Duration 20h 56m
Distance 1296 km
Average price SFr 804
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Scotland and Basel takes 20h 56m and the fastest train takes 19h 58m. The train service runs several times per day from Scotland 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.


  1. Glasgow Central
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Lille Europe
  4. Strasbourg
  5. Basel
13h 1m
SFr 411 - SFr 1190

Scotland to Basel train times

Trains run three times a day between Glasgow and Basel. The earliest departure is at 09:40 in the morning, and the last departure from Glasgow is at 18:40 which arrives into Basel at 16:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 20h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Scotland 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.

No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Basel. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Basel Sbb via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 1m.

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The distance between Scotland and Basel is 1296 km.

Scotland to Basel train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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Scotland to Basel train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Basel Sbb station.

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Basel is 1h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 9:01 AM in Scotland and 10:01 AM in Basel.

There are 647+ hotels available in Basel. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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