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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Spiez 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Kandersteg 300 / ...

$63 - $113

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Kandersteg 98 miles

$20 - $30

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

You can take a train from Basel to Kandersteg via Spiez in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Kandersteg
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Kandersteg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Basel to Kandersteg?

The distance between Basel and Kandersteg is 118 km. The road distance is 157 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basel to Kandersteg?

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Kandersteg is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 29 and takes 1 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Basel to Kandersteg?

The quickest way to get from Basel to Kandersteg is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs SFr 20 - SFr 29.

Is there a direct train between Basel and Kandersteg?

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Kandersteg. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Kandersteg via Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from Basel to Kandersteg?

It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Basel to Kandersteg, including transfers.