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There are 5 ways to get from Basel to Frankenthal by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

25€ - 81€

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Bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N122 / ...

23€ - 36€

3 alternative options

Train via Karlsruhe  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankenthal Hbf Re

52€ - 72€

Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from Basel to Frankenthal 169.3 miles

30€ - 45€

Fly, train  •  3h 27m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

83€ - 274€

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Frankenthal is to bus which costs SFr 25 - SFr 45 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Frankenthal is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Frankenthal. However, there are services departing from Basel Sbb and arriving at Frankenthal Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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The distance between Basel and Frankenthal is 227 km. The road distance is 270.8 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Frankenthal without a car is to train which takes 2h 39m and costs SFr 29 - SFr 95.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from Basel to Frankenthal, including transfers.

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Basel to Frankenthal train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Basel Sbb station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Frankenthal is to train which takes 2h 39m and costs SFr 29 - SFr 95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 25 - SFr 45 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Basel to Frankenthal train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Frankenthal.
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  • Distance: 141.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Frankenthal, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Basel to Frankenthal hourly. Tickets cost 45€ - 70€ and the journey takes 2h 8m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Frankenthal twice daily. Tickets cost 13€ - 23€ and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankenthal Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
29€ - 34€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
ns.nl
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2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Frankenthal is 271 km. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Basel to Frankenthal.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Basel Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 441+ hotels available in Frankenthal. Prices start at 54€ per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8m and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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