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Duration 1h 28m
Distance 88.4 km
Average price SFr 65
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The train between Basel and Zurich Airport (ZRH) takes 1h 28m. There is a train service every few hours from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH). 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. Zurich Airport (ZRH)
1h 27m
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SFr 35 - SFr 65

Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train times

Trains run hourly between Basel and Zurich Airport (ZRH). The earliest departure is at 04:36 in the morning, and the last departure from Basel is at 19:36 which arrives into Zurich Airport (ZRH) at 21:04. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 1h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH)? 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 Zürich Flughafen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Basel and Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 75 km. The road distance is 88.4 km.

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Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich Flughafen station.

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What companies run services between Basel and Zurich Airport (ZRH)?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel SBB to Zürich Flughafen hourly. Tickets cost SFr 35 - SFr 65 and the journey takes 1h 27m.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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