Duration 6h 34m
Distance 540 km
Average price SFr 130
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aachen and Basel takes 6h 34m and the fastest train takes 5h 8m. The train service runs several times per day from Aachen to Basel. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Mannheim

  1. Aachen Hbf
  2. Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Mannheim Hbf
  4. Basel
5h 6m
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SFr 90 - SFr 225

Aachen to Basel train times

Trains run every four hours between Aachen and Basel. The service departs Aachen at 19:48 in the evening, which arrives into Basel at 06:22. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Basel. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Basel Sbb via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Aachen and Basel is 374 km. The road distance is 540 km.

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Aachen to Basel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Aachen Hbf station.

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Aachen to Basel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Basel Sbb station.

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What companies run services between Aachen and Basel?

You can take a train from Aachen to Basel via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Mannheim Hbf in around 5h 6m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 70
Ave. Duration
58 min
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60

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