There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Engelberg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Engelberg 8-Y

$48 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Engelberg 8-Y

$20 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Engelberg 83.5 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Engelberg is to drive which costs SFr 17 - SFr 26 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Engelberg is to drive which costs SFr 17 - SFr 26 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Basel and Engelberg is 103 km. The road distance is 133.6 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Basel to Engelberg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Engelberg. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Engelberg via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Basel to Engelberg via Luzern in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Engelberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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