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Basel to Geneva by train
Fastest journey2hr 41m
Trains per day47
Avg. journey time4hr 18m
Travelling from Basel to Geneva by train
Fast trains from Basel to Geneva take around 2 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 185 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Geneva.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Geneva?
Journeys between Basel and Geneva usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Basel to Geneva 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 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Geneva?
The Basel to Geneva train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Geneva train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Geneva is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 04:57 and the last train is around 00:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:24, and the last at 00:42.
What's the Basel to Geneva train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Geneva are $71.94.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $74, 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 Geneva train tickets?
Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 2 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 Geneva by train.
Which train companies operate between Basel and Geneva?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Geneva, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- S Bahn
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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