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

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Train  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Aarau Ir37
  2. Take the train from Aarau to Unterkulm S14

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Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basel to Unterkulm 72.2 km

SFr 300 - SFr 370

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Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Unterkulm 72.2 km

SFr 8 - SFr 13

Basel to Unterkulm by train

The train journey time between Basel and Unterkulm is around 1h 5m and covers a distance of around 61 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 1m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Aargau Verkehr AG, the Basel to Unterkulm train service departs from Basel SBB and arrives in Unterkulm. Typically 144 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 5m
Fastest train time:
1h 1m
Train distance:
61 km
Trains per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

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Last train departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Basel to Unterkulm train schedules

Trains departing Sunday, July 25, 2021

Basel → Unterkulm
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Unterkulm is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Unterkulm is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Unterkulm is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Unterkulm is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 13 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Unterkulm is to taxi which costs SFr 300 - SFr 370 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Unterkulm. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Unterkulm via Aarau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 7m.

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The distance between Basel and Unterkulm is 49 km. The road distance is 72.2 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Unterkulm without a car is to train which takes 1h 7m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 7m to get from Basel to Unterkulm, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Unterkulm train services, operated by Aargau Verkehr AG, arrive at Unterkulm station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Unterkulm is 72 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Basel to Unterkulm.

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  • Distance: 49.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 7m

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

You can take a train from Basel to Unterkulm via Aarau in around 1h 7m.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
+41 51 220 11 11
Train from Basel SBB to Aarau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Aargau Verkehr AG
Train from Aarau to Unterkulm
Ave. Duration
19 min
Every 20 minutes
Aargau Verkehr AG
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Basel to Unterkulm
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
SFr 300 - SFr 370
Taxi-Zentrale AG Basel
+41 61 222 22 22
Mini Cab AG
+41 61 777 77 77
33er Taxi AG
+41 61 333 33 33

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