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Basel to Oberhausen by train

  • First train
    05:01
  • Last train
    23:23
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 35m
  • Distance
    440 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Oberhausen by train

Fast trains from Basel to Oberhausen take around 4 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 440 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Oberhausen.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Oberhausen?

Journeys between Basel and Oberhausen usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Basel to Oberhausen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 9 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Oberhausen?

The Basel to Oberhausen train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basel to Oberhausen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Oberhausen is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 04:12 and the last train is around 23:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:08, and the last at 23:13.

When to book Basel to Oberhausen train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Oberhausen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Oberhausen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Oberhausen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Oberhausen to Basel by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.