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There are 2 ways to get from Basel to Gimmelwald by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...

$59 - $105

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Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Gimmelwald 109.4 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Gimmelwald is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Gimmelwald is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Basel and Gimmelwald is 115 km. The road distance is 175 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Gimmelwald without a car is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Basel to Gimmelwald, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Gimmelwald is 175 km. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Basel to Gimmelwald.

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There are 1275+ hotels available in Gimmelwald. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Gimmelwald.
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  • Distance: 71.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Gimmelwald hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h.

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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Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2 h
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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