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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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Schaffhausen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 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 best way to get from Basel to Schaffhausen without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs SFr 30 - SFr 65.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Schaffhausen is 97 km. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Basel to Schaffhausen.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at $65 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 hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 1 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.

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Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$30 - $65
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