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Duration 2h 50m
Distance 326.8 km
Average price SFr 75
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Frankfurt am Main and Messeplatz takes 2h 50m and the fastest train takes 2h 41m. The train service runs several times per day from Frankfurt am Main to Messeplatz. 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. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Messeplatz
2h 54m
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SFr 35 - SFr 110

Frankfurt am Main to Messeplatz train times

Trains run every two hours between Frankfurt am Main and Messeplatz. The earliest departure is at 18:50 in the evening, and the last departure from Frankfurt am Main is at 20:50 which arrives into Messeplatz at 23:46. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 2h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Basel Bad Bf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 46m.

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It is 295 km from Frankfurt am Main to Messeplatz. It is approximately 326.8 km to drive.

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Frankfurt am Main to Messeplatz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Messeplatz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Basel Bad Bf station.

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There are 367+ hotels available in Messeplatz. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main and Messeplatz?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf hourly. Tickets cost SFr 65 - SFr 95 and the journey takes 2h 46m. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50

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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 180

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 Frankfurt to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 110

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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