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Duration 58 min
Distance 96.2 km
Average price SFr 28
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The train between Basel and Bern takes 58 min. There is an hourly train service from Basel to Bern. 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. Basel Sbb
  2. Bern
58 min
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SFr 17 - SFr 40

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Want to know about travelling from Basel to Bern? 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel Sbb and arriving at Bern. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Basel and Bern is 69 km. The road distance is 96.2 km.

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Basel to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel Sbb station.

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Basel to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.

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What companies run services between Basel and Bern?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel Sbb to Bern every 30 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 35 - SFr 65 and the journey takes 58 min. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40

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 Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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