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Basel to Fribourg by train

  • First train
    05:04
  • Last train
    00:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 24m
  • Distance
    89 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    47
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Fribourg by train

Fast trains from Basel to Fribourg take around 1 hour and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 89 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Fribourg.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Fribourg?

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

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Basel to Fribourg 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 45 departures.

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

The Basel to Fribourg train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Fribourg is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:22 and the last train is around 00:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:04, and the last at 00:02.

When to book Basel to Fribourg 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 Fribourg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Fribourg?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Fribourg, 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
  • Regional Train
  • 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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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.