There are 6 ways to get from Basel to Rheinfelden by train, bus, ferry, rideshare, taxi or car
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Train • 13 min
$11 - $18
Rideshare • 30 min
4 alternative options
Bus • 17 min
$7 - $11
Ferry • 2 h 30 min
$29 - $45
Taxi • 17 min
$85 - $110
Drive • 17 min
$2 - $4
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Basel to Rheinfelden is to rideshare which costs SFr 2 and takes 30 min.
The quickest way to get from Basel to Rheinfelden is to train which costs SFr 11 - SFr 18 and takes 13 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Rheinfelden. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 17 min.
Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Basel Schifflände and arriving at Rheinfelden BPG. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Rheinfelden(Baden). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.
The distance between Basel and Rheinfelden is 16 km. The road distance is 19.6 km.
The best way to get from Basel to Rheinfelden without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 18.
The train from Basel Bad Bf to Rheinfelden(Baden) takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Basel to Rheinfelden bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Basel SBB station.
Basel to Rheinfelden train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel Bad Bf station.
What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Rheinfelden, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Rheinfelden every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Basel to Rheinfelden once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 17 min. Autolinee Ventre also services this route once a week.
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.
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Rheinfelden(Baden)
Bus from Basel SBB to Rheinfelden
- Ave. Duration
- 17 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $7 - $11
- Schedules at
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Basel to Rheinfelden
- Ave. Duration
- 30 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- Book at
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More Questions & Answers
The best way to get from Basel to Rheinfelden is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 7 - SFr 11 and takes 17 min.
Basel to Rheinfelden bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Rheinfelden station.
Basel to Rheinfelden train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Rheinfelden(Baden) station.
Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Rheinfelden is 20 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Basel to Rheinfelden.
Book your Basel to Rheinfelden train tickets online with Rome2rio.
There are 527+ hotels available in Rheinfelden. Prices start at $70 USD per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Basel and Rheinfelden. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.