There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Stein am Rhein by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 8 train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen Ire
  2. Take the line 8 train from Schaffhausen to Stein am Rhein 8

$39 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Winterthur Ouibus

$16 - $42

2 alternative options

Train, line 29 train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Winterthur 37 / ...
  2. Take the line 29 train from Winterthur to Stein am Rhein 29 / ...

$48 - $83

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Stein am Rhein 86.3 miles

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Stein am Rhein is to bus which costs SFr 15 - SFr 45 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Stein am Rhein is to drive which takes 1 h 33 min and costs SFr 17 - SFr 26.

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The distance between Basel and Stein am Rhein is 97 km. The road distance is 138 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Basel to Stein am Rhein, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Stein am Rhein. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Stein am Rhein via Schaffhausen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Stein am Rhein, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Basel to Stein am Rhein via Schaffhausen in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Stein am Rhein via Zurich, Winterthur, Frauenfeld, and Frauenfeld, Bahnhof in around 3 h 12 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Stein am Rhein
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Train from Winterthur to Stein am Rhein
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Ouibus

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