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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

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Rheinfelden(Baden) Ire / ...

$11 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Basel to Rheinfelden 13.6 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Rheinfelden 27-Y

$7 - $11

Ferry  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Basel Schifflände to Rheinfelden BPG 14-Y

$29 - $45

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basel to Rheinfelden 12.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Rheinfelden 12.2 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Rheinfelden is to rideshare which costs SFr 2 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Rheinfelden is to train which costs SFr 11 - SFr 18 and takes 13 min.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Basel and Rheinfelden is 16 km. The road distance is 19.6 km.

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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.

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The train from Basel Bad Bf to Rheinfelden(Baden) takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Basel to Rheinfelden bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Basel SBB station.

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

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Map of how to get from Basel to Rheinfelden.
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  • Distance: 10.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

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.

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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Rheinfelden(Baden)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Basel to Rheinfelden
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Ferry operators
Basler Personenschifffahrts
Phone
+41 (0) 61 639 95 00
Email
info@bpg.ch
Website
bpg.ch
Ferry from Basel Schifflände to Rheinfelden BPG
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
bpg.ch
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Basel to Rheinfelden
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Basel to Rheinfelden
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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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.

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Basel to Rheinfelden bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Rheinfelden station.

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Basel to Rheinfelden train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Rheinfelden(Baden) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Rheinfelden is 20 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Basel to Rheinfelden.

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There are 527+ hotels available in Rheinfelden. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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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.

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