Basel to Schaffhausen by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    80 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Schaffhausen by train

Fast trains from Basel to Schaffhausen take around 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 80 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Schaffhausen.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Schaffhausen?

Direct trains from Basel to Schaffhausen have been found.

We usually find around 19 direct trains on the route from Basel to Schaffhausen every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

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

The Basel to Schaffhausen train travel time is normally about 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Schaffhausen is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:04 and the last train is around 21:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:17, and the last at 21:47.

When to book Basel to Schaffhausen 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 Schaffhausen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Schaffhausen?

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

  • Interregio Express
  • Interregio-Express
  • Regionalbahn

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

Schaffhausen 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.