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There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Meiringen by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 55 min

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

$66 - $111

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Train via Luzern  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Meiringen 470

$54 - $87

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Meiringen 92 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Meiringen is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Meiringen is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Meiringen. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Meiringen via Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Basel and Meiringen is 103 km. The road distance is 147.3 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Meiringen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Basel to Meiringen, including transfers.

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Basel to Meiringen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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Basel to Meiringen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken Ost station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Meiringen is 147 km. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Basel to Meiringen.

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  • Distance: 64.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

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

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

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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 Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Meiringen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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