There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Solothurn by train, taxi or car

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Line 26 train, line 5 train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 26 train from Basel SBB to Olten 26 / ...
  2. Take the line 5 train from Olten to Solothurn 5 / ...

$28 - $51

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Moutier 51
  2. Take the train from Moutier to Solothurn West 64-Y

$28 - $51

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basel to Solothurn 43.8 miles

$310 - $370

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Solothurn 43.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Solothurn is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 14 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Solothurn is to taxi which costs SFr 300 - SFr 370 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Solothurn. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Solothurn via Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Basel and Solothurn is 39 km. The road distance is 70.1 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Solothurn without a car is to line 26 train and line 5 train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs SFr 27 - SFr 55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Basel to Solothurn, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Basel to Solothurn.
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  • Distance: 24.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Basel to Solothurn via Olten in around 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Solothurn
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Moutier
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Moutier to Solothurn West
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Basel to Solothurn
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$310 - $370
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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