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Basel to Zug by train

  • First train
    04:37
  • Last train
    00:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 23m
  • Distance
    82 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 25m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Zug by train

Fast trains from Basel to Zug take around 1 hour and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 82 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Zug.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Zug?

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

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Basel to Zug 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 22 departures.

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

The Basel to Zug train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Zug is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:33 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 04:37, and the last at 23:13.

When to book Basel to Zug 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 Zug by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Zug?

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

  • Eurocity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercity-Express
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn
  • TGV

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

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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.