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Duration 1h 19m
Distance 89.5 km
Average price SFr 50
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Basel, Marktplatz takes 1h 19m and the fastest train takes 1h 8m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel, Marktplatz. 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 via Zuerich Hb

  1. Zuerich Hb
  2. Basel, Marktplatz
1h 29m
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SFr 29 - SFr 59

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel, Marktplatz train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Basel, Marktplatz. The earliest departure is at 00:42 in the morning, and the last departure from Zurich Airport (ZRH) is at 22:45 which arrives into Basel, Marktplatz at 23:53. All services require a transfer at Zürich HB and take an average of 1h 19m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel, Marktplatz? 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 Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel, Marktplatz. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Basel Sbb via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 29m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Basel, Marktplatz is 74 km. The road distance is 89.5 km.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel, Marktplatz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Basel, Marktplatz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Basel Sbb station.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Basel, Marktplatz. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb every 4 hours. Tickets cost SFr 26 - SFr 40 and the journey takes 54 min. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
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 Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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