There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Kandern by train, taxi, tram or car

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 6 train, taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 6 train from Basel Bad Bf to Lörrach Brombach/Hauingen 6
  2. Take a taxi from Lörrach Brombach/Hauingen to Kandern

$43 - $68

Cheapest option

Line 6 tram, drive  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 6 tram from Basel, Allschwilerplatz to Riehen, Grenze 6
  2. Drive from Riehen, Grenze to Kandern

$6 - $9

1 alternative option

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Kandern 15.1 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Kandern is 18 km. The road distance is 24.1 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Kandern without a car is to line 6 train and taxi which takes 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 29 min to get from Basel to Kandern, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Kandern is 24 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Basel to Kandern.

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There are 705+ hotels available in Kandern. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Kandern.
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  • Distance: 11.4 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Kandern, Germany?

There is no direct connection from Basel to Kandern. However, you can take the line 6 train to Lörrach Brombach/Hauingen then take the taxi to Kandern. Alternatively, you can take the line 6 tram to Riehen, Grenze then take the drive to Kandern.

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 Lörrach Brombach/Hauingen
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BVB
Website
bvb.ch
Tram from Basel, Allschwilerplatz to Riehen, Grenze
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bvb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Lörrach Brombach/Hauingen to Kandern
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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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