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

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Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen Ire

$36 - $63

2 alternative options

Train, line 9 train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich Oerlikon 36
  2. Take the line 9 train from Zürich Oerlikon to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$44 - $80

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Rhine Falls 58.7 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Rhine Falls. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Neuhausen Rheinfall via Zürich Oerlikon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Basel and Rhine Falls is 79 km. The road distance is 94 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Rhine Falls without a car is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Basel to Rhine Falls, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Neuhausen Rheinfall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Rhine Falls is 94 km. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Basel to Rhine Falls.

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There are 215+ hotels available in Rhine Falls. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Rhine Falls.
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  • Distance: 49.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Rhine Falls, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Rhine Falls hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 1 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 Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich Oerlikon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Oerlikon to Neuhausen Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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