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Basel to Vienna by train
Fastest journey8hr 57m
Trains per day9
Avg. journey time13hr 25m
Travelling from Basel to Vienna by train
Fast trains from Basel to Vienna take around 8 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 657 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Vienna.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Vienna?
Journeys between Basel and Vienna usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Basel to Vienna every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Vienna?
The Basel to Vienna train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Vienna train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Vienna is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 00:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:24, and the last at 23:13.
What's the Basel to Vienna train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Vienna are $68.63.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $56, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Basel to Vienna 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 Vienna by train.
Which train companies operate between Basel and Vienna?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Vienna, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Euro Night
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City
- Inter City Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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