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Duration 5h 14m
Distance 537.1 km
Average price SFr 139
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aachen and Basel takes 5h 14m and the fastest train takes 4h 56m. 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

  1. Aachen Hbf
  2. Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Mannheim Hbf
  4. Basel
4h 51m
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SFr 90 - SFr 200

Aachen to Basel train times

Trains run every four hours between Aachen and Basel. The earliest departure is at 09:39 in the morning, and the last departure from Aachen is at 19:39 which arrives into Basel at 00:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Aachen to Basel? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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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 Bad Bf via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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It is 374 km from Aachen to Basel. It is approximately 537.1 km to drive.

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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 Bad Bf 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 4h 51m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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