There are 5 ways to get from Basel to Freiburg Main Station by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...

$22 - $40

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Bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg 299 / ...

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Night train  •  43 min

  1. Take the night train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Nj / ...

$24 - $45

Rideshare  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Basel to Freiburg im Breisgau 45.2 miles

$6

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Freiburg Main Station 44.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Freiburg Main Station is to rideshare which costs SFr 6 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Freiburg Main Station is to train which costs SFr 21 - SFr 35 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel central station station and arriving at Freiburg. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Basel and Freiburg Main Station is 53 km. The road distance is 71.7 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Freiburg Main Station without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs SFr 21 - SFr 35.

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The train from Basel Bad Bf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Basel to Freiburg Main Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Basel to Freiburg Main Station train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel Bad Bf station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Freiburg Main Station is to train which takes 32 min and costs SFr 21 - SFr 35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 4 - SFr 7 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Basel to Freiburg Main Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Freiburg station.

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Basel to Freiburg Main Station train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Freiburg Main Station.
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  • Distance: 33 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Freiburg Main Station, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Freiburg Main Station hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 32 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Freiburg Main Station hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 10 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 Bad Bf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
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 Bad Bf to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Basel SBB Station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Basel to Freiburg im Breisgau
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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