There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Solothurn by train, taxi or car
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Line 3 train, train • 1 h 26 min
$28 - $51
2 alternative options
Taxi • 46 min
$300 - $370
Drive • 46 min
$9 - $14
Questions & Answers
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 costs SFr 300 - SFr 370 and takes 46 min.
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 26 min.
The distance between Basel and Solothurn is 39 km. The road distance is 70.1 km.
The best way to get from Basel to Solothurn without a car is to line 3 train and train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs SFr 28 - SFr 55.
It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Basel to Solothurn, including transfers.
Basel to Solothurn train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.
Basel to Solothurn train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Solothurn station.
Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Solothurn is 70 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Basel to Solothurn.
There are 144+ hotels available in Solothurn. Prices start at $74 USD per night.
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 26 min.
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.
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
- Ave. Duration
- 39 min
- Every 15 minutes
- Estimated price
- $19 - $35
- Schedules at
Train from Olten to Solothurn
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