There are 4 ways to get from Appenzell to Basel by train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 23 train, train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 23 train from Appenzell to Gossau SG 23
  2. Take the train from Gossau SG to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...

$60 - $111

Cheapest option

Train via Schaffhausen  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Schaffhausen 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Basel Bad Bf Ire

$59 - $147

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Gossau SG to Basel SBB 37 / ...

$60 - $111

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Appenzell to Basel 109.1 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Appenzell to Basel is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Appenzell to Basel is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Appenzell and Basel is 140 km. The road distance is 174.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Appenzell to Basel, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Appenzell to Basel. However, there are services departing from Appenzell and arriving at Basel SBB via Gossau SG and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Appenzell, Switzerland and Basel, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Appenzell to Basel via Gossau SG and Zürich HB in around 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Appenzell to Gossau SG
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Gossau SG to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Gossau SG to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen(CH) to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thurbo.ch

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