There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Aarau by train, bus, taxi or car
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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Aarau, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Aarau hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Basel to Aarau once a week. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 1 h.
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Questions & Answers
The distance between Basel and Aarau is 40 km. The road distance is 56 km.
The cheapest way to get from Basel to Aarau is to bus which costs SFr 6 and takes 1 h.
The quickest way to get from Basel to Aarau is to train which takes 35 min and costs SFr 21 - SFr 40.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Aarau. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel and arriving at Aarau. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h.
The train from Basel SBB to Aarau takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.