There are 8 ways to get from Basel to Dornach by train, tram, bus, taxi, car, rideshare, towncar or foot

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

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Line 3 train  •  8 min

  1. Take the line 3 train from Basel SBB to Dornach-Arlesheim 3 / ...

$10 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saint-Louis to Aesch 11.3 miles

$2

6 alternative options

Line 10 tram  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 10 tram from Basel, Heuwaage to Dornach, Bahnhof 10

$4

Line 64 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 64 bus from Basel, Bachgraben to Dornach, Bahnhof 64

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basel to Dornach 8.1 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Dornach 8.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Basel to Dornach 8.1 miles

$30 - $45

Walk  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Walk from Basel to Dornach 7.2 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Bachgraben and arriving at Dornach, Bahnhof. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Dornach-Arlesheim. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Basel and Dornach is 9 km. The road distance is 12.9 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Dornach without a car is to line 3 train which takes 8 min and costs .

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The line 3 train from Basel SBB to Dornach-Arlesheim takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Basel to Dornach bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Basel, Bachgraben station.

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

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The best way to get from Basel to Dornach is to line 3 train which takes 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 64 bus, which costs and takes 39 min.

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Basel to Dornach bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Dornach, Bahnhof station.

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

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Map of how to get from Basel to Dornach.
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  • Distance: 5.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Dornach every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Basel to Dornach every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 39 min.

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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Dornach-Arlesheim
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLT
Website
blt.ch
Tram from Basel, Heuwaage to Dornach, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
blt.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Basel, Bachgraben to Dornach, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saint-Louis to Aesch
Ave. Duration
17 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Basel
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Basel to Dornach
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$30 - $45
Taxi from Basel to Dornach
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Mini Cab AG
Phone
+41 61 777 77 77
Website
mini-cab.ch
Taxi-Zentrale AG Basel
Phone
+41 61 222 22 22
Website
taxi-zentrale.ch
33er Taxi AG
Phone
+41 61 333 33 33
Website
33ertaxi.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Dornach is 13 km. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Basel to Dornach.

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There are 445+ hotels available in Dornach. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Basel and Dornach. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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