There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Solothurn by train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

  1. 26 / ...
  2. 5 / ...

$28 - $51

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. 43.8 miles

$310 - $370

Drive  •  46 min

  1. 43.8 miles

$9 - $14

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
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Solothurn is 39 km. The road distance is 70 km.

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

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

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.

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