There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Brig by train, night train or car

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Brig Eurocity / ...

$65 - $120

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Night train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the night train from Basel SBB to Brig Eurocity

$65 - $120

2 alternative options

Train via Bern  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...

$68 - $121

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Brig 189.3 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Brig is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Brig is to night train which costs SFr 60 - SFr 110 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Brig. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Basel and Brig is 142 km. The road distance is 303 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Brig without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120.

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The train from Basel SBB to Brig takes 2 h 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Basel to Brig train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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Basel to Brig train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Brig station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Brig is 303 km. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Basel to Brig.

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  • Distance: 88.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Brig hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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