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Birmingham to Basel by train
Fastest journey8hr 39m
Trains per day24
Avg. journey time15hr 4m
Travelling from Birmingham to Basel by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Basel take around 8 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 871 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Basel.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Basel?
Journeys between Birmingham and Basel usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Birmingham to Basel 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 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Basel?
The Birmingham to Basel train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Basel train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:29 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 06:10, and the last at 23:00.
When to book Birmingham to Basel train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half 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 Birmingham to Basel by train.
Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Basel?
More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Basel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- London Midland
- London Underground
- Train Express Regional
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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