There are 2 ways to get from Basel to Schaffhausen by train or car

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Train  •  1 h

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

$30 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Schaffhausen 60.4 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs SFr 12 - SFr 19 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Schaffhausen is to train which costs SFr 30 - SFr 65 and takes 1 h.

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The distance between Basel and Schaffhausen is 81 km. The road distance is 96.6 km.

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The train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen takes 1 h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Schaffhausen. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Schaffhausen.
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  • Distance: 50.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Schaffhausen every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
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