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

On average, a train ticket from Zurich to Basel will cost you $ 25.13. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $ 3.25. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Zurich to Basel by train

Best price $ 11.06
Journey duration 1 h 5 min
Connections per day 95
First departure 00:08
Last departure 23:36
Distance 47.2 mi

Ticket price Zurich - Basel every day

 
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$ 18.66
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Tomorrow
$ 20.83
$ 9.37
In 2 days
$ 14.97
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In 3 days
$ 18.66
$ 5.86
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In 5 days
$ 11.28
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In 6 days
$ 18.66
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Route Summary by Train

Connections
93
Carriers
3
Minimum price
$ 3.25
Maximum price
$ 55.32

Zurich - Basel

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$ 18.66

Date
Saturday, December. 11th 2021
SBB-logo
Zürich HB - Basel SBB
7:59pm - 8:53pm
SBB
54min
CO2: 2.75kg
Cheapest
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SBB
direct
Duration: 1 h 5 min
Zürich HB - Basel SBB
00:08 - 01:13
$ 22.35
SBB-logo
SBB
direct
Duration: 1 h 5 min
Zürich HB - Basel SBB
05:08 - 06:13
$ 22.35
SBB-logo
SBB
1 change
Duration: 1 h 26 min
Zürich HB - Basel SBB
05:19 - 06:45
$ 22.35
SBB-logo
SBB
direct
Duration: 1 h 15 min
Zürich HB - Basel SBB
05:35 - 06:50
$ 22.35
SBB-logo
SBB
direct
Duration: 54 min
Zürich HB - Basel SBB
05:59 - 06:53
$ 22.35
SBB-logo
SBB
direct
Duration: 1 h 22 min
Zürich HB - Basel SBB
06:10 - 07:32
$ 22.35
SBB-logo
SBB
direct
Duration: 54 min
Zürich HB - Basel SBB
06:34 - 07:28
$ 22.35

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

The journey between Zurich and Basel runs for about 47.8 mi and usually takes approximately 1 h 6 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 53 min. If you are trying to get from Zurich to Basel as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

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

The first journey of the night departs from Zurich at 00:08. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 23:36. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Zurich 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.

What are the stations on the Zurich to Basel route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Zurich from the following stations: ZURICH, Zuerich Hb, Zürich HB, Zürich Oerlikon, Zürich Altstetten and Zürich Flughafen. Arriving at Basel, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Bâle, Basel Sbb and Basel Bad Bf. 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 Zurich to Basel are there every day?

On average, there are 94 daily departures from Zurich 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 96 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include SBB, Trenitalia and OUI.sncf, 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 86 departures from Zurich which travel directly to Basel. There are 8 journeys with one change or more.

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