There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Leukerbad by train or car

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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp Eurocity / ...

$83 - $146

Cheapest option

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec

$57 - $85

2 alternative options

Train via Bern  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...

$83 - $149

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Leukerbad 179 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Leukerbad is 131 km. The road distance is 286.5 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Leukerbad without a car is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Basel to Leukerbad, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Leukerbad is 286 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Basel to Leukerbad.

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There are 939+ hotels available in Leukerbad. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Leukerbad.
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  • Distance: 82 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Leukerbad hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $120 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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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