will cost $26.75. The average train ticket price is approximately $55.78. 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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The prices for train tickets from Montreux 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. The average train ticket price is approximately $55.78. 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.

How long does the journey from Montreux to Basel take by train?

The average journey time is 9 hr 14 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 83.87 mi from Montreux to Basel. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Montreux to Basel to take longer than 9 hr 14 min. The journey between Montreux and Basel by train usually takes 9 hr 14 min to cover a distance of 83.87 mi. The shortest journey from Montreux to Basel will take you 7 hr 21 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.

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

You can depart from Montreux at stations such as CLARENS Suiza,Montreux, Rue Industrielle,Montreux, gare,Montreux, Gare,Montreux, Chailly P+R,Montreux, Vuarennes,Fontanivent, gare,Territet, Gare. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Basel at the following stations: Basel Bad Bhf,Basel St. Johann,Basel Euroairport FR,Basel Sbb. 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 Montreux and Basel. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Montreux leave for Basel?

On average, there are 2 daily departures from Montreux 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 Montreux which travel directly to Basel. There are 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Montreux 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 Montreux to Basel
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Montreux to Basel.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Montreux 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 Montreux 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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The cheapest Montreux - Basel train tickets can be found for as low as $23.08 if you’re lucky, or $43.15 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $84.07.

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.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Montreux to Basel

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by TER when traveling from Montreux to Basel.

Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board SBB, TER and FlixBus from Montreux to Basel
Compare services on board when travelling from Montreux to Basel by train.
Facilities SBB TER FlixBus
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power_sockets Power sockets check check check
luggage Luggage check check check
accessibility Accessibility check cross cross
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air_con Air conditioning check cross check
bicycle Bicycle check cross cross
sleeper_couchette Sleeper check cross cross

Montreux to Basel CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
9.45kg
Bus
10.12kg
Flight
27kg
Car
21.6kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Montreux to Basel by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Montreux and Basel are 9.45kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Montreux and Basel? By taking the train between Montreux and Basel you will save 17.55kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.67kg compared to a bus and 12.15kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Montreux to Basel?
A train ticket from Montreux to Basel is $55.78. 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 $26.75.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Montreux to Basel?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Montreux to Basel is $26.75. 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 Montreux and Basel by train?
Montreux to Basel is 83.87 mi.
How long does the train between Montreux and Basel take?
Montreux to Basel is on average 9 hr 14 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 21 min.
Which companies operate from Montreux to Basel?
The train journey from Montreux to Basel is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: SBB, TER and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Montreux to Basel?
Montreux to Basel has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Montreux to Basel leave?
The earliest train from Montreux to Basel departs at 12:11 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 Montreux to Basel depart?
The latest train from Montreux to Basel departs at 5:48 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 Montreux 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 $26.75 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 Montreux to Basel by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Montreux and Basel is 7 hr 21 min.
Is there a direct train from Montreux to Basel?
Yes, there is a direct train between Montreux and Basel.
What are the CO2 emissions for Montreux to Basel by train?
The train journey from Montreux to Basel creates 9.45kg of CO2 emissions.

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